David Fennell

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"Mr. David Fennell, LL.B., graduated from the University of Alberta Law School in 1979 and practiced corporate and resource law until 1983, when he founded Golden Star Resources Ltd. During his term as President and Chief Executive Officer, Golden Star became a TSE 300 company and one of the largest and most successful international exploration companies. In 1998, Mr. Fennell left Golden Star to become Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cambiex Explorations Ltd. (later Hope Bay Gold Corporation). He held this position until the merger of Hope Bay Gold and Miramar Mining Corporation where he continued as Executive Vice-Chairman for the combined entity until its takeover in January 2008 by Newmont Mining Corporation. He was Chairman of Ariane Gold Corp. from August 2002 until its acquisition by Cambior Inc. in November 2003, and was a director of Palmarejo Silver and Gold Corporation until its merger with Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation in December 2007. He was Chairman of Maximus Ventures Ltd. until its business combination with NFX Gold Inc., now Bear Lake Gold Ltd. of which he is Chairman. He is also currently Chairman of Reunion Gold Corporation and Queensland Minerals Ltd., Executive Chairman of Odyssey Resources Limited and a director of Major Drilling Group International Inc., Sabina Silver Corporation and Sutter Gold Mining Inc." [1]


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  1. Torex Gold Resources Board, organizational web page, accessed April 1, 2013.