DGO Gold has an experienced and respected Board of Directors and a management team led by the Executive Chairman, Eduard Eshuys. Both the board and the executive group have a depth and breadth of experience unusual in a small mineral resources company, with high quality expertise in mine development and mining operations as well as exploration.
Eduard, aged 73 is a geologist with several decades of exploration experience in Australia. His successes as Joseph Gutnick’s exploration director are well known. In the late 1980s and early 1990s he led the teams that discovered the Plutonic, Bronzewing and Jundee gold deposits, and the Cawse Nickel Deposit. He has also had involvement in the Maggie Hays and Mariners nickel discoveries in the 1970’s. More recently he was the Managing Director and CEO of St Barbara Limited from July 2004 to March 2009. During this time St Barbara Limited grew substantially as a gold producer. Eduard joined the Company on 15 July 2010 as Executive Chairman.
Bruce, aged 67, is Chairman of investment banking group Lion Capital, a member of The Australian Ballet Board, The University of Melbourne Campaign Board, and the University of Melbourne Centre for Positive Psychology Strategic Advisory Board, and a Trustee of the Helen MacPherson Smith Trust. His career spans over 40 years in investment management, investment banking and stock broking. Previous roles include have included: Managing Director of McIntosh Securities, Senior Vice President of Merrill Lynch, Director of Australian Stock Exchange Ltd, President of the Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria, Board Member and Chairman of the NGV Foundation, member of the Felton Bequest Committee, Council member of Melbourne Grammar School, and Director of a number of listed public companies, including Acrux Ltd, Praemium Limited and Stuart Petroleum Ltd. Bruce was appointed Non-Executive Director on 23 May 2018.
Michael, aged 52, is a Chartered Accountant and a member of Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries in Australia. In 2003, Mr. Michael J. Ilett was awarded the MBA Medallion from the Queensland University of Technology and in 2004 was awarded the J. S. Goffage Prize from Chartered Secretaries Australia Limited. Michael has over 25 years’ commercial experience and was the former Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer for Gold Aura Limited and Union Resources Limited. He has provided a key role in the listing of exploration companies on the ASX, capital raisings, corporate governance, administration and the dual listing of an Australian public company on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
Ross, aged 70, is a Mining Engineer with over 45 years’ experience in the minerals industry ranging from mining to project management in technical and executive management roles. He has worked in corporate and consultative roles managing activities from feasibility studies to operations both in Australia and internationally. He was appointed Non-Executive Director on 5 April 2007.
Cindie is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of experience. She joined DGO Gold Limited in June 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. Cindie has worked in Australia and the UK in a range of accounting disciplines and industries providing accounting, consulting, compliance and risk management services inhouse and in an advisory role to clients. These roles include Chief Financial Officer for the Lion Capital Group, Company Secretary for Lion Capital Advisory Pty Ltd, Senior Manager at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and Client Advisor at the Myer Family Company. Cindie holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.