Endeavour Mining Corporation
Neil Woodyer, CEO
Neil Woodyer is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Endeavour. He is responsible for implementing the Corporation's strategic growth plan and co-ordinating and directing the management team. Mr. Woodyer has extensive experience in the mining sector developing, implementing and financing strategic growth plans. His experience in the natural resource business spans more than 30 years, including as Chief Executive Officer of Lloyds International Trading, a subsidiary of Lloyds Bank plc specializing in project and trade finance and commodity trading and of Amalgamated Metal Corporation plc's group of New York and Latin America-based metal trading and mining finance companies. Mr. Woodyer is a director of Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Adriaan "Attie" Roux, COO
Attie Roux is the Chief Operating Officer of Endeavour Mining and is responsible for the management of the Group's mines in West Africa. Prior to that he was General Manager of Adamus Resources and Senior Vice President - Operations of Endeavour Mining. Mr. Roux is a metallurgical engineer with over 38 years extensive General Management experience in the mining industry, including 34 years with Anglo American, De Beers and AngloGold, specializing in the developing, commissioning, expansion, restructuring and operating of large scale mining and processing operations throughout South Africa and West Africa. Before leaving AngloGold, he held the position of Divisional General Manager and Head of Metallurgy. Mr. Roux is a Registered Professional Scientist with the SA Council for Natural Scientific Professions.
Ota Hally, CFO
Mr. Hally joined Endeavour in early 2014 as Vice President - Group Controller. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst with over 12 years' experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining Endeavour, Mr. Hally was the Director of Finance for Pan American Silver, the second-largest primary silver mining company in the world and held operational roles at producing gold mines in South America with Meridian Gold, prior to and subsequent to their acquisition by Yamana Gold. Mr. Hally obtained his accountancy designation in the assurance practices of KPMG in Canada and the US, specializing in Natural Resources.
Douglas Bowlby, Executive VP Corporate Development
Mr. Bowlby is responsible for the analysis of corporate transactions, assisting with transaction implementation, and contributing to the growth of the company. Mr. Bowlby joined Endeavour in 1996 and has a strong analytical background and wide range of natural resource transaction experience in merchant banking, corporate finance and M&A. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute.
Jeremy Langford, Executive VP Construction Services
Mr. Langford holds an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from RMIT University and has worked in the mining and oil and gas industries for the past 15 years. He has extensive experience in many countries including Ghana, Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Norway, Indonesia, Russia, South Korea and Australia. Most recently Mr. Langford successfully managed the construction and delivery of the Nzema and Agbaou projects for Endeavour. Currently he is managing Endeavour's Houndé Project in Burkina Faso, coupled with Endeavour's in-house Construction Services Group.
Richard Thomas, Executive VP Technical Services
Mr. Thomas has over 20 years' experience in open pit and underground mining and was previously VP Mining for Continental Africa for Anglogold. He has a BSc Mining Engineering degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a Professional Engineer registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa. Mr. Thomas has worked in Southern Africa, Central and South East Asia and West Africa in gold, diamonds and base metals.
Morgan Carroll, Executive VP Corporate Finance & General Counsel
Mr. Carroll joined Endeavour in 2008 and has wide range of transactional experience in mining, including bank and capital markets financings and M&A. He previously spent seven years practicing law in the finance group at Mayer Brown International LLP in London and New York, and is admitted as an Attorney in the State of New York, and as a Solicitor in England & Wales.
Doug Reddy, Senior VP Business Development
Mr. Reddy has over 28 years of industry experience in exploration, mine geology, resource development and consulting in base and precious metals. He has been with Endeavour since 2006 working extensively on technical services, business development and investor relations. Mr. Reddy is a registered professional geoscientist (P.Geo. APEGBC) and a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Gérard de Hert, VP Exploration
Gérard de Hert has more than 17 years of experience in mining and exploration in West and Central Africa. Prior to joining Endeavour, he served in senior roles at Vale, IAMGOLD and Anglogold Ashanti in Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal and Mali. He holds a Master in Mineral Exploration from Leicester University in the UK and a Master in Mineralogy & Geology from Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. Mr. de Hert is registered with the European Federation of Geologists (EurGeol) as professional geoscientist.