Mr. Brack serves as the non-Executive Chairman of Capstone Mining and Geologix Explorations and as a director of Silver Wheaton and Timmins Gold. Mr. Brack’s 30 year career in the mining industry has focused on exploration, corporate development and investment banking, specifically identifying, evaluating and executing strategic mergers and acquisitions, and raising equity capital. Until 2009, he was Managing Director and Industry Head, Mining at Scotia Capital. Prior to joining Scotia in 2006, George spent seven years as President of Macquarie North America Ltd. and led its northern hemisphere mining industry mergers and acquisitions advisory business. Previously, Mr. Brack was Vice President, Corporate Development at Placer Dome Inc., Vice President in the mining investment banking group at CIBC Wood Gundy, and worked on the corporate development team at Rio Algom.
In addition to his current board roles, during the past 15 years, Mr. Brack served as a director on the boards of Aurizon Mines, Newstrike Capital, NovaGold Resources, Red Back Mining and chaired the board of Alexco Resource Corp. He has served on audit committees and has been both a member and the chair of compensation/human resource committees, corporate governance committees and special committees responding to takeover offers (Aurizon, Red Back and NovaGold). Mr. Brack earned an MBA at York University, a B.A.Sc. in Geological Engineering at the University of Toronto and the CFA designation.