James Robert (Bob) Todhunter - President
Mr. Todhunter joins AIM from Percana Mining Corp., where he has worked for the past 8 years as a director and in a number of senior executive roles.
Most recently Mr. Todhunter was the President of Percana Mining Corp. During his involvement with Percana the company made significant advancements with the company's presence in Peru. The Percana team worked on exploration programs in Peru progressing projects towards feasibility studies, identifying other significant mining concession properties for future acquisition and developing the infrastructure required for effective transportation, storage port options.
Mr. Todhunter brings over 35 years experience in corporate finance, business consulting and marketing working with both private and public corporations in North America and internationally. As President of Amerirep Northwest Inc. in Seattle, Washington he was instrumental in successfully developing sales and marketing strategies with manufacturers worldwide. As the Vice President of Penn Capital in Seoul, Korea he worked with the Korean Business Association and Korean government agencies assisting many Korean corporations increase their presence in North America.
As Director of Finance and Marketing for E-Com Technologies (Nevada), Bob was instrumental in building E-Com into a corporation that was eventually acquired.
Mr. Todhunter was formerly a banker with the Royal Bank of Canada (20+ years) where he held managerial positions in both retail and business operations. Bob completed his formal education studies through the Institute of Canadian Bankers at the University of British Columbia.
Greg Formoso - Director
Mr. Formoso is an Industrial Management Engineer with extensive experience in supply chain management and business analysis and development. He has worked in a variety of industries that include food, beverage, packaging, business process outsourcing, mining, and medical diagnostics.
Mr. Formoso currently holds the position of President of Paladino Management and Development Corporation, which manages a feldspar mining and processing operation in northern Philippines. He is also the Vice President (VP) of Operations and Treasurer of PharmaCanada, Inc.—a medical diagnostics company specializing in early cancer detection. He has held key roles that include: Director of Sherpa Global Supply Chain Solutions Center, Inc., President and Chief Operating Officer of Asialink Business Process Outsourcing, Inc., and various management positions with San Miguel Corporation (a Filipino conglomerate).
Dr. Carlos Arias Eguiguren - Director
Dr. Arias has sustained a long and distinguished career in the mining industry throughout the world. Dr. Arias is also a lawyer specializing in mining law. He was formally educated in Ecuador where he received a law degree in 1989 and later a doctorate in law in 2000. He received his Master's Degree in International Business Legal Studies (IBLS) in 1993 from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, followed by a diploma in transactional contracts from the International Development Law Institute in Rome, Italy that same year.
Dr. Arias is a former Director of the Ecuadorian Chamber of Mines, serving terms in 1996-1998 and 2001-2005. He has served with several mining companies and has been responsible for important mining projects pertaining to acquisition and development. From 1993-1995, Dr. Arias served as President of Ecuadorian Minerals Corporation (now International Minerals) and was charged with the acquisition and consolidation of the Gaby and Rio Blanco (formerly San Luis) mining projects. From 2001-2004, he served as General Manager of Aurelian Resources, where he was responsible for the acquisition of the La Zarza mining project and the consolidation of 35 concessions into a single 90,000-hectare project. From 2000-2008, Dr. Arias served as General Manager of Avalanche Resources, where he was instrumental in acquiring ten mining concessions in Ecuador and the Alto El Toro gold project in Colombia.
Currently, Dr. Arias serves as Vice President and Director of Fort St. James Nickel Corp. of British Colombia; General Manager of Lateegra Ecuador S.A.; associate of Investbank Corp.; and Executive Director for the Andean Region of OIS & Associates. Additionally, he maintains a busy legal practice, serving as advisor to many corporations.
Guil Rivera - Director
Mr. Rivera has extensive experience in the fields of investment, stock market operations, e-commerce and mining. He is currently President and CEO of Global Filipino Solutions, Inc. (GFSI), Chairman and President of Paladino Mining and Development Corporation; Vice Chairman of Pharmacanada, Inc. and Director of Aim Exploration, Inc.
From 1977 to 1987, Mr. Rivera established trading operations involving commodity futures and currency trading in the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong. In 1987, he co-founded Equiti-World Stockbrokers, Inc., as well as Supreme Stockbrokers, Inc. Both companies are still active in the Makati Stock Exchange. In 2005 he established the Canadian operations of Paystone Technologies Inc. and Banco De Oro (Philippines). He was also responsible for founding the first Quantitative Cytology Technology in the Philippines, in partnership with PMI Lab of Vancouver, Canada.