Chantrell Ventures Corporation
 
 
 

 

Corporate Overview

Chantrell Ventures Corp. (formerly Tiger Pacific Mining Corp.) is a public company incorporated under the laws of the Province of Alberta and continued into the Province of British Columbia under the Business Corporations Act on July 29, 2004. On September 6, 2005, the British Columbia Securities Commission ("BCSC") issued a Cease Trade Order ("CTO") against the Company for failing to file the interim unaudited financial statements for period ended June 30, 2005.

On September 13, 2006, the Alberta Securities Commission ("ASC") issued a CTO against the Company for failing to file the annual audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2005, and interim unaudited financial statements for the interim periods ended on March 31, 2006 and June 30, 2006. In August 2010, the Company brought its financial reporting obligations up to date and on August 25, 2010 the Company received full revocation orders from the BCSC and ASC.

On August 31, 2010, following the Company's shareholders approval at the Company's Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders, the Company consolidated its share capital on a 2.5 old for 1 new basis, and changed the Company's name to Chantrell Ventures Corp. Also on August 31, 2010, the Company's post consolidated common shares were reinstated for trading on the NEX Board of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") under the new symbol: CV.H.

 


Mission

The mission of the Company is to enhance shareholder value through the acquisition and development of mining properties, with a bias towards gold and copper properties in the Americas. The Company is currently investigating and evaluating opportunities in order to fulfill its mission statement.

 


Policy

The company has prepared a corporate governance manual which can be viewed by selecting the following link:

Corporate Governance Policies and Procedures Manual

 


Board of Directors

Paul A. Parisotto – President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Director – An experienced mining executive, Mr. Parisotto was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Arizona Star Resource Corp., from 2004 to 2007, when it was acquired by Barrick Gold Corporation. From November 2008 to June 2009 he was the Co-Interim CEO of Noront Resources Ltd and most recently was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tamaka Holdings Inc., a private gold exploration and development company. Previously, Mr. Parisotto provided investment banking services to the mining industry.

Darren Blasutti - Director - President and Chief Executive Officer of Americas Silver Corporation. He was the President and CEO of US Silver & Gold prior to its merger with Americas Silver Corporation (formerly Scorpio Mining Corporation). He was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of RX Gold & Silver Inc. and prior to that Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick"). He reported to the Chief Executive Officer and played a lead role in the strategic development of Barrick for 13 years between 1998 and early 2011, during which time he executed over 25 gold mining transactions including the acquisitions of Homestake Mining Company and Placer Dome Inc. and the consolidation of the world class Cortez property from Rio Tinto.

Mr. Blasutti also led the creation of Barrick Energy Inc. to hedge Barrick's exposure to energy prices and the initial public offering of African Barrick Gold. During his tenure at Barrick, Mr. Blasutti was integrally involved in numerous equity and financing transactions and also led the Investor Relations function. Mr. Blasutti was previously at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he planned, supervised and managed audits for a variety of clients. Mr. Blasutti is also a director of Noront Resources Ltd.

Lorie Waisberg – Director - Mr. Waisberg is a corporate director currently serving as a director of Chantrell Ventures Corp., Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund, Metalex Ventures Ltd. and Tembec Inc. Prior to retirement, Mr. Waisberg served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration of Co-Steel Inc., a steel manufacturer. Prior to this, he practiced law with a major Canadian law firm. Mr. Waisberg is accredited as ICD.D by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

 


Advisory Board

Alex Davidson - Mr. Davidson is currently a corporate director and was formerly Executive Vice President, Exploration and Corporate Development at Barrick, with responsibility for Barrick's international exploration programs and corporate development activities. Mr. Davidson joined Barrick in 1993 as Vice President Exploration with responsibility for Barrick's expanding exploration program. He initiated Barrick's expansion out of North America and into Latin America and beyond. Prior to joining Barrick, Mr. Davidson was Vice President, Exploration for Metal Mining Corporation.

Mr. Davidson has over 25 years' experience in designing, implementing and managing gold and base metal exploration and acquisition programs throughout the world. In 2005, Mr. Davidson was presented the A.O. Dufresne Award by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum to recognize exceptional achievement and distinguished contributions to mining exploration in Canada. In 2003, Mr. Davidson was named the Prospector of the Year by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada in recognition of his team's discovery of the Lagunas Norte Project in the Alto Chicama District in Peru. Mr. Davidson is also a director of Capital Drilling Limited, Amara Mining plc, Orca Gold Inc. and Yamana Gold Inc.