Herbert M. Brugh
Herbert M. Brugh received an undergraduate degree in Economics (1961) and a Juris Doctorate (1963), both from the University of Nebraska and is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association. After two decades as a business trial lawyer in various state and federal courts for a prominent law firm, he was recruited to head the merger/acquisition department of an independent national oil company. Subsequently, he entered the field of international securities and finance, focusing on the structuring and funding of numerous early stage public entities. Over the past 30 years, he has served on the board member and executive of a number of private and public entities.
Mr. Gould holds a B.Sc. degree (Geology, Physics and Chemistry) from the University of Witwatersrand. At the start of Mr. Gould’s career, he was initially involved in Witwatersrand and Bushveld-type mining operations in South Africa. His experience includes all aspects of mining and geological aspects that extended over deep and shallow level gold mining operations (Venterspost, East Driefontein, Randfontein Estates, Joel Gold Mine, ERPM, Grootvlei Gold Mine, Harmony and Virginia Gold Mines) as well as experience in the platinum mines (Rustenburg Platinum Mines – Amandelbult Section). Mr. Gould’s international corporate experience started with him having headed up the South African operations for Platinum Group Metals for which he was responsible for the development, market position and technical performance of the company. Platinum Group Metals is a Toronto listed company with its primary assets in South Africa. Mr. Gould then joined First Uranium Corporation as Vice President Exploration and Technical Services, and was initially responsible for the Business Plans for the company. The company rehabilitated and commissioned the Ezulwini Mine, a 200kT gold and uranium operation as well as the Mine Waste Solutions operations, a 1.2Mt sand processing operation. He was then promoted to Chief Operating Officer for First Uranium (Ezulwini Mining Company) and was responsible for the entire operation. He was involved in the restructuring and re-opening of this significant gold and uranium operation that employed some 4,000 underground and plant operational people. The operations involved the reopening of a shaft and extracting both the gold and uranium from the shaft pillar as well as remnant ground. The operations were eventually sold to Gold One, a significant operator in the gold and uranium sector in South Africa.
Mr. Cantore is a seasoned capital markets professional specializing in the resource and hi tech sectors. He has more than 20 years of advisory and leadership experience having begun his career in 1992 as an investment advisor and then moving into management roles at both public and private companies. During his career he has organized and structured numerous equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture partnerships and strategic alliances. Mr. Cantore serves on the boards of various companies both private and public.