Golden Goose Resources Inc
Jean-Marc Lacoste B. Economics
President & CEO
Mr. Lacoste joined the board in November 2004, was named CEO on September 1, 2006 and as of December 31, 2006 handles both Chairman and CEO roles. Early in his career, he worked at Merrill Lynch Canada, as Director of Derivative Products and most recently was Vice President Acquisitions at Northland Power Inc. He also sits on several boards of public and private companies.
Luc Audet B.A.
Luc Audet is a CA, member of the Chartered Accountants of Canada since 1981. During his career, he acted as chief financial officer (CFO) for several public or private companies, in particular Andromed Inc (from 2001 to 2004), Raymark Xpert Business Systems Inc (from 1998 to 2001) and Toon Boon Technologies Inc (from 1997 to 1998). Mr. Audet also worked for Provigo as assistant to the corporate controller (from 1992 to 1993), principal director and corporate controller (from 1993 to 1994) and vice-president of finance (from 1994 to 1997). He as also worked as director of finance at Télémédia from 1982 to 1992 and finally for Ernst & Young, from 1979 to 1982. Mr. Audet holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the HEC in Montreal.
A. Douglas Hunter, B.Sc., M.Sc.
Mr. Hunter is a registered Geologist from Ontario (APGO) graduated from Carleton University with an Honours B.Sc.(1975) & M.Sc.(1980) and has been in mining exploration since 1974. His career began with Teck Cominco and Algoma Steel and held multiple directorships in junior exploration companies. He worked for Wallbridge mining on managing the company’s joint ventures with Falconbridge (Xstrata) and Lonmin Plc.
Michel Bouchard, M.Sc. Geol., MBA
Mr. Bouchard has been involved in the exploration, development, and production fields of the mining sector for the past 25 years. He was a director of several public companies in the mining sector. He is credited for the contribution of the Bouchard Hebert Mine discovery in North-western Quebec. He was a Senior Executive for Aiquebelle Resources, Audrey Resources, Lyon Lake Mines, SOQUEM, and McWatters Mines. Mr. Bouchard is also President and CEO of CADISCOR RESOURCES Inc.
Kerry Knoll, B.A., B.A.A.
Mr. Knoll was named as director in May 2006 and has served as President of Glencairn Gold Corp. since it’s incorporation in 1987. He was the co-founder of Wheaton River Minerals Ltd., a company founded by Glencairn, and stayed with that company for 11 years in various capacities, including President. Other notable accomplishments during his career include terms as the Editor of both The Northern Miner Magazine and the Canadian Mining Journal. Mr. Knoll sits on the board of Blue Pearl Mining Ltd. in addition to several other mining companies.
Kevin D. Sherkin, LL.B.
Mr. Sherkin was recently named as a Director at Golden Goose Resources this past December 31, 2006. He is both a founding partner and the managing partner of Levine, Sherkin, Boussidan Professional Corporation and has been since its inception in 1990. He also currently sits on the Board of Directors of Rubicon Minerals Corp. (RMX) as well as the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee for Rubicon.
David Watkins, M. Sc.
Mr. Watkins was named as a Director in November 2004. He was President of Cyprus Amax Minerals Company for six years prior to joining Atna. He joined Falconbridge Copper Ltd. as an Exploration Geologist in 1977 and became Chief Geologist responsible for exploration in Quebec and mine operations at Lake Dufault and Opemiska in 1980. He acted as Vice President, Exploration and later President of Minnova Inc., the successor company to Falconbridge Copper. Early in his career Mr. Watkins also worked with Newmont Mining and with Noranda as an Exploration Geologist in various parts of the world including Australia, Mexico, Ecuador, and Canada. Mr. Watkins is also President and CEO of Atna Resources Ltd.
Greg Vance, B. Sc.
Greg Vance graduated from McGill University in 1986 with a Bachelors of Science, Chemical Engineering. He followed up with graduate studies in Exo-Toxicology at Concordia. In 2000 he retired from his computer business, which was started up 10 years earlier and self run with 1 assistant, having $12M in sales and serving customers like Bell Canada and NCR. In 1998 he formed a joint venture in a Paintball company, Procaps (makers of Diablo and Draxus brands, as well as V-Force) where his role was to work on production and provide capital. He sold the majority of interest in Procaps to private equity in 2005. Today he remains active in looking at buying/selling companies, and managing an investment portfolio of $35M.
Kevin Ramsay, C.A., C.M.A
Mr. Ramsay is a Chartered Accountant and CMA. He is currently a senior partner at Wasserman Ramsay Chartered Accountants, a firm specializing in the audit of public companies. Mr. Ramsay has extensive experience as an external auditor with junior and senior mining companies, including Wheaton River Minerals Limited prior to its acquisition by Goldcorp in 2005, and Blue Pearl Mining Ltd. (now Thompson Creek Metals Corp).