Director, Chairman & CEO
Mr. Hottman brings 30 years of experience in corporate finance and management of junior resource companies. Mr. Hottman is also a founding team member of Eldorado Gold (TSX, NYSE) and Nevada Pacific Gold (TSX) which was acquired by McEwen Mining (TSX, NYSE) in 2007.
Mr. Bruce Winfield, M.Sc., P.Geo, has more than 40 years of experience in the minerals industry as a geologist, corporate executive and consultant. Following 14 years with major mining companies Texasgulf Inc. and Boliden Inc., he held the position of VP Exploration for Greenstone Resources and Eldorado Gold Corporation leading to the exploration and development of five gold deposits. Subsequently as President and or CEO he has led companies exploring primarily in South America for the last twenty years.
Mark T. Brown, B. Comm. CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Brown is the President of Pacific Opportunity Capital Ltd., in Vancouver B.C. Mr. Brown has assisted in the successful establishment of several private and public companies. In the public company sector, he has played key roles in the success of several companies which his team at Pacific Opportunity has listed on the TSXV, the TSX and the NYSE Mkt Exchanges. His corporate focus is merger and acquisition transactions, financing, strategic corporate planning, and corporate development. Prior to joining Pacific Opportunity, Mr. Brown managed the financial departments of two TSE 300 companies, Miramar Mining Corp. and Eldorado Gold Ltd. Mr. Brown has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1993, while working with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Vancouver.