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, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Urquhart is a chartered professional
accountant with twenty years of experience working in public practice and
industry. Mr. Urquhart operates his own public practice accounting firm
offering chief financial officer and accounting services to TSX Venture
Exchange listed companies in Vancouver. He has also served as director for some
of his corporate clients. 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. Mr. Urquhart obtained his
chartered accountant designation in 2001 and is a member of the Chartered
Professional Accountants of British Columbia. In 1995, Mr. Urquhart graduated
from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor degree of Applied
Science in Electrical Engineering.
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.