Management & Directors
N. Eric Fier, CPG, P.Eng.
President & CEO, Director
Mr. Fier is a Certified Professional Geologist (USA) and Engineer (Canada) with over 30 years of experience in the international mining industry including exploration, acquisition, development and production of numerous mining projects in Guyana, Chile, Brazil, Central America, Mexico and Peru.. He has in-depth knowledge of project evaluation and management, reserve estimation and economic analysis, construction, as well as operations management. Mr. Fier previously worked as Chief Geologist with Pegasus Gold Corp., Senior Engineer & Manager with Newmont Mining Corp. and Project Manager with Eldorado Gold Corp. and is also currently the Chief Operating Officer of Goldsource Mines Inc. (“Goldsource”). Prior to the formation of SilverCrest Metals he was a co-founder and COO of SilverCrest Mines Inc. ("SilverCrest Mines"), which was acquired by First Majestic Silver Corp in October, 2015. He was largely responsible for the successful implementation of a systematic and responsible “phased approach” business model, that built the Santa Elena project into a successful and profitable mine.
Anne Yong, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Mrs. Yong is a CPA, CA with over ten years of accounting knowledge gained from industry, public practice and government regulatory work experiences. Prior to her role as Controller with the Company, she was the Corporate Compliance and Disclosure Officer of SilverCrest Mines Inc. She has brought to the SilverCrest team her technical expertise and experiences as a Public Company Assurance Group Manager of a Vancouver Chartered Professional Accounting (“CPA”) firm, primarily servicing reporting issuers listed on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchange. During her seven years with this CPA firm, she also completed a 13-month secondment with the British Columbia Securities Commission as a Securities Analyst gaining valuable knowledge in B.C. and Canadian regulatory and financial reporting requirements for public company issuers as well as prospectus filing requirements in Canada.
Barney Magnusson, CA
Executive VP, Director
Mr. Magnusson has more than 30 years of experience in corporate finance and public company management. He is a former senior officer and director of three mining companies that developed producing mines: Dayton Mines Inc. (Chile), High River Gold Mines Ltd. (Manitoba, Canada) and Brohm Resources Inc. (South Dakota, USA). He has dealt extensively with international finance and investment communities. Prior to the formation of SilverCrest Metals he was a co-founder and CFO of SilverCrest Mines Inc.
Vice President, Business Development
Responsible for the implementation and execution of all aspects to the Company's business development opportunities. His experience also includes 10 years in capital markets as a mining research analyst. He's also currently the CFO of Goldsource.
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Mr. Rapsch has a decade of in-depth investor relations and corporate communications experience. He joins SilverCrest Metals after four years at SilverCrest Mines Inc. He was responsible for the implementation, management and execution of all marketing and investor relations related programs, including but not limited to communicating with retail and institutional investors across North America and Europe. During Mr. Rapsch's tenure at SilverCrest Mines it was nominated as a finalist at the 17th annual IR Magazine Reward in the category for "Best IR by a TSX Venture Exchange-listed company" in 2014.
Graham C. Thody, CA
Mr. Thody is a member of the British Columbia Institute of Chartered Accountants as well as the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He was President and CEO of UEX Corporation from November 2009 until his retirement in January 2014. He is currently a director of several reporting companies which are involved in mineral exploration and development throughout North, Central and South America.
John H. Wright, BSc., P.Eng
Mr. Wright is a Metallurgical Engineer and Honours graduate of Queens University in Ontario. Mr. Wright was a founder, director and former President and Chief Operating Officer of Pan American Silver Corp. and was also a director of Lumina Copper Corp., Northern Peru Copper Corp., Regalito Copper Corp. and Capstone Mining Corp. He spent the 1st 10 years of his career with Teck Cominco where he worked at the Trail Smelter operations and later participated in the management of the feasibility studies, marketing and mine construction at the Afton, Highmont, Bull Moose and David Bell Mines.
Dunham L. Craig, P.Geo.
Mr. Craig has 26 years in the mining industry which has encompassed all aspects of mining projects and operations, progressing from exploration discovery to feasibility, financing, permitting, construction and production related to two mines. He has extensive experience in Canada, Central America and Mexico with groups such as Wheaton River Minerals Inc. and Glencairn Gold Inc. Mr. Craig was President and CEO of Geologix Explorations which has successfully acquired and permitted a 38,000 tpd gold/copper project in Mexico, until June 2016.
George W. Sanders
Mr. Sanders is a mining entrepreneur with over 35 years in mining and exploration finance experience. Mr. Sanders is also a Director of Bitterroot Resources Ltd., and a Director and President of Goldcliff Resource Corporation. He spent over 15 years as a registered representative and precious metals specialist with the investment firm Canaccord Capital Corporation (now Canaccord Genuity Corp.) and its predecessor companies. Mr. Sanders has held Corporate Development positions with Richmont Mines Ltd., Consolidated Cinola Mines and Shore Gold Inc.
Ross O. Glanville, P.Eng., MBA, CGA
Mr. Glanville has over 40 years of resource-related experience in numerous countries, and has been involved in the exploration, financing, development, and operation of a number of mines. Mr. Glanville has served on the Boards of Directors of five companies with producing mines, and still serves as a director of three of these companies.
Mr. Poznanski has a broad legal background in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and securities law. He has acted for a wide variety of companies listed on the TSX, the TSX-V, the NYSE and NASDAQ. Mr. Poznanski is one of the founding partners of Koffman Kalef LLP and currently heads the firm's securities group.
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