President and CEO, Director
Mr. Rook has over 25 years of diversified business experience working as a geologist, advisor to numerous publicly listed companies as well as a CEO, President, and Director of several TSX-V listed companies. Currently he is a director of four public companies. Mr. Rook been responsible in raising over $100 million dollars to date. As a geologist and executive he has worked with and led teams that have had significant discoveries in gold, copper, oil, natural gas, and diamonds.
Guy Sande, B.Sc.
General Manager, Silver Valley
Mr. Sande is a mining professional with over 35 years experience in exploration, development, mine planning and operations. Prior to taking root in the Coeur d’Alene district of Idaho, he brought the Soledad Mountain project in Mojave, Calif., from exploration in 1996 to final feasibility in 2000. Following that, he has spent the past 21 years working and residing in Silver Valley, Idaho. Mr. Sande has had senior level positions for several of the most prominent mines in the Silver Valley in several different roles including chief engineer, technical services director, lands manager, mine surveyor and bankruptcy director for the following companies: Coeur d’Alene Mines, U.S. Silver at the Galena mine, and Sterling Mining Company and Silver Opportunity Partners at the Sunshine mine. Mr. Sande is an alumnus of the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology as well as a past chair of the Coeur d’Alene Section of SME and an active committee member of the Coeur d’Alene District Mining Contest for over 20 years.
Carson Sedun, MBA
Mr. Sedun has 10 years of capital markets and mining industry experience, including four years in investment banking and capital markets roles at Canaccord Genuity and Dundee Capital Markets, successfully completing 35 transactions in equity financings, and mergers and acquisitions totalling $1.5-billion in value. Mr. Sedun holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, where he was part of the world’s mining-focused MBA program. He also holds a bachelor of commerce degree from McGill University and a graduate certificate from the Norman Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at the University of British Columbia.
Gilberto Zapata Castaneda, MBA
Country Manager, Mexico
Mr. Castaneda is an entrepreneur and mining executive from Zacatecas, Mexico. His work history includes participation with numerous mining ventures throughout the district and ownership of small businesses. Mr. Castaneda’s responsibilities at Organimax include business development for the company. Mr. Castaneda has provided invaluable assistance and continues to play a key role in the project development. Mr. Castaneda is a graduate of Tecnologico de Monterrey and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Mr. Castaneda resides in Zacatecas, Mexico.
Jose de Jesus Parga
Technical Advisor, Mexico
Mr. Parga is a renowned Mexican geologist (National Award in Geology, 2005, by AIMMGM). For the past nine years, he has worked on potassium-lithium projects in central Mexico, including Organimax’s concessions. In addition to exploration geology duties, he managed relations with the government institutions and the rural communities. Mr. Parga has been very active with the project, helping enormously with the Company’s due diligence work and continued evaluation of the properties. Mr. Parga also resides in the Zacatecas area.