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Management

Edward Sellers

Edward Sellers
Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Sellers is one of Canada’s leading restructuring advisors, with recognized expertise in related governance, finance, acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Sellers currently serves as President and Managing Director of Black Swan Advisors Inc., providing independent interim governance support and leadership to enterprises in transition, decline or distress. He has served as a director, advisor and lawyer to large public and private enterprises for over 30 years. Prior to establishing Black Swan in 2016, Mr. Sellers served as a partner and Chair of the national restructuring practice at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, developing a leading multidisciplinary team focused on stakeholder engagement, multi-party negotiation, process management, and transaction implementation. Prior to joining Osler in 1997, Mr. Sellers was a partner with another national law firm, with recognized expertise leading complex commercial transactions of all types.

Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

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William (Bill) Dean
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Dean is a senior mining executive with over 33 years of international experience in chemical and metal mining and processing. His experience includes the management of underground and open pit projects and operations, with exposure to precious metals, base metals, trona, and industrial minerals in the US, Latin America, Asia Minor, and eastern Europe. Mr. Dean previously served as the Deputy CFO, for Lydian, from 2016 to June 2019, as well as CFO for Nevada Irion and Director of Finance and Supply Chain for Sierra Gorda SCM in Chile. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Utah and an Executive MBA from the University of Colorado.

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Hayk Aloyan 
Managing Director, Armenia 
PhD Ore Deposit Geology

Dr. Aloyan has 17 years of mining exploration industry experience. He was formerly Deputy Chief of the Geological Survey in the Armenian Mining and Metallurgical Institute. Dr. Aloyan is widely published on Armenian metallogenesis, he is also a specialist in resource estimation.