Mr. Matich has been in the mining industry over a 25-year period, has acted as CEO for listed Companies on the Australian, Toronto and London Stock Exchanges. He is currently a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) & the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Past successes include: as CEO of ASX-listed Aztec Resources Ltd (ASX: AZR) where he identified the potential and oversaw the development of the Koolan DSO hematite deposit, AZR rose from a A$1 million market capitalization to a A$300 million merger with ASX listed Mount Gibson Iron Ltd (ASX: MGX); as CEO of ASX-listed Fox Resources Ltd (ASX: FXR) he identified the potential and reactivated the Karratha nickel-copper mining operation within two short years; as CEO of TSXV-listed Cap-Ex Ventures Ltd he developed an un-drilled magnetite prospect into 8 Billion ton Compliant Resource and received Top 50 TSXV member in 2012.
Mr. John graduated from the University of Victoria, B.C. with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Economics and Political Science. He acquired the Work Wear World franchise in the interior of British Columbia and sold his chain of stores to Mark's Work Warehouse in 1999, a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. In 2001 Paul was appointed General Manager, Franchises for Work World, a position he held until 2010.
Mr. Helmel is an Independent Management Consultant with specific expertise working with early stage venture companies within the Canadian Capital Markets. Mr. Helmel focuses on private to public market transitions, corporate governance, the development of senior management teams and corporate growth strategies. Mr. Helmel has served as a director or officer for numerous private, CSE and TSX-V listed corporations.