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Management Team

Subbiah Srinivasan, Eng.
President and General Manager

Mr. Srinivasan serves as President and General Manager since September 2006. His professional career spans over 30 years' experience in all aspects of project development, management and execution of mining, mineral treatment, mineral processing, iron ore, steelmaking and metallurgical projects around the world. He joined Met-Chem in 1976 as a specification engineer and a year later, he was promoted to Chief Engineer-Planning, Scheduling and Specification. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Srinivasan held several leadership positions at Met-Chem, including Vice-President, General Manager and Managing Director, with overall responsibility for sales, management and execution of all Met-Chem projects.

Guy Noiseux, Eng.
General Manager, Corporate Development

Mr. Noiseux brings more than 33 years of multidisciplinary engineering experience with his last 20 years spent in the engineering consultancy. Trained as a professional mechanical engineer, he has held senior positions in business development, project development, project management, project engineering, operations and maintenance and quality management systems. Prior to joining Met-Chem, Mr. Noiseux has successfully led project teams for companies in the engineering, construction, mining, pulp and paper industries and power plants. He has participated in the development of a number of industrial projects covering the Canada, United States and Northern Africa countries, among others. He is currently responsible for leading the company's strategies to strengthen relationships with existing clients, developing significant new business opportunities, and overseeing marketing initiatives and contract negotiations.

Yves Cloutier, Eng.
General Manager, Technology and Operation

Mr. Cloutier brings more than 35 years of varied mining industry experience to Met-Chem, ranging from consultant to senior management positions. During his career, he has completed several worldwide engineering projects serving as project sponsor and project manager leading multi-million dollar EPCM and turnkey contracts. He has gained operational experience in mine management and project development in a variety of commodities including Precious Metals, Base metals, Iron Ore and Industrial Minerals. In his current position, he is responsible for management and coordination of multidisciplinary teams, including engineering and design, mining and geology and process engineering. Mr. Cloutier is also ultimately responsible for all projects executed at Met-Chem.

Fernand Proulx
Director, Administration and Human Resources

Mr. Proulx has over 35 years of experience with Met-Chem. His experience extends to the early 1970's when he led the Labour Relation department on both, the Mount-Wright Concentrator and the Port -Cartier pellet plant, projects. Since then, he has held various senior positions within the Sales, Human Resources and Administration departments developing relationships within the engineering industry as well as with clients. In this current position, he is responsible for development and application of corporate policies and Human Resources functions including employee relations and retention, policy development, performance management, training and development. Mr. Proulx is also in charge of the Information Technology department and Staff Services. His overall experience in the engineering industry makes him a valuable asset to Met-Chem.

Michel Bérubé, CPA, CA.
Controller & Assistant-Treasurer

Mr. Bérubé, a chartered accountant, is responsible for directing and coordinating financial planning and budgeting operations as well as monitoring and reporting the overall company's financial performance. He is an accomplished financial executive who brings more than 11 years of multidisciplinary and international experience in both, large and medium-range companies. Prior to Met-Chem, he served in several senior positions mainly as a controller for private services companies as well as a senior staff accountant, audit & advisory for Deloitte. Mr. Berube holds a bachelor's degree from Laval University in Quebec City and a graduate in Public Accountancy from HEC in Montreal. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec.

Daniel Gagnon, Eng.
General Manager- Mining Group

Mr. Gagnon is a senior mining engineer with over 15 years of management, operations and technical experience in the mining industry. His extensive expertise includes a significant number of feasibility studies, mine planning projects and technical assistance to operations, in a variety of commodities, including gold, base metals, iron ore, coal and industrial minerals. He is currently leading the Mining Group overseeing geology, mining engineering and environment projects. In addition to coaching the mining department and reviewing the technical work produced for various clients. Mr. Gagnon also participates as project manager and senior mining roles in a number of projects. Before assuming his current position, he served as Business Development Manager at Met-Chem. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering from the École Polytechnique de Montréal in Quebec and a current member of the "Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec".

Claude Laperriere, Eng., M. Sc.
Manager, Engineering

Mr. Laperrière is a senior engineer with over 35 years of experience overseeing operations and engineering in the mining, consulting and pulp and paper fields. He has strong skill set in business development, project management/execution and quality systems. He has participated in several studies and projects from conceptual through detailed engineering, supervision and start-ups. He has worked on successful domestic and international projects holding various positions including project manager, mechanical project manager, senior process specialist, divisional manager, and quality – ISO system, among others. Mr. Laperrière holds both, a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a master degree in project management.