John Miniotis has over 14 years of experience in the mining industry focused primarily on mergers & acquisitions, equity capital markets, investor relations and corporate finance. Previously, he was the VP Corporate Development at AuRico Metals, which was acquired by Centerra Gold in January 2018 for approximately $310 million. Prior to joining AuRico Metals, John was Senior Manager, Corporate Development and Investor Relations at Lundin Mining, where he played a key role in successfully executing various acquisitions valued over $2 billion, including the Candelaria mining complex in Chile, and was also responsible for Investor Relations. Prior to that he worked in mining equity research at Wellington West Capital Markets and BMO Capital Markets, and commenced his career in the Corporate Development group at Barrick Gold. Mr. Miniotis holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with high distinction, from the University of Toronto.