Toubani Resources (ASX: TRE) is a development Company with a focus on becoming West Africa’s next gold mine with its advanced Kobada Gold Project in southern Mali, a 3.1Moz oxide dominant, low capital, low operating cost, permitted and free-milling gold project with the potential to produce more than 100,000 ounces of gold per annum for over 10 years.
The Company has a highly experienced Board and management team with a proven African track record in advancing projects through exploration, development and into production.
Phil Russo, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Russo is an experienced mining and finance professional with 20-years experience in corporate, project development and capital markets functions. Mr. Russo has deep, long-standing relationships within the precious metals sector globally. His past experiences include various executive roles within corporate development, strategic direction, investor relations and project development at Barrick Gold, Dacian Gold and Perseus Mining both in Perth and Toronto, as well as several years at a North American investment bank.
Mark Strizek, Executive Director
Mr Mark Strizek is a geologist and resource industry professional with over 27 years in the mining industry with experience in gold, base and technology metal projects. Mr Strizek has worked extensively as an executive with management and Board responsibilities across Australia, West Africa, Asia and Europe. Most recently, Mr Strizek was a Director and Executive Director (2017 to 2023) of ASX-listed Tietto Minerals which went from IPO in 2018 to first gold at its 4.5Mtpa gold project in Côte d’Ivoire in January 2023.
Scott Perry, Non-Executive Director
Mr Perry has over 25 years of international senior executive experience in the mining industry with a track record in corporate transactions, project financing and development. Previously, Mr Perry was the Chief Executive Officer & Director of Centerra Gold from 2015 to 2022, a global intermediate gold producer where he led the US$1.1 billion acquisition of Thompson Creek Metals in 2016 and the US$240 million acquisition of AuRico Metals in 2017. Prior to joining Centerra, Mr Perry served as Chief Executive Officer & Director of AuRico Gold, leading AuRico’s US$1.5 billion merger with Alamos Gold in 2015. Mr Perry is a former Director of the World Gold Council serving as the Audit Committee Chairman.