primary business is mineral exploration
Royalty interest in two producing mines in Flin Flon, Manitoba
President and CEO, Director
Mike is a highly regarded geologist with a number of successful discoveries that highlight over 40 years of senior exploration and mining experience. He holds a B.Sc. in geology from the University of Manitoba. He joined Hudson Bay Exploration and Development Co. Ltd. in 1955 and held various positions including Chief Geophysicist, Senior Project Geologist and became Assistant Superintendent of Exploration and Development. From 1970 to 1984 he was a senior executive for Granges Exploration overseeing the eventual sale of the company to MIM, and was the discoverer of the Trout Lake Ore body at Flin Flon, Manitoba. This deposit has been in continuous production since 1984. In 1984, Mike became President and C.E.O. of Granges taking revenues from $4 million to $65 million per year. He became Chairman and C.E.O. of Hycroft Resources, a large open pit, heap leach gold deposit and was responsible for increasing production to over 100,000 ounces of gold per year. Mr. Muzylowski was the 1988 recipient of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Developer Of The Year Award, in recognition of the some (15) fifteen ore bodies in which he was involved in discovering. The majority (13) of those mining operations are in the province of Manitoba where Callinan has it's focus. Mike was involved with the sale of the Windspear company and it's Snap Lake Diamond Project to DeBeers.
Mr. Irwin is a principal in the law firm of DuMoulin Black. He has over 25 years of experience relating to all aspects of securities law, including multi-jurisdictional and international corporate listings.
Ms. Stylianides holds a law degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. She began her career as a corporate lawyer by joining the firm of Webber Wentzel, Attorneys, in 1990. In 1992, she joined Investec Merchant Bank Limited where she specialized in risk management and gained extensive experience in the areas of corporate finance and structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, structuring, specialized finance and other banking and financial products for financial institutions and corporations. Since her relocation to Vancouver in 1997, she has been a director of, and has been engaged in the financial restructuring of certain Nasdaq traded companies and she has extensive knowledge of the securities regulatory regime in Canada and the United States. Recently, Ms. Stylianides was the CEO of FinTec Holdings Corp., a company specializing in structuring and implementing corporate and structured finance transactions in the mining and bioscience sectors. In September 2005, Ms. Stylianides joined the Surgical Spaces, Inc. Group of Companies as CEO and has been instrumental in overseeing its national expansion strategy as Canada's private health care consolidator.
Mr. Dembinsky, now semi-retired, was Chairman of the Newland Group Inc in San Diego from 1986 until 1991. Prior to that he held successive executive posts with Genstar Land USA, Genstar Eastern Development, Abbey Glen Corp., Great Northern and Home-Smith International.
Dr. Mervin Shnider
Dr. Shnider is a retired M.D. Now living on Vancouver Island, he was a long-term resident of Flin Flon and has deep ties to the community.
Mr. Slade has an illustrious career in mining and exploration, including a 33-year stint with Falconbridge. In his time with Falconbridge, he was the V.P. in charge of Canadian Nickel and Copper operations and president of the Candian Nickel Division. His directorships include, Falconbridge Copper, Pamour Porcupine Mines Ltd., Belmoral Mines Ltd. and Eldorado Nuclear Ltd.
Vancouver Businessman, a valued member of the board of directors since 2002. He has successfully helped numerous public companies resolve disputes regarding financial matters quickly and efficiently. Mr. Cytrynbaum's legal background and experience has been an asset to the company.
Vice President, Finance/Europe
A resident of Switzerland, Mr. Civelli's expertise lies in the area of international financing, primarily resource ventures.