Executive Chairman, Board of Directors
Mr. Porter is a corporate entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He is currently Executive Chairman of Lagrange Minerals Inc.. and has previously held senior executive and director positions with several natural resource exploration and development companies and lead them to the production stages.
Mr. Porter was President and CEO of North Rim Mining Corp., focused on The Montero Verde Project in northern Argentina, which sold to Rio Tinto for $595 million in July 2013. Prior to Montero Verde, Mr. Porter was the President and CEO of Nimco Resources Inc. where he was the architect of the $930 million friendly takeover of Tilson Resource by Mitsubishi Metal Mining, which closed in June, 2008. Prior to founding Nimco Resources Inc., Mr. Porter was the founder, President and CEO of Northern Lights Mining Corp., a uranium company that was sold to Sifeng Taiwan for $375 million.