Mr. Joseph Grosso
Executive Chairman, CEO & President
Mr. Grosso became one of the early pioneers of the mining sector in
Argentina in 1993 when mining was opened to foreign investment, and was
named Argentina's 'Mining Man of The Year' in 2005. His knowledge of
Argentina was instrumental in attracting a premier team which led to the
acquisition of key properties in Golden Arrow's portfolio. He has
successfully formed strategic alliances and negotiated with mining
industry majors such as Barrick, Teck, Newmont , Viceroy (now Yamana
Gold) and Vale S.A., and government officials at all levels. Mr.
Grosso's specialty is financing, negotiations, corporate and marketing
strategy, and he was an early and passionate adopter of best practices
in environmental protection and socio-economic development through
mineral exploration. He is the founder and president of Grosso Group
Darren C. Urquhart, C.A.
Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Urquhart is a Chartered Accountant with more than 10 years of
experience working in both public practice and industry. Mr. Urquhart is
presently engaged in public practice accounting offering CFO and
accounting services to TSX Venture Exchange listed exploration companies
in the Vancouver area. Mr. Urquhart began his career working as an
audit accountant with Grant Thornton LLP, then later worked as a senior
tax accountant with Lohn Caulder Chartered Accountants and more recently
served as a consultant to an international private equity company. Mr.
Urquhart obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 2001 and is a
member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. In
1995, Mr. Urquhart obtained his B.A.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) from
the University of British Columbia.
Brian McEwen PGeol.
VP Exploration & Development
Mr. McEwen is a professional geologist with more than 30 years of
exploration and production experience in open-pit and underground mining
projects and operations. The extent of his experience is global in
managing numerous projects in Canada, US, Europe, Asia, Africa and
throughout Latin America. Mr. McEwen's previous roles include more than a
decade with MRDI (AMEC Peru) where he was responsible for project
management, economic resource and reserve calculations for various
precious and base metal companies worldwide, including BHP Billiton, CM
Antamina, Teck, Hochschild and Phelps Dodge among others.
Nikolaos Cacos, M.I.M.
Director and Vice President, Corporate Development
Mr. Cacos brings over 25 years of management and advisory expertise in the mineral exploration industry. He has worked with Grosso Group since inception and serves as senior level executive for all the member companies. Mr. Cacos’ career includes administration and strategic planning for public companies. He currently serves as an officer and director of a number of TSX Venture Exchange listed companies. He holds a Master of International Management degree from Heidelberg, Germany and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia.
Ms. Norman is a senior corporate officer with over 18 years of experience within the public company sector providing Corporate Secretarial and Regulatory Compliance services. While her main focus has been on TSX Venture listed issuers, she has also worked with companies listed on the TSX and HKEx.