|Board of Directors & Management:
||Ian Pirie, MSc, P.Geo. – Chairman & Director:
Up until his recent retirement, Ian worked for Inmet Mining Corporation and its predecessor companies for over 31 years. During his tenure with Inmet, he held various positions including General Manager, Latin America (based in Chile), where he was responsible for the acquisition and development of the Antamina project up to the beginning of the construction phase. Most recently he was Vice President, Projects during which time he was responsible for the development of Cobre Las Cruces in Spain and the Cobre Panama project in Panama. Mr. Pirie is a Professional Geoscientist registered in Ontario and British Columbia.
Terry Lynch, – CEO & President:
Mr. Lynch graduated in 1981 from St. Francis Xavier University with a joint honours degree in Economics and BBA. He is currently CEO of Relief Gold, a privately held mining company with property interests in Nevada. In addition Mr. Lynch is Chairman of the social media start up Punchcast Inc. Prior to starting Relief Gold in 2010 Mr. Lynch had been a director and later CEO of TSX listed Firstgold Corp. He assumed the CEO position after the company had run into financial difficulty bringing its Relief Canyon mine into production. He arranged a sale of 51% of the company for a total capital injection of $26.5 million from Northwest Non Ferrous Metals, one of China’s largest mining engineering and consulting groups. However, due to the rejection of the takeover by the US government, the company filed for bankruptcy. From October 2005 to August 2008 Mr. Lynch was a partner with Kingsmill Capital Partners, a financial advisory firm specializing in advising public and private early stage growth companies. Prior to joining Kingsmill Capital he spent 15 years operating startup companies in industrial products, oil and gas and media.
Peter Kent Director, J.D., LLM
Fomerly with the TecSyn Group of Companies where he was Vice President general Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Peter brings over 25 years of business experience regarding complex business and legal affairs. In addition to his time at Tecsyn Peter also was a corporate commercial lawyer at Bassel Sullivan a Toronto based boutique law firm.
Dan Gosselin Director, MBA
Is chief executive officer of BNY Trust Company of Canada and country head for the Canadian corporate trust business. Gosselin worked as a consultant for Mackie Research Capital as a special advisor to the president of the private client division. Before that, he provided private consultancy and advisory services and held a number of senior level wealth management, fund and asset management appointments. Gosselin has extensive capital markets experience, having run a variety of fixed income, sales, origination and trading functions as a managing director at both Merrill Lynch Canada and CIBC World Markets.
Zhangliang Lou Director, Bachelor of Information Systems
Director Manager, Strategy & Investment Department with the Ningbo Jintian (Copper) Group. He is extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of the copper industry and will bring international experience in finance and global development. He is the nominee of Hong Kong Maytime International Industry Limited, a subsidiary of Jintian Copper (the largest shareholder of PBX).
||James Albrecht, CA — CFO:
James was announced as CFO of the Company on May 1, 2013. James is a Chartered Accountant and had successful careers at both PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Stern Cohen LLP in their respective Assurance Practices prior to PBX.
Chris Hodgson – VP Exploration
Chris has had an outstanding career first at Amax Exploration where he rose to Chief Geologist, than at Canamax Resources where he rose to be VP of Exploration, followed by successful tours as Exploration Manager at Canada Tungsten and Minera Inmet in Chile and most recently as VP of Exploration for a Canadian junior mining company exploring an historic silver district in central Mexico. Chris speaks fluent Spanish and has worked in Chile off and on over the past twenty years. One of the highlights of his time in Chile was his early recognition of the Santo Domingo IOCG (iron oxide-copper-gold) deposit, subsequently developed by Farwest Resources and ultimately sold for $700 million to Capstone Mining.
SUNG BUM HUH- Vice President, Corporate Development
Mr. Huh has more than 16 years in financial and mining industry. He has been with PBX since 2011. He graduated from Korea University in Seoul, Korea and worked for Hanwha Securities. Since he immigrated to Canada in 2000, he has worked for BMO Nesbitt Burns in one of Canada’s 5 largest full service brokerage firms. He also served for TD Canada Trust, one of the 5 largest banks in Canada. He then joined Walton International group and has also worked with Ominiarch Capital group as a partner.