High-grade Silver, Zinc, and Lead Advanced stage of development Prairie Creek Mine-NWT
Largest Shareholder Vatukoula Gold Mine (680,000 oz Reserves, 4.3 million oz Resource)
John F. Kearney
Chairman and President
Toronto, Ontario, Canada John Kearney has over thirty years experience in the mining industry worldwide. With degrees in law, economics and business administration, he has a strong background in corporate development, finance and managing public companies, primarily in the mining field.
He was previously President and Chief Executive of Northgate Exploration Limited (TSE; NYSE: LSE) Campbell Resources Inc. (TSE; NYSE; MSE) Sonora Gold Corp. (TSE; NASDAQ). He is currently Chairman of Anglesey Mining plc (LSE) and Conquest Resources Limited (TSX-V) and a Director of Avnel Gold Mining Ltd. (TSX); Scandinavian Minerals Limited (TSX); Sulliden Exploration Inc. (TSX) and Minco plc (AIM). He is also a director of the Mining Association of Canada, and of the NWT and Nunavut Chamber of Mines.
A director of Canadian Zinc since 2001, Mr. Kearney was appointed President in June 2003 and since that time has led the Company in the redevelopment of the Prairie Creek Mine, including raising over $40 million.
Alan Taylor, P. Geo.
Director and Chief Operating Officer
Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada Mr. Taylor has over 25 years experience in the mineral exploration industry and is a qualified P.Geo. with a Masters degree in Geology. He previously worked with Cominco, Imperial Metals Corporation, GSC, OGS, along with numerous other junior companies throughout the world. He is a member of the GAC, CIM, BC & NWT Chamber of Mines and is presently also a Director of Sunrise Minerals (TSX).
Mr. Taylor was formerly president of San Andreas Resources (Canadian Zinc’s predecessor company) and has been involved with the Prairie Creek Mine and property for over 10 years. During his involvement on the property the mineral resource base has increased significantly in order of magnitudes as a result of exploration.
Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Mr. Rip is a Chartered Accountant with over ten years experience in industry and public practice providing business advice to a variety of clients. He was previously CFO of Pine Valley Mining Corporation. In public practice, Mr.Rip worked at Grant Thornton LLP where he served as a Senior Manager in the Assurance and Business Advisory practice, focusing on the needs of public company clients.
Martin was formerly with Deloitte and Touche in the UK and holds a law degree from the University of Birmingham. Throughout his career, Mr. Rip has primarily focused on providing financial reporting and internal control expertise to public companies.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Mr. Atkins received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and subsequently qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the British Columbia Institute of Chartered Accountants (BCICA).
Mr. Atkins has actively participated within the BCICA organization on the Bylaws Committee, President Nominating Committee and Arbitration Committee. He is knowledgeable and experienced with financial reporting requirements of public companies and currently is a Director of the North Shore Credit Union and a member of the Independent Review Committee of Inhance Investment Management Inc.. Mr Atkins is a former partner with KPMG Chartered Accountants and continues to provide business advisory services to KPMG.
John A. MacPherson
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada John MacPherson is the original visionary and founding chairman of Canadian Zinc Corporation. He has been active in public markets, corporate finance and corporate development for over 30 years. During this time he has led the strategic development of several successful ventures, primarily in the fields of mining and oil and gas.
Throughout his career he has served as director of many private and public corporations listed on the Toronto, AMEX and London Stock Exchanges. In addition to Canadian Zinc Corporation, he is also a director of Tower Energy Ltd., a publicly traded oil and gas company.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Mr. Savage entered the mining industry in 1978 and formed the predecessor company to Imperial Metals Corporation, where he was president until his departure in 1986. Thereafter, he was involved in the exploration of the Windy Craggy deposit, and in the discovery and feasibility of the Huckleberry copper mine.
Mr. Savage is currently the president of Doublestar Resources Ltd., and is a director of Copper Ridge Explorations Ltd.
Yellowknife, NWT, Canada Dave Nickerson has spent much of his life as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, where he served as Minister of Health and Social Services, and as a Member of Parliament for nearly 10 years. He served as Chairman of the Northwest Territories Water Board, a federal body charged with the administration of water rights and environmental protection in the NWT, and also as a member of the Development Appeal Board for the City of Yellowknife.
A Professional Engineer, Mr. Nickerson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Mineral Exploration. He is also a director of Tyhee Development Corp.