Larry Taddei brings sixteen years of experience as a senior executive in the mineral resource industry, culminating in twelve years as the Chief Financial Officer of MAG Silver Corp. where he was instrumental in the growth of MAG and in forming good working relationships with Mexican senior silver producer Fresnillo plc at the world-class Juanicipio silver project. His relationships extend to the investment community, playing a lead role in defining capital structure and balance sheet management. He was responsible for all aspects of MAG’s financial operations, including treasury, taxation, IT systems, insurance, and risk management. He also played a key role in the company’s governance guidelines, policies, and procedures, as well as expanding ESG disclosures and policies.
Mr. Zaunscherb is a Canadian geologist with over thirty-two years, and six cycles, of experience as a mining analyst. He most recently served as Managing Director, Research – Metals & Mining Analyst at Canaccord Genuity where he co-ordinated the firm’s global mining equity research team. He has enjoyed experiencing best practices in Capital Markets at several leading firms, and reviewing and evaluating hundreds of exploration, development, and mining projects globally. He embraces new technologies and industry initiatives in diversity and socially responsible investing, ensuring that local communities receive lasting benefits from mineral resource development.
20+ years of mining and financial industry experience; Former Division Director for Macquarie Bank – Metals and Energy. 10+ years assessing/leading/ investing in business opportunities in Mexico and Latin America. Extensive experience in many jurisdictions through all phases of mineral asset development including senior positions with Vale, Phelps Dodge, and Echo Bay Mines in Latin America. Track record of successful transactions while managing natural resource portfolio at Macquarie Bank, key role in the recent CDN$155M acquisition of SilverCrest by First Majestic Silver Corp. (Mexico, 2015).
Engaged in global and financial markets with 25 years of corporate finance and M&A expertise. During his incumbencies as vice president and investment advisor he managed assets in excess of $250 million and was consistently recognized as a top investment advisor nationally and with Macquarie Private Wealth Inc. DeMichele has lead, structured and financed dozens of public and private deals spanning the last 22 years, a number of which exceeded market capitalization of $500 million.
Ms. Diaz is a lawyer in Mexico City, Mexico, and serves as a Mining Project Advisor in the areas of production, exploration and development. She is a well-renowned lawyer, expert in corporate commercial and mining law in Mexico. Ms. Diaz has served in the mining and exploration industry for over 25 years as Legal Counsel to several Canadian/US public companies. She served as an Independent Director of Marlin Gold Mining Ltd. (formerly Oro Mining Ltd) and of Magna Gold Corp. Ms. Diaz was also an Independent Director of the Company from March 2013 – November 2018. Thereafter, Ms. Diaz held the position of General Director of Mines, within the Ministry of the Economy (Mexico) (December 2018 to June 2019).