Martin Wong – Chief Executive Officer by Interim
Mr. Wong is a seasoned financier and a member of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec. He has been involved in auditing, tax planning and debt restructuring and the right-sizing of operating companies in the resource, manufacturing, consumer product, and life science industries.
For the last five years, he has acted as an independent capital markets advisor to public companies as well as the Executive Chairman of a biotech research and product development company, in support of translational immunology research in oncology, neuroscience and microbiology.
Before that, Mr. Wong was with Dundee Securities Corporation’s Investment Banking group, where he structured, developed and completed a range of capital market transactions, including public offerings, capital market equity issues, and merger and acquisitions. He provided financial advisory services to the resource (mining and oil) industry, airlines, and real estate entities. He has been on both the buy and sell side of the investment industry. Martin’s recent accomplishments include IPOs of mining companies, and treasury equity issues of Canadian listed companies, the development of takeover defense strategies, acquisitions and capital market advisory mandates.
Mr. Wong a co-founder and managing partner at Milton Capital Partners Limited a capital markets boutique advisor, is a CPA CA and is accredited in real estate finance from UBC.
Noureddine Mokaddem – President
Mr. Mokaddem has held senior positions at YNNA Holding, ONA Group and OCP Group. He has played an important role in the development of several major mining operations, such as the Akka gold mine and the Guemassa complex in Morocco. Mr Mokaddem holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the State School of Engineers, in Mons, Belgium.
Alain Lévesque, CPA, CA – Chief Financial Officer
Alain Levesque has over 16 years of business experience, including with the accounting firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and Deloitte where he worked as an auditor. He later worked for several years as a consultant for various companies and occupied the position of Chief Financial Officer at Ranaz Corporation. Through his various jobs and mandates, he has acquired extensive experience in financial reporting and management in several sectors including mining. Mr. Lévesque CPA, CA, has been a member of l’Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Québec since 1995 and holds a BA in Business Administration from Université Laval.
René Branchaud – Corporate Secretary
René Branchaud has been practicing law since 1983. He is a partner with the law firm Lavery, de Billy and practices in the areas of securities law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. He assists companies in connection with their incorporation, corporate structure, shareholders’ agreements, private placements, public offerings, stock exchange listings as well as dispositions and takeovers.
He is also on the Board of Directors of several public corporations and also site on the Board of Directors of several public corporations and also serves on several committees of the board of directors, including corporate governance committees and ad hoc committees created for specific transactions (mergers, takeovers). In addition, he advises directors who sit on ad hoc committees.