Position: Manager, Corporate Development
Mr. Toporowski was most recently associated with West Timmins Mining Inc. (WTM), where he was responsible for increasing awareness of the company in the investment community. WTM became part of Lake Shore Gold in a share exchange transaction which valued the company at $424 million in November 2009.
Since 1990, Mr. Toporowski has held investor relations positions with a number of successful exploration, development and mining companies including New Canamin (Huckleberry Mine), Callinan Mines (Callinan Mine), Tan Range Exploration (now Tanzanian Royalty) and New Millenium Metals (merged with Platinum Group Metals). In the 1980's, he joined the principals of the 'Breakwater Group' and assisted in the promotion of Pecos Resources and Granges. During the 1970's, Mr. Toporowski was part of his family's business which provided specialized engineering, construction and metallurgical services to start up heap leach companies, most notably to Pegasus Gold, a recognized leader and innovator in the heap leaching industry.
Mr. Toporowski will maintain and continue to expand BAR's presence in the retail and institutional investor community.