Mr. Larsen joined Cartier Iron as a Chief Executive Officer and a Director on September 24, 2014. Mr. Larsen has over 30 years of experience in the investment industry, specializing in corporate finance and management of junior mining companies, raising in excess of C$150 million to date. Most recently, Mr. Larsen held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Champion Iron Limited, an appointment which he assumed on the completion of the merger of Australian-based Mamba Minerals Ltd. and TSX-listed Champion Iron Mines Limited to continue as Champion Iron Limited effective April 1, 2014. Prior to that merger he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Champion Iron Mines Limited, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Champion Iron Limited. During that tenure he transformed the company from an unlisted junior in 2006 to a TSX-listed iron ore exploration and development company with a highly prospective iron property portfolio, including the flagship Consolidated Fire Lake North project, which is currently pursuing the completion of a Feasibility Study.
Mr. Nagamatsu joined Cartier Iron as Chief Financial Officer in 1997, and was appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors in 1998. Mr. Nagamatsu has over 30 years of experience in accounting, management, lending, restructurings and turnarounds. Since 1993, Miles has acted as a Chief Financial Officer of public and private companies primarily in the mineral exploration and investment management sectors. For over 25 years, Mr. Nagamatsu has served as volunteer Treasurer and Director of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University and is a Chartered Accountant.
Mr. Langton joined Cartier Iron’s Board of Directors in July, 2011. Mr. Langton is a professional geologist with over 27 years of experience in various capacities, and is a co-owner of MRB & Associates, a geological consulting firm based in Val-d’Or, Québec. Over the course of his career, Mr. Langton has been involved with academic investigations and mineral exploration programs for precious- and base-metals, and industrial minerals. Over the past 5 years, Mr. Langton has gained extensive experience identifying and outlining iron resources in the Labrador Trough. Mr. Langton was recently appointed as Cartier Iron’s Vice President, Exploration in December 2012. Mr. Langton obtained his B.Sc. (Geology) from the University of New Brunswick in 1985 and his M.Sc.(Geology) from Queen’s University in 1993.
Mr. Lawler joined Cartier Iron as an independent director on June 30, 2014. He is a leading Australian mergers and acquisitions lawyer who has been involved in some of Australia’s most notable merger and acquisition transactions. Mr. Lawler has over 30 years’ experience as a practising corporate lawyer and was a senior partner at the legal firm Ashurst Australia until July 1, 2014 and continues to be a consultant to Ashurst Australia. Mr. Lawler was also previously a director of Riversdale Mining Limited and Dominion Mining Limited. Mr Lawler is currently a director of Riversdale Resources Limited and a director of Cartier Iron’s partner Champion Iron Limited (ASX: CIA, TSX: CIA), an iron-ore exploration and development company.
Marcus Moser joined Cartier Iron as an independent director on January 10, 2013. Mr. Moser is based out of Switzerland and has over 20 years of in-depth exposure to capital markets in both the public and private sectors and is experienced in fund and portfolio management, investment consultancy, equity research and is a published author of numerous articles in European financial publications. Most recently, and for the past 14 years, Mr. Moser has participated as a founder and managing partner of German and Swiss-based private capital corporate entities.
Francis Sauve re-joined Cartier Iron as an independent director on June 30, 2014. Mr. Sauve is a former director of Cartier Iron (from 1999 to 2012) and of Champion Iron Mines Limited (from 2007 to 2014). Mr. Sauve is an entrepreneur based in south-western Ontario and has over 20 years of in-depth exposure to publicly traded resource corporations as a director and investor. Mr. Sauve is also a director of Eloro Resources Ltd.