Judy Baker, former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from May 2015 until January 2019, has agreed to serve as a director and Chief Executive Officer of Argo Gold. Ms. Baker has 25 years of experience in capital markets including equity analysis, restructuring, fund management, and mineral exploration and mining company activity. Judy Baker was also the founder of Superior Copper and Canada Lithium. Ms. Baker holds an Honours B.Sc. Geological Engineering in Mineral Resources Exploration from Queen's University (1990) and an M.B.A. from Ivey Business School (1995).
George Langdon, B.Sc, M.Sc, PhD
George S. Langdon is a petroleum geologist with over 30 years experience in the old and gas industry. He holds a doctorate in Earth Sciences from Memorial University of Newfoundland. In the last 20 years he has been involved as a technical consultant and investor in building several junior public resource exploration companies, and was co-founder and President of Shoal Point Energy Ltd. from 2007 to 2013, as well as a director of Gulf Shores Resources from 2000 to 2016, and Contact Exploration from 2001 to 2008. He currently is also a Director of Relay Medical Corp., a medical diagnostics development company.
Peter Mah is a mining engineer with 30 years of global mining industry experience including gold, diamonds and base metals. He is a seasoned mining executive having well-rounded experience that includes President of Avanti Kitsault Mines Ltd., Chief Operating Officer of Alloycorp Mining Inc., Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Luna Gold Corp., and Group Executive, Newmont Mining Corp. At Newmont, he led the early stage exploration study teams defining over 15M oz of gold resources for development in Canada, Nevada, Ghana and Peru most notably were the Leeville underground mine expansion in Nevada and the new Subika underground mine in Ghana. His expertise includes management consulting, business transformation, strategic advisory, evaluations, project development and construction, underground and open pit operations management, executive leadership and corporate governance. He has a proven track record of building, transitioning and operating mines most notable of which were Newcrest Mining Ltd.’s Kencana Underground Mine in Indonesia which produced over 400,000 ounces of gold per annum and the Debeer’s Victor open pit diamond mine in Ontario where he was the Mine General Manager. In 2009, Peter’s Victor Mine Team was awarded the Mining Magazines international ‘Mine of the Year’ award. Mr. Mah holds a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering and a Master’s of Applied Science majoring in Rock Mechanics from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada.
Bryan Wilson, B.Sc.
Bryan Wilson has worked in the mining industry for over 30 years in geological and financial analyst positions. He has held senior management and executive positions in resource exploration and mining companies. Mr. Wilson was Chief Executive Officer and President of St. Genevieve Resources and Gee Ten Ventures Inc., and Director of Spider Resources. His previous financial roles include being a Mining Analyst for C.M Oliver and Dominick & Dominick Securities Inc., and as a corporate Finance Specialist for Thames Capital. Mr. Wilson is currently the Director Exploration Business Development of Centerra Gold Corp., and a Director of Doubleview Capital Corp. and Colorado Resources Ltd.