Wendy Kaufman was appointed Chief Financial officer on September 29, 2014. Ms. Kaufman brings 20 years of public company financial and executive management experience from the mining sector. She has served in a variety of senior executive positions, most recently as Vice President, Finance and Treasury at Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based global copper producer, where she led the global financial strategy including attainment of financing for a significant mine development project. Ms. Kaufman has broad finance experience in strategic development, statutory and management reporting, international taxation, acquisitions, and controls. She is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.