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Our Team

TEAM

Management Team

Patrick Laracy, LL.B., P.Geo
CEO & Director

Mr. Laracy is the founder of the company and has leveraged over $100 million of high risk exploration expenditures through equity and joint venture financings. He is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador with over 30 years of industry experience in various technical and executive capacities.

Rowland Howe
President & Director

Mr. Howe is a chartered Engineer with an impressive background in the salt industry. He was Mine General Manager at Goderich in Ontario from 1995-2011 where he led the expansion of the operation to the largest and most productive salt mine in North America. Following this, he was Director of Strategic Projects for Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP) through 2016. He is currently President of the Goderich Port Management Corporation.

John Anderson
Director

Mr. Anderson, the founder of multiple start-up companies and a director of Newfoundland-based New Found Gold (TSXV: NFG), has 25 years of successful corporate and financial capital market experience. He is currently President of Purplefish Capital Management Ltd., a private investment company focused on the resource sector. 

Jennifer Button, CPA-CA
CFO, Business Manager

Ms. Jennifer Button is the Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Ms. Button holds a Chartered Professional Accounting designation (CPA-CA) with the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Fraser H. Edison
Director

Fraser has experience in finance, construction, Oil and Gas, and transportation management .He is currently President and Chairman of the Board of Rutter Inc., Chairman of Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation, and member of the board and governance committee of  Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro.

F. Carson Noel, LL.B., B.Comm
Director

Mr. Noel is a lawyer and business consultant with more than 20 years of experience with exchange listed companies from start-up through exploration and development. He is founding Director and Past President of the Ecuador-Canada Chamber of Commerce.