Board of Directors

GLENN J. MULLAN, Chairman

Mr. Mullan holds a B.Sc. (Geology) from Concordia University and has 41years of experience in the mining and mineral exploration industries. Mr. Mullan is also the President, CEO, and Chairman of Golden Valley Mines.

As an independent prospector, Mr. Mullan has assembled and acquired many mining prospects ranging from grass-roots ventures through advanced-stage projects. Mr. Mullan was instrumental in assembling many of the properties comprising the portfolio now explored by Golden Valley Mines and affiliates.

Glenn also is also President of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).

 

IAN BALL, Director

Prior to joining Abitibi Royalties as President (2014) and CEO (2015), Mr. Ball worked 10.5 years, at Goldcorp and then McEwen Mining. He served as McEwen Mining’s president where he was responsible for overseeing production, construction and exploration activities throughout North and South America. He was responsible for discovering McEwen Mining’s El Gallo II project, scheduled to become one of the 15 largest silver mines in the world, building the El Gallo I gold mine (in addition to discovering several of the satellite deposits at that mine), in Mexico.

 

LOUIS DOYLE, Director

Mr. Doyle serves as Managing Director and Director of Québec Bourse, since January 2016, which is an association that is focused on regrouping Québec based listed companies and other market stakeholders. Prior to his involvement with the Québec Bourse, he served as Vice-President, Montréal of TSX Venture Exchange. During his sixteen years at the Exchange, Mr. Doyle was chairman of the TSX Venture Listing Committee, was member of the Policy committee and also led the nationwide TSX Venture Mentorship program.

 

FRANK MARIAGE, Director

Mr. Mariage joined Fasken Martineau’s corporate law group in June 2012. Mr. Mariage practises in securities, corporate and mining law. Mr. Mariage mainly represents mining companies and accompanies them in the process that leads to the discovery, sale or mining of mineral deposits in Canada or abroad. He is listed in the Canadian Lexpert Directory in the mining law sector since 2012, and in the directory Best Lawyers in Canada in the national resources sector since 2011. Since 2014, Mr. Mariage has also served as the Chairman of the Quebec Mineral Exploration Association (AEMQ). He also gives lectures for the TSX Venture Exchange on how to manage companies that are listed on a stock exchange.

 

ANDREW PEPPER, Director

Andrew T. Pepper is president of Link Plan Management, the portfolio manager and operational business unit of Link Investment Management, a B2B2C software developer.  Mr. Pepper holds the Certified Investment Management designation (CIM) and was an associate advising representative with Gryphon Investment Counsel (2011-2016). He was previously a founding partner of Windermere Capital and its predecessor firm, PepperWright Corporation (2004-2009).  Mr. Pepper is also a director of Val-d'Or Mining Corporation, Abitibi Royalties and Uranium Valley Mines.  Mr. Pepper is chairman of the Action Centre Foundation, former director of Canadian Royalties, current advisor and past president of the Montreal Racket Club, former director of the Quebec Arthritis Association, former director of the Cedars Cancer Institute and member of the Sarah Cook Fund advisory board.  

 

DR. C. JENS ZINKE, Director

Dr. Zinke graduated as a Mining Engineer specializing in Geophysics. He obtained a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University in Frankfurt, Germany, and completed post doctorate work with Stanford University in California, USA. Dr. Zinke was most recently the Vice President, Sales of Canadian Royalties, a company now majority-owned by Jilin Jien Nickel Industry Company Ltd. of China, but was previously a public company that traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. During his tenure with Canadian Royalties, Dr. Zinke held various senior management positions including, Vice President Business Development and Concentrate Marketing and Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Zinke also sits on the Boards of various other junior mining companies.