Marcel Robillard is a geologist and a 1993 graduate of Université du Québec in Montreal. He also earned a master’s degree in earth sciences in 1995. Since September 2010, he is president and CEO of Puma Exploration (PUM-TSX-V). He is Director of PEZM Gold Inc.(PEZM-H). From 1998 to 2007, he was project geologist and project manager for Géominex, a geology and exploration consulting company where he was president from 2007 to 2015.
Richard Thibault holds a B.Sc. (Mining Engineering) from Queen's University of Canada. He is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with over 42 years of mining experience in engineering, operations, management and consulting in North and South America and Southeast Asia. He is currently the President and Principal at Avot Consulting Inc. Recently, he was the vice-president and director of mines at Muzo Columbia, and prior the Group Chief Operating Officer, Mining of Malaysia Smelting Company Bhd. and Senior General Manager of its subsidiary Rahman Hydraulic Tin Sdn. Bhd. From 2008 to 2013 he was Chief Executive Officer and Director of Antioquia Gold Inc. (AGD-V) a publicly traded company with mining interests in Colombia. Mr. Thibault HAS worked in Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, United States and Venezuela.
Michel Fontaine is a private investor, entrepreneur, and independent board member of Puma Exploration Inc. with more than two decades of experience working in the mining sector. He is currently the founder and Sales Manager of Windfall Geotek, a public software firms (TSXV-WIN) leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning since 2005 to optimize and significantly improve outcomes in the exploration, development, operations, and financing in the mining sector. Mr. Fontaine currently serves on the Board of Directors of Puma Exploration (TSXV-PUMA). Michel also served in the past on the Boards of Directors of Metanor, Majescor, Everton and AEMQ. From 1997-2004, Michel worked at Merrill Lynch and BMO Nesbitt Burns as a financial advisor.
Mr Gosselin graduated from Laval University in 1979 with a Master Degree in Geology. Immediately after graduating and until 1983, Réjean began his career in mining exploration, implementing and conducting different exploration programs for gold and base metals in Canada, USA and South America. In 1980, he also co-founded with Jean Descarreaux Claude Resources acquired by Silver Standard for 450M$ in 2016. Réjean worked in mining exploration and served as director and Chief Executive Officer for various Canadian junior mining companies. From 2003 to 2007, he was President and CEO of Diabras Exploration (now Sierra Metals). During this period, he was responsible for the reopening of two mines in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, namely the Bolivar Zn-Cu mine and the Cusi silver mine. Under his guidance, his team made the discovery of the Cu-Au-Fe skarn-hosted deposit adjacent to the Bolivar Mine in the Sierra Madre. The three mines are still in operation today. In 2007 he formed Maya Gold & Silver and served as President and CEO until 2009 when he became Chairman of the Board until 2017. Maya is now Aya Gold & Silver, a 1-Billion market cap company, mining, developing and exploring in Morocco and Mauritania. Réjean formed Origin Gold Corporation in 2015. Origin became O2Gold in 2020 when Mr Gosselin left. The company is still exploring in Colombia. Mr Gosselin joined Puma Exploration as director in 2020. The company, at that time, was finally rewarded for its decade-long effort in New Brunswick by a gold discovery at Williams Brook. He was lately elected Executive Chairman of the Board.
Dr. Laura Araneda lives in New Brunswick where she graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Business Administration, the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program and was awarded a Doctorate of Letters from the University of New Brunswick in 2014. Laura was President of Vic Progressive Drilling for 20 years where she started as a clerk in 1987. Dr. Araneda has been awarded Canada's 100 Top Female Entrepreneur for four consecutive years. Laura also assists many institutes active in education, business and mining. Dr. Araneda possesses an enviable network in the Maritimes and in Canada.
Puma Exploration is keenly following the principles of sustainable development, social responsibility and social acceptability. The quality of the links between the Company and the various communities is of paramount importance for Puma Exploration, and that is why it works on it on a continuous basis. In addition, the Company will continue to monitor the technological evolution of the mining industry to continually improve its environmental and social performance.
For Puma Exploration, minimizing the environmental impacts of exploration works has been a priority since the creation of the Company for all projects in which it is involved. In addition, the Company will continue to monitor the technological evolution of the mining industry to continually improve its environmental and social performance.
Puma Exploration Inc., incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act by shares, is a mineral exploration company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mining properties with the potential to host precious and base metals type deposits. It is currently active in Canada and holds a large portfolio of mineral properties. The Company is a reporting issuer in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Quebec. Its title is traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol PUMA.
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