G. Scott Moore, MBA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Moore is a business executive with over 25 years of experience in the resource and durable goods sectors. He is the former President and CEO of Dacha Strategic Metals, and presently the Chairman of the board of directors of Copper One and Chief Operating Officer of Forbes and Manhattan. Mr. Moore holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.
Paul Bozoki, CA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Bozoki has over 20 years of accounting, tax and corporate finance experience in Canada and Europe. He is the former CFO of CD Capital Partners, a privately held real estate development firm focused on developing mixed use retail and office real estate in Russia, Ukraine and Romania, and former CFO of MAVA Investment Ltd., a private equity firm based in Budapest, Hungary with two funds under management and US$110 million of committed capital.
Mr. Bozoki is experienced in matters of international taxation and foreign capital markets and began his career at Ernst & Young LLP where he spent six years auditing clients in mining and other industries in Canada, Australia and Hungary.
Sam Rasmussen, B. Eng
Chief Operating Officer
Since graduating from the Colorado School of Mines, Mr. Rasmussen has accumulated over 25 years of experience in building and operating large tonnage mines for international miners such as Glencore, Lundin Mining, Freeport McMoRan and Anglo American.
As CEO of the Kamoto Copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sam was responsible for all site operations, and completion of construction of a 300,000 tonnes per annum copper cathode facility and 40,000 tonnes per annum cobalt hydroxide facility.
As general manager, operations, for Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Tenke Fungurume operations, he was responsible for the management of the feasibility study, engineering, EPCM contractor and greenfield construction of this $1.8 billion project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The mine is a large-scale copper cathode and cobalt hydroxide producer.
Joe Milbourne, FAusIMM
Technical Service Manager
Mr. Milbourne is a metallurgist with over 40 years of experience in the development, design, construction and management of mineral processing projects in North America, South America and overseas. Mr. Milbourne is the former Vice-President of Technical Services and Operations for Sulliden Gold Corp., which was acquired by Rio Alto in 2014.
Prior to that, he was Technical Director AMEC Mining and Metals where he oversaw process engineering and has international experience with BHP, Eldorado and Cominco. He has a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and a M.S. in Metallurgy from the University of Utah. Mr. Milbourne is a fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a registered member of SME.
Les Kwasik , P.Eng.
Senior Vice President Romanian Operations (SAMAX Romania, 100% owned by Euro Sun Mining)
Mr. Kwasik previously worked with INCO Limited Canada (VALE Canada Limited), Xstrata Columbia, BE&K Group, Inter Invest Sp Company, NESMA Company Saudi Arabia, Maple Minerals Corporation Canada and Archipelago Resources Singapore.
His tenures have included international postings in Russia, Poland, Indonesia, Colombia and Eritrea in leadership roles ranging from General Manager to COO. Mr. Kwasik is an industrial engineer and a graduate of the Opole University of Technology in Poland. He holds B.Sc. in Industrial Electrotechnology Engineering. Mr. Kwasik will be primarily based at site in Brad, Hunedoara County, Romania.
Randall Ruff, B.Sc. M.Sc.
Vice President Exploration
Mr. Ruff has over 20 years of experience in mineral exploration. Mr. Ruff is currently based in Brad, Romania, and has worked in Eastern Europe for Euro Sun (formerly Carpathian Gold, and its private precursor) since 1998. Mr. Ruff holds a M.Sc. From the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Geocheminstry.
Vice President Corporate Development
Mr. Humphrey has over 20 years of international mining experience, predominantly as a precious metals analyst. Mr. Humphrey formerly worked for Morgan Stanley Research as an Executive Director and North American Precious Metals Analyst, where he was responsible for growing Morgan Stanley’s North American Gold research coverage. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley he was a Managing Director and Head of Mining Research at Raymond James and covered precious metals equities at CIBC World Markets and Merrill Lynch. Before starting his equity research career, Mr. Humphrey held a variety of roles from Corporate development to contract underground miner. Mr. Humphrey holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Guelph.