Board of Directors
Chairman and CEO
MBA, HEC Lausanne, Switzerland
Was introduced to mining at a very early age while growing up in the mining town of Asbestos, Quebec. The Jeffrey Mine, was one of the largest open pit mine in the world with approximately 3000 employees at its peak in the early 70's.
Mr. Labrecque worked at the mine for 7 years as a summer student in the following departments: quality control, production, underground and open pit mining as a labourer.
Co-Founder of Pershimco Resources 2003-2006 (TSX-V).
Relisted Glen Eagle Resources from the NEXT Exchange to TSX-V in 2005.
Mr. Guy Chamard is a civil engineer with over 30 years of experience in mining project development and others. He worked for Cambior Inc. as Project Director (1994 to 2000) and was Director of the Mining Department (Montréal) for Génivar and WSP Canada from 2007 to 2014. Mr. Chamard contributed to the realization of the projects Orleans (Wollastonite), Essakane, Burkina Faso (Gold), Canadian Royalties (zinc), Quebec Lithium (Lithium). He is a member of the Board of Directors of Mason Graphite (LLG.TSX) since 2016 and is currently a consultant for the start-up of mining or industrial construction projects. He is a member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ).
Gilles Laverdière is a geologist with more than 40 years of experience with mining exploration companies. For Merrex Gold Inc., he was in charge of developing a gold project in Mali in a joint venture with Iamgold Inc. from 2011 to 2014, he was in charge of the planning and supervision of drilling projects in the North Western Quebec and geological reporting under NI 43-101 from 2006 to 2010 and President and Chief Executive Officer of HMZ Metals Inc. from 1998 to 2006 where he acquired mining assets in China and listed the Company through an stock market on the TSX. From 1985 to 1997, he was a senior executive and board member of many public mining companies where he assessed mining prospects, negotiated and structured financing for various mining companies in Canada, the Philippines, Brazil and Nevada. He is a member of the Ordre des Géologues du Québec (OGQ).
Charles Taschereau is a mining engineer with over 25 years experiences in the management and development of mining projects and corporations in over 12 countries. He works as COO for Orbite Technologies since 2016, was CEO for Congo Equipment during 2014-2016, was COO for Québec Lithium during 2010-2013 and VP for Iamgold during 2007-2010. He was involved in all the aspects of the mining cycle: exploration, feasibility studies, financing, construction and operation. M. Taschereau has a Master Degree in Mining Engineering (Laval), a MBA (Curtin), a Master Degree in Sustainability (Cambridge) and is a member of the Ordre of Comptables Professionnels Agrées (CPA) and of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ).
Karl will be a great asset to the Company with his mine production and industrial processing management skills, having built several projects from the ground up, while achieving great successes in the last six years at Imerys Graphite, Carbone Canada and Nouveau Monde Graphite. Several mining companies have witnessed major increases in their market capitalization under his stewardship as acting COO.
President and CEO
Chief Operation Officer
CFO, Chief Financial Officer