Directors & Officers
Ed Lee is Chief Executive Officer and director of Nevada Clean Magnesium Inc., as well as, a director for American Manganese Inc., Goldrea Resources Corp. and a former director and Vice President of Corporate Development for Adanac Molybdenum Corp. Mr. Lee is an entrepreneur in private business in northern B.C.
Mr. Lee has 11 years experience in the assistance of financing and corporate development of public companies.
James C. Sever – President and Director
James Sever is president of Alpha Omega Engineering Inc. of Spokane, Washington with over thirty years’ experience in non-ferrous metals, chemical, industrial and operational management. He was employed for ten years by Alcoa and Northwest Alloys Inc. as Technical Operations Manager for the Addy Magnesium plant located near Spokane, Washington. He was responsible for doubling both the magnesium production and the reduction plant capacity without additional capital investment; reducing repair and maintenance costs by 8% on a plant wide basis; maintaining a return on asset of 16% plus over a 3 year period; resurrecting Team management; setting safety records for departments under his management; implementing quality principles in controls and capability; implementing “SIPOC” (a model based on Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs and Customers) a tool used in a 6 sigma process control and a Statistical Process control that included an Evolutionary Operation analysis system. From 1982 – 1987 Mr. Sever was internally moved up to Superintendent of Clarification/Filtration at the Alcan/Arco/Aughinish Alumina facility located in Limerick, Ireland.
Mr. Stuntz trained as a geologist, mining engineer and mineral economist and has over 25 years’ experience in financing Australian and international resource companies. He commenced his career working in the underground coal industry before moving to Australia’s largest pension fund manager where he worked initially as an investment analyst and then as a portfolio manager. After almost two decades exclusively in funds management he established his own natural resource advisory business in 2004. Mr. Stuntz co-founded a number of natural resource companies that operate in Asia and assisted in raising finance for a number of others. He maintains contact with the investment industry through his directorship of an offshore global resource hedge fund. Of direct relevance to Nevada Clean Magnesium is the role he played as director and driving force behind an Australian company which designed, constructed and operated a 25,000 tonne per annum magnesium alloy plant in China.
Rob Bailey – Director
Rob Bailey owns and operates a light metals consulting business, B.S. Metallurgy, Inc. He has worked within the US, Europe, Australia and China, demonstrating technical and managerial skills. Having published a number of journal articles, Mr. Bailey’s expertise is recognized and respected throughout the light metals industry. Functioning as a light metals broker, Mr. Bailey brings a proven track record in marketing and technical sales. A member of numerous technical societies, Mr. Bailey is the current Chairman of the Magnesium Division for the American Foundry Society.
Dan Koyich – Director
A Director for Nevada Clean Magnesium Inc., Dan Koyich has been involved as a director of public companies since 1997. As President of his private corporation, JeanDan Management Ltd. since 1977, he has gained extensive experience in consulting services regarding investor relations, business administration and financing for publicly listed companies.
Teresa Piorun – Officer
Teresa Piorun, Corporate Secretary for Nevada Clean Magnesium Inc. has been with the group of companies for twenty-one years. Ms. Piroun is a senior corporate officer with wide-ranging responsibilities, serving as a focal point for communication with the board of directors, senior management and the company’s shareholders, and occupies a key role in the administration of critical corporate matters. She is the confidant and advisor to the Chief Executive Officer and other members of senior management, particularly on corporate governance affairs.
Kenneth Wright – Chief Financial Officer
Kenneth Wright, Chief Financial Officer for Nevada Clean Magnesium Inc. brings to the Company over 38 years of accounting experience, with the last eighteen years as an associate with BDO Dunwoody LLP. His extensive experience has seen him serve as Coordinating Board Member for C.G.A. courses with the University of Caledonia and past auditor of the Okanagan Chapter of the C.G.A. Association of British Columbia.