Board of Directors

Kalidas Madhavpeddi, Director

Mr. Madhavpeddi is President of Azteca Consulting LLC, an advisory firm to the mining and metals industry. From 2008-2018, he was CEO of CMOC International, a $25B market cap company which produced copper, cobalt, gold, phosphates and niobium. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and member of senior management at Phelps Dodge Corporation, responsible for global mergers and acquisitions and worldwide exploration, and President of Phelps Dodge Wire & Cable which included downstream copper and aluminum wire and cable operations. He is a member of SME (Society of Mining Engineers). He holds a B.S. Engineering, M.S. Industrial Management and completed his advanced management at Harvard Business School. Mr. Madhavpeddi also serves as a director of Trilogy Metals Inc. and a director and Chair of the Compensation Committee of NovaGold Resources Inc.