Denis Lachance, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mining engineer and member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) since 1982, Mr. Lachance has extensive experience in development, production and mining of base and precious metal deposits. Over the past few years, Mr. Lachance has held several management positions in major mining projects. Until very recently, he was president of Koniambo Nickel SAS, a multibillion-dollar joint venture between Xstrata Nickel and the Sociéte Minière du Sud Pacifique.
• Mario Bouchard, Director
From 1984 to 2009, Mr. Bouchard was an investment advisor for the firm of Lévesque Beaubien. He has been a director of the Rouyn-¬‐Noranda branch of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum for 26 years. Mr. Bouchard served as president & CEO of Radisson between 2013 and 2021 until his retirement.
• Réjean Gourde, Director
Mr. Gourde is a mining engineer graduated from Ecole Polytechnique of Montréal combining 40 years of experience in the mining industry. In 1987, after 12 years of work with Falconbridge and Ressources Aiguebelle, Mr. Gourde joined the company Cambior, today known as IamGold. He notably served as senior VP of Guiana Shield division of Cambior. Since 2007, he is an independent consultant for corporations with operations in North and South America and Africa.
• Denis Bois, Director
Mr. Bois brings with him near 40 years of experience in the mining sector. He started teaching at College of Abitibi-Témiscamingue (“AT”) and in 1989, was nominated as director of the URSTM (a University unit specialized in research and services for the mining industry). As a team leader he was instrumental in the creation of several research and applied sciences developments in mining exploration, in mineral processing and for environment.
• Michael Gentile, CFA, Director & Strategic Advisor
From 2003 to 2018 Mr. Gentile worked as a professional money manager at Formula Growth Limited, an independent investment management firm with a long-term track record of creating investor wealth. While at Formula Growth Mr. Gentile’s main sector focus was mining and natural resources. In 2012, he became the co-manager of the Formula Growth Alpha Fund. In October 2018, Mr. Gentile retired from full time money management and remains a very active investor in the mining space owning significant stakes in several small-cap mining companies.
Management and Advisors
• Rahul Paul, President & Interim CEO
Rahul joined Radisson in November 2019, bringing more than fifteen years of capital markets experience focused on the mining sector. He was most recently director, research – precious metals at Canaccord Genuity, where he covered small/intermediate gold producers and developers for almost 10 years.
• Hubert Parent-Bouchard, CFO
Hubert brings 12 years of accounting/finance/mining experience. Since joining Radisson in 2014, he has played an instrumental role in several aspects of the Company, including business restructuring and management, leadership recruitment, accounting, financing, corporate development and investor relations.
• Sylvain Doire, Environment and Sustainable Development Manager
Mr. Doire brings more than 25 years of experience to the Company, having served as an inspector in environment at the Ministry of Environment of Québec (MELCC), environment coordinator for the Meadowbank and Méliadine project of Agnico Eagle mines Ltd, environment manager for Matamec Exploration and most recently as environment manager for Falco Resources Ltd at the Horne 5 project.
• Donald Trudel, P. Geo, Exploration Manager
Mr. Trudel joined Radisson in February 2021. He is a professional geologist with more than 30 years of experience in mineral exploration and production. His prior experience includes senior roles with IamGold, Monarques Gold, Semafo et Richmont. In 1989, he graduated with a bachelor degree in geology from the Laval University.
• Nicolas Guivarch, M.Sc., P.Geo, Senior Geologist – Technical Services
Mr. Guivarch joined Radisson in August 2019. He is a professional geologist with close to 10 years of experience in mineral exploration. His prior experience includes roles with AREVA, InnovExplo, Metanor Resources and MRB & Associates. He graduated with a master’s degree in exploration and mineral resource management from the University of Orleans in 2009.
• Kenneth Williamson, M.Sc., P. Geo, Senior Advisor, Geology
Mr. Williamson, currently president of 3DGeo Solution Inc., is a professional geologist with close to 20 years of experience in the gold mining industry. His prior experience includes key technical roles with corporates such as Goldcorp, Rubicon Minerals and Premier Gold in addition to consulting roles with InnovExplo and MRB & Associates. Mr. Williamson has been involved with Radisson and the O’Brien project since 2018 and was responsible for the development of the current litho-structural model.