Stephen de Jong, BComm.
CEO, President, Director
Mr. de Jong has held Director, senior management and advisory positions at publically listed Canadian mineral exploration and development companies. He has successfully led companies through financings, acquisitions, exploration and development programs and restructurings.
In 2012 Mr. de Jong became President and Chief Executive Officer of Integra Gold. Under his leadership, Mr. de Jong has attracted a high calibre team of geologists, engineers, entrepreneurs and consultants to Integra Gold to advance the Lamaque project towards production. He has been instrumental in the financing of the Company, having raised $60 million in equity since assuming the Chief Executive Officer position despite the current challenges faced by the mining sector. Integra Gold’s strong financial positon has enabled an aggressive exploration strategy which underpins the Company’s resource growth and Preliminary Economic Assessment and acquisition strategy. He also led the company through the transformative and opportunistic acquisition of the Sigma-Lamaque Mill and Mine Complex bringing the project one step closer to production.
Mr. de Jong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Royal Roads University and is also a Director of Rapier Gold Inc.