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Directors and Senior Management
Jack Stoch – Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Jack is a major shareholder of Globex and is an experienced geologist with an entrepreneurial spirit, devoted to building Globex into a highly successful public mining and exploration company.
Following a stint with Noranda Exploration Ltd., Jack, in 1976, started acquiring and vending exploration projects, through his own consulting businesses, Jack Stoch Geoconsultant Services Ltd. and Geosol Inc. At one time, Jack was reported to be the largest private mineral rights holder in the Province of Quebec, Canada.
In 1983, Jack Stoch, gained control of Globex and has since amassed a mature exploration portfolio. He has attracted a knowledgeable and well-connected Board of Directors and has expanded the Company’s exploration, evaluation and mining team.
In 1972, Jack earned a B.Sc. in Geology from Sir George Williams University in Montreal, with additional graduate courses at McGill University. He was awarded the designation Acc. Dir., Accredited Director in 2007 by the Chartered Secretaries Canada and is a registered Professional Geologist in both Quebec and Saskatchewan, Canada.
Dianne Stoch – Executive Vice-President, Director
Dianne was formerly Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company. Prior to joining Globex over 20 years ago, Dianne was employed by Noranda Inc. for more than 18 years, in a variety of accounting/financial positions including Head Office Corporate Planner and Senior Accountant Analyst, revenue planner for the Horne smelter in Rouyn-Noranda. In 2007, Dianne was awarded the designation Acc. Dir., Accredited Director, from the Chartered Secretaries Canada.
James (Jim) Wilson – Chief Financial Officer, Secretary-Treasurer
Jim holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from McMaster University as well as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A) designation. He is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Over his career, Jim has held a number of senior finance roles with various organizations in the mining and insurance industries prior to joining Globex in 2009. These organizations have included Falconbridge Ltd, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Compensation Corporation as well as First Metals Inc.
In addition, to his experience as a finance officer, Jim has also acted as an independent consultant to a variety of private, not-for-profit and public corporations and in this role, he spearheaded financial process and internal control over financial reporting initiatives.
Ian Atkinson – Director
Ian Atkinson, M.Sc, A.K.C., D.I.C., a geologist, is currently a Director of Globex as well as Kinross following his appointment in February 2016. Mr. Atkinson was previously President and CEO, and a Director, of Centerra Gold before retiring in 2015. He has more than 40 years of experience in the mining industry with extensive background in exploration, project development and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to his ten-year tenure at Centerra, Mr. Atkinson held various senior leadership positions with Hecla Mining Company, Battle Mountain Gold, Hemlo Gold Mines and the Noranda Group. Mr. Atkinson has contributed to the discovery of several major mineral deposits and been involved in a number of large global mining projects in his career.
Mr. Atkinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from King’s College, University of London and a Masters degree in geophysics from the Royal School of Mines, University of London.
Mr. Atkinson is the current Chair of the Compensation Committee.
Chris Bryan – Director
Chris Bryan is a retired geologist, previously President of CBIM, a private OSC-registered investment counsel. From 1994 to 1995 Chris was President of Ophir Capital Inc., an investment management company. Prior to that, Mr. Bryan was Vice-President, Director and Portfolio Manager of Bolton-Tremblay Inc. Chris was also a mining analyst/ portfolio manager at the Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec from 1985 to 1989. The seven years previous were spent as a mining analyst with Lévesque Beaubien Inc. and Nesbitt Thompson Inc.
Chris received his B.Sc. (Geology) from Sir George Williams University, a graduate diploma in Geological Sciences from McGill University and in 1978, a B. Comm. from Concordia University, Montreal.
Johannes H. C. van Hoof – Director
Hans van Hoof is Director, President and CEO of NSX Silver Inc. and Executive Chairman and a director of NS Gold Corporation, companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. van Hoof has held senior positions at various European financial institutions, including PVF Pension Funds, Paribas Capital Markets and Bankers Trust. His roles during the past 22 years include senior Portfolio Manager, senior Risk Manager, Deputy Head of global equity derivatives, Managing Director responsible for M&A arbitrage, derivatives arbitrage and venture capital investments as well as Chairman and Senior Executive Officer of Soros Funds Limited in London. In 2002, Mr. van Hoof founded VHC Partners alternative investment management group, active in hedge fund management, corporate and project finance advisory services, private equity investments and charitable projects.