Position: President, CEO & Director
Mr. Wagner is a Professional Geologist with 20 years of exploration and corporate development experience. Mr. Wagner spent the first 10 years of his career with two of Canada's largest and most successful exploration and mining companies (Noranda (now Xstrata) and Cominco (now Teck)) as a project geologist and manager in North and South America.
In 1999 Mr. Wagner became Vice-President, Exploration for New Millennium Metals Corp. which was successfully merged with Platinum Group Metals Ltd. in 2002. Mr. Wagner served as Exploration Manager for TSX listed Platinum Group Metals through the acquisition, discovery and initial delineation of the multi-million ounce West Bushveld PGE deposit in South Africa.
Mr. Wagner became President of Sydney Resource Corp., in September 2005 and helped engineer the successful merger between Sydney and Band Ore Resources to form West Timmins Mining Inc. in 2006. He then served as a President, CEO, Director and Qualified Person for West Timmins Mining through the discovery of the high-grade Thunder Creek Gold Zone in Timmins, Ontario and the acquisition of West Timmins by Lake Shore Gold in an all share deal valued at $424 million which was completed in November of 2009.
Mr. Wagner currently serves as a director of Druk Capital Partners and as a technical and/or corporate advisor to several other publically listed resource companies including MAG Silver Corp., Abzu Gold Ltd. and Metals Creek Resources Corp.