The webcast took place on July 27th, 2012 at 8:30 AM (PDT).
Nolan Watson, President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Watson is the former Chief Financial Officer of Silver Wheaton Corp., a mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. In that role, Mr. Watson helped raise over US$1 billion in debt and equity to fund Silver Wheaton's growth. Mr. Watson is a Chartered Accountant, holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder and received a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with honours, from the University of British Columbia. He has won numerous awards for his professional and charitable achievements including the Early Achievement Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and Canada's Top 40 Under 40 award. Mr. Watson is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Bear Creek Mining Corp. and a director of Blue Gold Mining Inc.
Erfan Kazemi, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Kazemi is a former Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers. In that role, he worked primarily in the mining and forestry sectors where he assisted clients in areas such as public financings, mergers and acquisitions, US/SEC securities filings, and various other areas. He has managed the audits of billion dollar multinational entities and also co-authored several publications including the annual BC Mining Industry Survey. Mr. Kazemi articled with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he obtained the Chartered Accountant designation and is a graduate of the University of British Columbia where he received a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics).
David Awram, Executive Vice President
Until July 2008, Mr. Awram was the Director of Investor Relations for Silver Wheaton Corp., a mining company based in Vancouver and listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. Prior to his role with Silver Wheaton he was Manager, Investor Relations with Diamond Fields International Ltd. Mr. Awram graduated in 1996 from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology.