Board of Directors
Mr. Hubert Mockler is Executive Chairman and President of Canuc. Mr. Mocker previously held the position of CEO for the Corporation from 1993 to 2003 and in 2007. Mr. Mockler’s business career has been dedicated to the resource sector. He has been involved in the management and analysis of mineral and oil and gas projects worldwide including: Canada, Ecuador, the United Kingdom, Australia, Peru, Mexico, Costa Rica and the United States. Early in his career Mr. Mockler was a Mining Analyst at the investment firm of Greenshields Inc. and also managed the Investment Research department at Mead & Co., both based in Montreal. In the 1960’s, Mr. Mockler served as the Special Assistant to the management of Power Corporation responsible for mergers and acquisitions. Between 1969 and 1978, Mr. Mockler served as President of Merrill Island Mining Co., which operated a 600 ton/day copper-zinc mine in Chibougamau, Quebec and as President of Bulora Corporation, which purchased and operated the Madsen Red Lake gold mine in Red Lake, Ontario. Mr. Mockler holds a degree in geology from the University of New Brunswick.
Mr. Christopher J. Berlet is a graduate of Mining Engineering from Queen’s University (1990) and holds a Diploma in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (1991). Mr. Berlet is a CFA charter-holder (2004) and has business experience in both finance and mineral industries.
M. Marc-André Lavoie serves as a Company Director. M. Lavoie has extensive experience in international financial markets and natural resources. He is currently Managing Director of Gestion Macber Inc, a private investment company. Previously, he has acted as CEO and Director of two publicly traded natural resources companies. Prior to that, Marc-André Lavoie worked for approximately 15 years as a capital markets banker, primarily with BNP Paribas in London and New York. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from St-Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, a Master’s Degree from the London School of Economics, and a Master’s Degree from Cambridge University in the U.K.
Mr. Bruce Reid serves as a Company Director. Mr. Reid served most recently as Executive Chairman of Carlisle Goldfields Limited, as well as a Director. Mr. Reid was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation from January 2010 until January 2014. Mr. Reid is also a Director of SGX Resources Inc. and other public companies. Mr. Reid was also the President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Silver Corp. (a mining company) from June 2006 to November 2009 as well as Vice-President, Corporate Finance of Research Capital (an investment dealer) from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Reid brings to the Corporation extensive experience in corporate finance and in the mining and mineral exploration industry. His background includes more than 30 years of direct and indirect experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry following graduation with a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Toronto in 1979 and a finance degree from the University of Windsor in 1982.
Mr. Paul Davis serves as a Company Director. Mr. Davis has more than 25 years of exploration and mine management experience in base metals, precious metals and industrial minerals. Most recently, Mr. Davis was VP Exploration at First Nickel Inc., and over his career he has discovered, built and operated several mines. He has been involved in raising more than $150M in equity and debt financings. Mr. Davis serves as Vice President Technical Services and as a Director for Rogue Resources Inc. Mr. Davis graduated from the University of Western Ontario (BSc- Honors Geology) and the University of Alabama (MSc – Economic Geology).