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Dr. Gang Chai, Director, President & CEO, is an entrepreneur specifically focused on consulting and investment between Canada and China. He initially worked for the federal government in Ottawa for two years after obtaining a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. Dr. Chai has consulted for numerous international companies doing business in China in the middle 1990s. He founded McVicar Minerals Ltd. which was engaged in mineral exploration in Canada and China. The company merged with China based Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. in 2003 and is traded in the Toronto Stock Exchange at present. Dr. Chai founded and has been CEO of McVicar Resources Inc. since 2003. In 2008 McVicar changed its name to McVicar Industries Inc. to better represent the changing focus of the company.

Dr. James Misener, Director, is the President of PGW Ltd., a Canadian geophysical consulting company specializing in potential field methods applied to oil/gas and mineral exploration. Dr.  Misener is also a Professional Engineer (Ont.).

Dr. Anthony Naldrett, Director, is a top world-rank geologist in the field of Ni-PGE deposits with more than 40 years of exploration and research experience. He has held numerous top positions in international geology and mining organizations. Dr. Naldrett has consulted for numerous international mining companies, including Chevron, Inco, Falconbridge, Western Mining, BHP, Cominco. He was also the company consultant for Diamond Fields Resources Inc., which discovered the Voisey's Baynickel deposits in Canada. Dr. Naldrett built the Noril'sk deposit model which has been followed by most mining companies. Over the past 10 years he has spent 4-5 months per year in South Africa working on aspects of Platinum-group elements in the Bushveld Complex. In 2013 the University of Toronto inaugurated a scholarship in his name.

Mr. Colin Digout, Director, is a chartered accountant with 30 years experience in senior financial positions in manufacturing and technology companies. He served as acting CFO for McVicar form August 2012 to April 2013. From June 2008 to May 2010, he was CFO of CRS Electronics, a public company that invents, manufactures and markets LED lighting products. Prior to that, he was Chairman, President and CFO of Radian Energy Corporation, a public company that invented the only infrar3ed aircraft pre-flight deicing system approved for use by the FAA. Currently, he is the CFO of the Water Power Group Limited Partnership, a partnership that develops and owns hydroelectric plants.

Dr. Evelyn Su, Director, is the President of Sino Lion USA. She earned a doctorate in Chemistry in 1993 from the University of Connecticut and worked for two years as a Scientist at Pfizer during 1993 to 1995. After co-founding Sino Lion USA, she has been working extensively in both China and the USA. During 1995-2001, she grew the US and global business while based in the World Trade Center, New York. She then worked in China as the CEO for Nanjing Huashi from 2001-2010, further growing the business in China and abroad. Dr. Su  assumed the position of the president of Sino Lion USA since 2010. Dr. Su also earned an EMBA from the China-Europe International Business School in 2010. She is currently a member of the Society for Cosmetic Chemists, and the President-Elect of the Chinese American Cosmetic Professionals Association.

Mr. Kevin Ming Zhang, CFO, is a Certified General Accountant, a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, U.K.), and a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Zhang was the CFO for Changfeng Energy Inc. from May 2010 to April 2013. Previously, he was the senior accountant for McVicar from February 2007 to July 2008 and CFO of McVicar from August 2008 to April 2010. Prior to joining McVicar he was senior accountant with Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. (TSX "HF") for a half year, and has over 7 years of accounting and auditing experience in China with thorough knowledge of both Canadian GAAP and IFRS.

 

 
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