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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 the Globex shell 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, a P.Geo, 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.
William (Bill) McGuinty - Vice-President, Operations
William (Bill) McGuinty has a B.Sc in Geology (Honours) from University of Ottawa and has worked in Canada and internationally for Canadian stock exchange listed junior mineral exploration companies since 1981, holding progressively senior positions as project geologist, exploration manager and country manager. Most recently he has served as V.P. Exploration in Canada with Queenston Mining Inc. until its acquisition by Osisko Mining Corporation in 2012 and prior to that as V.P. Exploration in South and Central America for Intrepid Mines Ltd. until its takeover in 2008. His work experience spans all aspects of exploration management through to completion of feasibility studies and completion of Environmental Impact Statements in Canada and Latin America. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish and is a registered Professional Geoscientist in the provinces of Ontario and Saskatchewan.
Bill has served as Co-chair of the Advisory Panel to Canada’s Corporate Social Responsibility Counsellor and is now a member of the Ontario Mines Minister’s Mining Act Advisory Committee and the PDAC CSR Committee.
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 Wilson – Chief Financial Officer, Secretary-Treasurer
James brings varied experience to the Company, gained as an auditor with Ernst & Young, in his involvement with Falconbridge Ltd., as well as in his Vice-President, Finance and CFO roles within the insurance industry. Prior to joining First Metals, Jim spearheaded financial process and internal control over financial reporting initiatives in a variety of private and public organizations.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from McMaster University as well as the designations of Chartered Accountant (C.A.) and Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A.).
Ian Atkinson – Director
Ian is a senior corporate executive with over 30 years of experience in worldwide natural resource management. Now Senior Vice-President, Global Exploration for Centerra Gold Inc., Ian was formerly Vice-President Exploration & Strategy for Hecla Mining Company where he was responsible for directing exploration activities and managing the technical services and environmental groups. Prior to this Ian, was Senior Vice-President Operations & Exploration with Battle Mountain Gold in Houston and was Senior Vice-President with Hemlo Gold Mines in Toronto. Mr. Atkinson joined the Noranda Group in l979 and was involved in base and precious metal exploration in positions of increasing responsibility from offices across Canada. Before that Ian worked as a geologist and geophysicist for Falconbridge Nickel Mines Ltd., Yvanex Developments Limited, McIntyre Mines Ltd. and Resource Associates of Alaska. Ian has contributed directly to the discovery of several major mineral deposits including the Holloway Mine in Ontario and the Phoenix deposits at the Battle Mountain Complex in Nevada.
Mr. Atkinson is also a director of Atikwa Minerals Corporation.
In 1971, Ian graduated from King’s College, University of London with a B.Sc. in Geology and in 1973 from the Royal School of Mines, University of London with a M.Sc. Geophysics.
Chris Bryan – Director
Chris 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 a Director and President and Chief Executive Officer 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.