Mr. Saltsman has 25 years of experience in venture capital and public investments and is the Founder of First Lithium Minerals Corp., a company he founded in 2017. He served as the CEO of Compel Capital Inc. and RMM Ventures Inc., and as Vice President of Georgian Capital Corp. where he focused on investing and consulting services in private equity. He is currently a President and Managing Partner of Paige Capital Inc., a venture capital investment company, and is a founding partner of South America Finance Corp SAS, a private merchant banking group in Colombia.
Mr. Ayache is a bilingual CPA, CMA with over 35 years of experience, more than half of which was served at the CFO/CEO level of publicly reporting companies in Canada and the US. He has also served on the board of several private companies and non-profit organizations.
Mr. Moreno is a seasoned geologist with 40 years of experience in exploration and evaluation of metallic and non metallic mineral deposits and worked with several mining projects in Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Cuba, Honduras, Mexico, and the United States Mr Moreno has a degree in geology from Universidad de Chile, is a member of the Chilean Professional Association of Geologists No 437 and registered in the Public Records of Competent Persons No 328.
Mr. Lopez is a professional attorney with over 15 years of international experience, specialized in providing legal advice to foreign companies on starting and developing operations in Chile. His mining practice includes deal negotiations, options, leases, purchase and joint venture agreements, title reviews, mineral access rights, legal proceedings from early phases of mineral exploration and permitting and development and production. Mr. Lopez holds a Law Degree from the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, and a Diploma in Energy and Natural Resources, majoring in Mining Law, from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Mr. Espig has been the President & CEO of Nicola Mining since 2013. The former Goldman Sachs banker and Olympus Capital Partners executive. Founder of TriAsia Capital, a private equity and consulting firm focused on raising capital for mid-sized companies and pre-IPOs. Mr. Espig is a founding director of Phosplatin Therapeutics, a private biopharmaceutical company, and has been a board member since November 2010. He is also the CEO of Sweet Earth Holdings (CSE: SE) and is an independent director of Element 29 (TSX.V: ECU). Mr. Espig is a pioneer of SPACs, having completed two mega transactions with a combined value of greater than US$1.0 BN and served as a board member of Star Bulk Carriers (NASDAQ: SBLK) from 2006 to 2013. Mr. Espig received his MBA from Columbia Business School, where he was a Chazen International Scholar.
Mr. Mast is the former President & CEO of Primero Mining Corp. and Minera Panama S.A., a subsidiary of Inmet Mining Corp., which was subsequently acquired by First Quantum Minerals for $5.1 B. He received an MBA from Universidad Catolicade Chile and holds a Master’s degree in Mining & Metallurgical Engineering. He is fluent in Spanish and worked as a Technical Director of Noranda Chile’s operation and Lomas Bayas Copper Mine.
Mr. Moscone is a corporate lawyer and Partner at Fogler Rubinoff LLP with 15 years of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and securities regulatory matters. His experience includes structuring and negotiating securities and commercial transactions. Mr. Moscone also provides general corporate commercial advice to a range of private company clients on day-to-day matters impacting their businesses, including acting for start-ups from the formation stage all the way through the development cycle of an emerging growth company.
For further details please visit our latest Corporate Presentation, which also contains important technical disclosures. This page contains forward-looking statements, that are based on assumptions at the time of writing. These statements reflect management's current estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations. They are not guarantees of future performance. First Lithium Minerals Corp. (“First Lithium” or the “Company”) cautions that all forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain, and that actual performance may be affected by a number of material factors, many of which are beyond First Lithium's control. Such factors include, among other things: risks and uncertainties relating to metal prices, changes in planned work resulting from weather, logistical, technical or other factors, the possibility that results of work will not fulfill expectations and realize the perceived potential of First Lithium's mineral properties, uncertainties involved in the interpretation of drilling results and other tests, the possibility that required permits may not be obtained in a timely manner or at all, risk of accidents, equipment breakdowns or other unanticipated difficulties or interruptions, the possibility of cost overruns or unanticipated expenses in work programs, the risk of environmental contamination or damage resulting from the exploration operations, the need to comply with environmental and governmental regulations and the lack of availability of necessary capital, which may not be available to First Lithium on terms acceptable to it, or at all. First Lithium is subject to the specific risks inherent in the mining business as well as general economic and business conditions. Accordingly, actual and future events, conditions and results may differ materially from the estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. Except as required under applicable securities legislation, First Lithium undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information. First Lithium does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements, except as required under applicable securities legislation.
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