Executive Chairman of the Board
Mr. Roy previously held various positions for different companies, such as Construction G.P.M., Stabell Resources Inc., Ovaltex Consultant Inc. (mining consultants and geological engineers), and Pyrinor Resources Inc. Mr. Roy also held a licence as a construction contractor, authorized by the Commission de la Construction du Québec (Construction industry commission).
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Morin participated in many feasibility studies on the implementation of mines, mining projects, and mining equipment installation companies. Between 1981 and 1989, he founded Équipement Minier GRM Inc. where he held the position of Vice-President. Since 1974, Mr. Morin has been involved in the planning, management, monitoring, construction, and evaluation of various mining projects.
Vice-President and Treasurer
Mr. Perry has been Director and Treasurer of Metanor since March 2007. He is a chartered accountant and holds a graduate degree in accountancy from Concordia University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in commerce with a major degree in both accounting and business administration. Mr. Perry is also a member of Metanor’s Audit Committee.
Mr. Perry has almost 30 years of accounting, financial and entrepreneurial business experience in high technology, venture capital, and merchant banking companies. In 2000, Mr. Perry founded Briolijor Corporation, a financial consulting company to both private and public corporations, and still acts as its President. Mr. Perry has been involved in all dimensions of business, including statutory reporting, internal controls, legal aspects, as well as all administrative responsibilities.
Tristram Robert (Tris) Coffin
Director since September 2007
A well-established businessman, Mr. Coffin was admitted to the Ordre des opticiens d’ordonnances du Québec (Professional order of dispensing opticians) in 1963. He has been active in the optical industry for the last 40 years, and sits on many advisory committees.
Former owner of the “Tris Coffin, Meunier Rosenthal Asselin Optometrists/Opticians” firm located in Montreal (province of Quebec), Mr. Coffin operated one of Canada’s most prestigious eye surgery center. He also acted as a special advisor and licensee to U.S. Vision in the province of Quebec. Early in his career, he worked in the brokerage business sector and helped numerous companies become public. Mr. Coffin was also involved in home construction projects in the Laurentians (province of Quebec), as well as in the 1964 Olympic Games, as Manager of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team.
Robert C. Bryce
Director since November 2009
Mr. Bryce is a member of the Quebec Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (Professional order of engineers) and of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM). Cumulating nearly 50 years of mine construction and operation experience, Mr. Bryce has worked with significant base metal mines and concentrators in northwestern Quebec. For the past seven years, he has been involved in public junior mining companies’ exploration activities and administration. Mr. Bryce is a member of the governance and audit committees at Metanor.
After working more than ten years for the Opémiska mine in Chapais, Quebec (Falconbridge Copper Ltd.), where he became Assistant Mine Manager, Mr. Bryce became General Manager for Selbaie Mines, Joutel, Quebec, from 1975 to 1990. From 1991 to 1994, he was Vice-President – Mining Operations for Aur Ressources Inc. Subsequently, and until 1999, he was Vice-President and Director of Resources at Procoloro Resources Inc. Mr. Bryce founded Ressources Abe Inc. in 1996, of which he was President until the beginning of 2007, and since then, has remained a member of its Board of Directors. He is also a Director of QMX Gold Corporation, Q-Gold Resources, Pershimco Resources Inc., Knick Exploration, Bonterra Resources Inc., and Integra Gold Corp.
Director since 2014
Mr. Fontaine is currently Vice-President – Business Development of Diagnos Inc. He joined the Metanor team in December 2014. He held the position of Vice-President within a firm specialized in spot exchange transactions (Forex). Before working as a broker at a major Canadian securities firm, he worked in the mining sector in Vancouver. His broad experience in the financial and mining industries provides excellent background for directing business development at Diagnos. Mr. Fontaine is a Director on the Board of Majescor Resources Inc. and a member of the governance and audit committees.