Darren Blasutti want a new Barrick - Merry Christmas -
Mr. Blasutti is currently the President and CEO of U.S. Silver & Gold and
will serve in this role for the combined Company.
He was formerly the President and CEO of RX Gold & Silver Inc.
Prior to that was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at
Barrick Gold, where he reported to the CEO and
played a lead role in the strategic development for over 13 years.
While at Barrick, Mr. Blasutti executed over 25 gold mining transactions
including the acquisition of Homestake Mining Company and
Placer Dome Inc. and the consolidation of
the world class Cortez property from Rio Tinto.
He also led the creation of Barrick Energy Inc.
to hedge the Company's exposure to energy prices and
was integral to the initial public offering of
African Barrick Gold.
During his tenure at Barrick, Mr. Blasutti also led
the Investor Relations function.
He was previously at PwC Canada where he planned, supervised and
managed audits for a variety of clients.
Mr. Blasutti is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered
Accountants and a
director of Noront Resources Ltd. http://investorshub.advfn.com/Scorpio-Mining-Corp-SMNPF-19263/