Jonathan Fitzgerald, Chairman and CEO
Previously Mr. Fitzgerald co-founded Stope Capital Advisors, Inc. where he undertook merchant banking transactions in the mining, energy and agriculture sectors. Mr. Fitzgerald has more than 25 years of investment banking experience in which he sourced and executed a wide variety of complex transactions across multiple industries. Mr. Fitzgerald served as the Interim-CEO of Harvest Wind Limited, a development stage wind turbine manufacturer based in Oregon and as a Board member and/or adviser to Boston Poly Corporation, Epcylon Technologies, DayStar Technologies, Hesat Acquisition Corp., iSense Corporation and Trustwater PLC. Mr. Fitzgerald received a B.A. with Distinction from Bowdoin College, a MSc. (Econ) from The London School of Economics and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Fitzgerald is a Canadian and British citizen and lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Jacques Levesque, CFO
Jacques Levesque has been a chartered accountant and income tax specialist since 1971. From 1975 to 1988, he was an associate and the director of the income tax department of Maheu Noiseux, Abitibi-Temiscamingue. Since 1988, he has been acting as an independent chartered accountant and income tax specialist. Mr. Levesque was a director of Orex from December 1991 to October 2007 and served as President from March 1993 to October 2007. In December 2009, he rejoined the board of directors of the Orex Exploration Inc. and became its Chief Financial Officer.
Julie Godard, Corporate Secretary
Julie Godard has been the Corporate Secretary of Orex since 1989. Ms. Godard is a lawyer and a member of the Quebec Bar and has practised corporate law, as well as mining and securities law, for over 20 years. From 1986 to 1991, she worked with the law firm of Bélanger Barrette in Rouyn-Noranda, and since then as an independent lawyer. She is also Corporate Secretary the Abcourt Mines Inc., Explor Resources Inc. and Brunswick Resources Inc.