NioGold Mining Corp

NioGold Mining Corp

Sector: Gold Ores Region: Canada

: | TSX Venture Exchange: NOX | OTCQX: NOXGF

NioGold Mining Corp., (TSX-V: NOX) is a mineral exploration company focused on gold. The Company's flagship projects are located in the Cadillac - Malartic - Val-d'Or region of the prolific Abitibi gold mining district Quebec. The Cadillac, Malartic and Val-d'Or mining camps have produced over 45 million ounces of gold since the 1930's and presently encompasses six producing gold mines.


Sean Roosen, Chairman
Mr. Roosen is Chairman and CEO of Osisko Gold Royalties Inc. and the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Osisko Mining Corporation before its acquisition by Agnico Eagle Mines and Yamana Gold. Mr. Roosen is a Supervisory Board member of EurAsia Resource Holdings AG - a European based venture capital fund - and a director of EurAsia Resource Value SE. Mr. Roosen also sits on the Board of Directors of the following publicly listed companies: Astur Gold Corporation, Condor Petroleum Inc. and Dalradian Resources Inc. Mr. Roosen is a graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines and has had various progressive positions in the mining industry both domestically and international.
Robert Wares, President, Director & CEO
Mr. Wares is a professional geologist with over 35 years experience in mineral exploration and development. He was responsible for the discovery of the Canadian Malartic bulk tonnage gold deposit, which was subsequently developed by Osisko Mining Corporation into one of Canada’s largest gold producers. Mr. Wares is also the President and Director of the Ordre des Géologues du Québec, and sits on the Board of Directors of the following public companies: Bowmore Exploration Inc., Komet Resources Inc., Oban Mining Inc. and Wildcat Silver Inc. Mr. Wares has a BSc. and an Honorary Doctorate in Earth Sciences from McGill University.
Michael A Iverson, Director, Executive Vice President
Michael Iverson has been President and Director of Triple K Ventures Ltd from March 1975 to the present. He has also served as President and Director of R.P.F. Custom Wood Fibre Ltd since 1985. In November 1997, Mr. Iverson joined Sasha Ventures Ltd., a public company serving as President and Director. In addition to these substantial positions, Mr. Iverson has been Chairman, Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fortuna Silver Mines from March 1998 to December 2004 remaining as a board member to present. Mr. Iverson was the founder and former Chairman of Niogold Mining Corp.
Peter J. Hawley, Director
Peter Hawley, CEO and President of Scorpio Gold Corporation is a professional geologist with over 30 years experience in the mining industry, from grassroots exploration through to mine development and production, on projects throughout the Americas. He spent over 22 of those years working in the Val D'Or mining camp, including the Norlartic, Kierens and Marban mines - all of which are now part of NioGold's current land holdings and are being actively re-evaluated by NioGold.
Bryan Coates, Director
Bryan A.Coates is currently the President of Osisko Gold Royalties, Chairman of the Board at Timmins Gold, a Director at Golden Queen Mining and was formerly the VP Finance & CFO at Osisko Mining Corporation. Mr. Coates has more than 30 years of progressive experience within the international and Canadian mining industry. He also acts as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Fédération des Chambres de Commerce du Quebec's, as well as the chair of the Chamber’s Mining Industry Committee. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Laurentian University and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
Yan Ducharme, Vice President Exploration
Yan Ducharme joined NioGold in 2007 as senior geologist on the Marban project. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in 1993 followed by a Master's Degree in Earth Sciences in 1996 at the Université du Québec à Montréal. Mr. Ducharme's experience within the mining industry includes Semafo's Jean-Gobelé project (now the Kiniero mine) in West Africa, Cambior's Sleeping Giant Mine and their exploration office in the Abitibi region in Quebec and the regional exploration department of the Rosebel Gold mine for Cambior/Iamgold in Suriname (South America).
Frédéric Ruel, Chief Financial Officer
Frédéric Ruel has over 15 years of experience in financial reporting and has been involved in the mining industry for over 8 years. Prior to joining NioGold, he held the position of Director, Corporate Reporting for Canadian Malartic Partnership, Osisko Mining Corporation and Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines. Frédéric began his career as an auditor in a premier Canadian accounting firm where he worked for 7 years. He is a member of the Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Québec and holds a Master in Accounting from the Université de Sherbrooke. Frédéric is also involved with other public companies in the mining industry.
André Le Bel, Vice President of Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary
André Le Bel has been appointed as Vice President of Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary of NioGold on March 20, 2015. He currently holds the same positions for Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd.

Mr. Le Bel was Vice President Legal affairs with IAMGOLD Corporation from November 2006 to October 2007 and before November 2006, Mr. Le Bel was Senior Legal Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Cambior Inc. Mr. Le Bel was also a director and a member of the audit committee of Threegold Resources Inc. from May 2011 to June 2013. Mr. Le Bel is also a director of RedQuest Capital Corp., a capital pool company listed on the TSX Venture.

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