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Board of Directors

Daniel Massé, B.Sc., Adm.A. Pl.Fin.

Daniel Massé, B.Sc., Adm.A. Pl.Fin.

  • Chairman of the board
  • Director

Mr. Massé is a graduate of Laval University with a B.Sc Actuarial Science (1989) and a certificate in financial administration (1990).

Daniel Massé is President and Chief Executive Officer of GFM Groupe Financier, a financial services and financial planning firm (1996) and DM Actuariat Inc., a firm specializing in the evaluation of personal injury (2006). He is a member of the Order of Chartered Administrators of Quebec and the Quebec Institute of Financial Planning. He is also a member of the RIA (Responsible Investment Association).

Daniel Massé has also held various key roles in several public organizations, such as the Chamber of Commerce of Val-d’Or (2004 to 2012), the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Quebec (2004 to 2006), CLD Vallée-de-l’Or (2007 to 2013) and the Val-d’Or Hospital Foundation (1999 to 2003). He also chaired the realization of La Cité de l’Or, the conversion of the former Lamaque mine into a tourist site.

Philippe Cloutier, PGeo.

Philippe Cloutier, PGeo.

  • President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
  • Director

Philippe Cloutier, P.Geo holds a B.Sc. in Geology and a certificate in Human Resource Management and has over 35 years of experience in the mining exploration and development business.

Mr. Cloutier has previously worked for industry leaders such as Noranda Inc., Aur Resources Inc., and Soquem.

Mr. Cloutier played a lead role in the discovery and delineation of the Bell-Allard South Cu-Zn Mine (3.4 Mt @ 1.26 % Cu, 13.94 % Zn, 0.67g/t Au, 42.34g/t Ag) in Matagami, Quebec.

 

Mario Jacob, LL.B, ASC

Mario Jacob, LL.B, ASC

  • Director
  • Chair of the compensation committee

Mario Jacob, ASC has been Vice-President and COO of NCP Investment Management since March 2012 and President and Director of Maximus Capital Inc., a consulting firm specialized in corporate financing and reorganization, since November 2003.

He has been a lawyer and a member of the Barreau du Québec since 1995 and certified director since 2009 (ASC). He was Director of Osisko Exploration James Baie inc. from February 2015 to February 2016. He was director of Virginia Mines inc. from November 30, 2005 to February 2015.

He has been Director of Cartier Resources Inc. (TSX Venture: ECR) since May 2007 and Dundee Sustainable Technologies inc. (TSX Venture: DST) since July 2016. He was Vice President and Director of LBJ Partners Inc., a private management corporation, from October, 2000 until November, 2003. He was partner at Flynn Rivard, lawyers, from January 1996 until October 2000.

Myrzah Tavares Bello, M.Sc., M.Env, ICD.D

Myrzah Tavares Bello, M.Sc., M.Env, ICD.D

  • Director
  • Chair of the gouvernance committee

Ms. Bello currently serves as Vice President, Sustainable Development and Human Resources of O3 Mining Inc. Ms. Bello has over 20 years’ experience in sustainable development providing consulting services to mining, oil and gas and other sectors. She has facilitated various consultations with different stakeholders in several projects. Ms. Bello managed multi-disciplinary teams when she worked as Director at SNC-Lavalin. She held various roles including leading the climate change group of experts for over 6 years, and managed the environment division in Brazil for over 14 years. She holds a bachelor’s in business administration, a Master’s in business delivered jointly by Sherbrooke University and ESC Poitiers in France and a Master’s in Environment also from Sherbrooke University. She recently received the director designation ICD.D of the Institute de Corporate Directors.

Alain Laplante, FCPA, ICD.D

Alain Laplante, FCPA, ICD.D

  • Director, FCPA, ICD.D
  • Chair of the audit committee

Mr. Alain Laplante has over 30 years of experience in financial management and planning with experience in financial negotiations. He is finance coordinator for Meglab Electronique Inc since 2021, a company offering technological solutions for mining companies. From 2007 to 2021, he was Chief Financial Officer at Orbit Garant Drilling Inc, one of Canada’s largest drilling companies, offering underground and surface drilling services both in Canada and internationally. Orbit Garant Drilling is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) since 2008. From 1989 to 2007 he was Chief Financial Officer at Air Creebec Inc, a regional airline. Mr. Laplante holds a “Fellow Professional Accountant” (FCPA) designation, graduated from the University of Quebec and has the ICD.D designation awarded by the Institute of Corporate Directors. From 2004 to 2005 he was president of the board of directors of the Ordre des CGA du Québec.