Executive Chairman, TMAC Resources Inc.
Mr. MacGibbon is a registered professional geologist (“PGeo”) and a certified director, Institute of Corporate Directors (“ICD”) with over 45 years of experience in the mining business. Mr. MacGibbon graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Geology from St. Francis Xavier University. Prior to 1997, he was employed for 30 years with Inco Limited, culminating in him being responsible for directing Inco’s North American and worldwide exploration activities. Mr. MacGibbon is founder and was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FNX Mining Company Inc. from 1997 to 2010. Mr. MacGibbon and his team built FNX from a junior exploration company into a mid-tier, multi-billion dollar, diversified Canadian mining company that produced nickel, copper, and precious metals from its mineral properties in Sudbury Basin mining camp, Ontario, Canada. In 2010, FNX merged with Quadra Mining Ltd. to form Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. and from May 2010 to March 2012, he was the Chairman of Quadra FNX, which was subsequently sold to KGHM Polska Miedź SA in 2012. Mr. MacGibbon is a co-founder and since 2006 the Chairman of INV Metals Inc., a junior resources company exploring and developing the Loma Larga gold project in Ecuador. Mr. MacGibbon is a co-founder of Torex Gold Resources Ltd. and since 2010 a director and the Chairman of Torex. Torex is a Canadian-based resource company developing the Morelos Gold project in Mexico into a mid-tier gold producer. He is the founder and since December 2012 the Executive Chairman of TMAC Resources Inc., a private mineral development company developing the Hope Bay Gold Belt in Nunavut, Canada. In 2005, Mr. MacGibbon was awarded the prestigious Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s Developer of the Year award and in 2005 Ernst and Young honoured Mr. MacGibbon for FNX’s successes with an Entrepreneur of the Year award. He has held directorships and senior executive positions in several Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) and TSX Venture Exchange listed mining companies and is currently a director of TSX listed companies; Torex Gold Resources Ltd., INV Metals Inc. and Malbex Resources Inc.