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Directors

Directors

Directors

 

David Lotan - Interim President & CEO, Director

Mr. Lotan is the President and CEO of LHI an investment company focused on natural resource opportunities. In his previous career David was the founder and CEO of the structured finance operations of Polar Capital -- a Canadian merchant bank and alternative asset manager, acted as a portfolio manager for the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and was a risk management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers focused on commodities and rates. David is a Chartered Accountant and CPA.
 

Paul Parisotto - Director

Mr. Parisotto was most recently the President and CEO of Calico Resources Corp. prior to the takeover of the company by Paramount Gold Nevada in July 2016. He is currently the Chairman of Noront Resources Ltd and has been a director since 2008. As President, CEO and Director of Arizona Star Resources Corp. listed on the American Stock Exchange, he led the sale of the company to Barrick Gold Corporation in December 2007 for $773 million in an all cash take-over bid. Arizona Star owned a 51% interest in one of the world's largest undeveloped gold/copper deposits. Earlier in his career, Paul built and headed up the corporate finance business for a Canadian investment dealer after serving as Manager, Original Listings for the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Parisotto is also a director of Scorpio Gold Corporation and Chantrell Ventures Corp.
 

Darren Blasutti - Director

Mr. Blasutti was the President and CEO of US Silver & Gold prior to its merger with Americas Silver Corporation (formerly Scorpio Mining Corporation). He was formerly the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick"). He reported to the Chief Executive Officer and played a lead role in the strategic development of Barrick for 13 years between 1998 and early 2011, during which time he executed over 25 gold mining transactions including the acquisitions of Homestake Mining Company and Placer Dome Inc. and the consolidation of the world class Cortez property from Rio Tinto. Mr. Blasutti also led the creation of Barrick Energy Inc. to hedge Barrick's exposure to escalating energy prices and the initial public offering of African Barrick Gold. During his tenure at Barrick, Mr. Blasutti was integrally involved in numerous equity and financing transactions and also led the Investor Relations function. Mr. Blasutti was previously at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he planned, supervised and managed audits for a variety of clients. Mr. Blasutti is also a director of Noront Resources Ltd.
 

Lorie Waisberg - Director

Mr. Waisberg is a corporate director. Between August 2000 and October 2002, Mr. Waisberg served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration for Co-Steel Inc., a steel manufacturing company. From 1974 to August 2000, he was a partner at the Toronto office of Goodmans, LLP, a Canadian law firm. Mr. Waisberg is Chairman and a trustee of Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund and a director of Americas Silver, Chantrell Ventures, Metalex Ventures and Tembec Inc., all publicly traded companies in Canada. Mr. Waisberg is certified as ICD.D by the Institute of Corporate Directors.