|R. David Russell|
Mr. Russell graduated from the Montana School of Mineral, Science and Technology with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mining Engineering and has over 35 years experience in the mining industry. Mr. Russell was the Founder, President, CEO and Director of the former Apollo Gold Corporation, (now Primero Mining Corp.)
Mr. Russell's past positions include the following: Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Getchell Gold Company/Placer Dome Gold, General Manager, US Operations, LAC Minerals Ltd. (now Barrick Gold Corporation), Manager, Underground Mining, Independence Mining Company, Project Manager, Hecla Mining Company, Manager, Lincoln Project FMC/Meridian Gold.