John Nugent
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Nugent practiced corporate and commercial law in Toronto prior to becoming an investment banker with Midland Doherty Ltd. After a period in senior management at Midland, John became president of Gardiner Group Stock Brokers Inc. that was sold to the Toronto Dominion Bank. Mr. Nugent was a co-founder and president of Romanex Limited a mineral exploration company that acquired and developed properties in South America and Africa that were sold to Sutton Resources Ltd. which was itself acquired by Barrick. He then became president of International Barytex Resources Ltd., a public mineral exploration company doing business in Canada and Tanzania. 

Nick DeMare
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

Nick DeMare has been a director and officer of many publicly listed companies in the resource sector since 1986 providing accounting, management, securities regulatory compliance and corporate secretarial services. He graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1977 with a Bachelor of Commerce.