|Michael J. McMullen|
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mick McMullen is President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. McMullen was elected to the Board on May 2, 2013 and appointed President and Chief Executive Officer on December 3, 2013. Previously, Mr. McMullen served in a variety of senior executive and directorship positions, most recently as a Principal at MRI Advisory AG, a private company focusing on the development of metal and minerals projects in the Americas, Europe and Africa. Over the course of his 21-year career, Mr. McMullen has been responsible for the development of several large open pit and underground mines in Australia, Europe and Latin America. He has had detailed involvement in all aspects of the mining business, including exploration, permitting, mine development, financing, operations, product sales, and asset acquisition and divestments, as well as the debt and equity markets. He has managed multiple operations across several jurisdictions, working with large work forces and unions in culturally diverse and environmentally sensitive areas. His experience covers a range of commodities including copper, gold, iron ore and PGM’s. Mr. McMullen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Newcastle University in New South Wales and pursued graduate studies in Mineral Economics at Western Australian School of Mines.