Jim has been appointed as president and CEO of SG Spirit Gold Inc. He previously served as vice president, corporate development at Savary Gold Corp., a Canadian junior exploration company focused on the exploration and development of its Houndé South gold property in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
Jim brings nearly 20 years of international mineral exploration experience to SG Spirit Gold. In addition, as part of Forbes West Management Corp., Jim served as the vice president, corporate development for Crosshair Energy. Prior to joining Forbes West, he held a number of corporate and field-based positions including manager, investor relations for Peregrine Diamonds; field manager, Kennecott Canada Exploration’s Western Canadian Coal Project; and senior mineralogist, Golden Star Resources in its Georgetown, Guyana office.