Mr. Liu is a Chinese-Canadian businessman and investor who has numerous business interests. Mr. Liu has held senior positions with Chinese steel producer Hebei Wenfeng Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. from its inception to 2004, as well as senior management and executive positions in various other business corporations in China. In Canada Mr. Liu served as Director of TSXV listed Welichem Biotech Inc. from January 24, 2008 to March 12, 2009.
|Kevin Zhu (Xuexin), M.Eng, P.Eng, PMP|
Position: Director & CEO
Mr. Kevin Zhu is a professional mining engineer (P.Eng.) and project management professional (PMP) with over 20 years experiences in mine planning, engineering design, construction and operation management of open pit and underground hard rock mines. He graduated in mining engineering from Central South University in China and holds a master's degree in mining engineering from Laurentian University, Canada. He currently is the principle consultant and a director of CMS Consulting Limited. He joined CaNickel in 2010 and resigned from the Board and as interim CEO of CaNickel in 2011 due to family reasons. Prior to joining CaNickel, he worked at Continental Minerals Corporation for two years as project manager of Xietongmen project, two years with Eldorado Gold Corporation as senior mining engineer and chief engineer at Tanjianshan mine, and six years with Sino Gold Limited as senior manager at JCL gold mine and White Mountain project.
Mr. Myles Gao obtained his B.Sc. in geology from Lanzhou University, China, in 1982. Moving to Canada in 1989, he received his M.Sc. Degree in geology in 1993 from Laurentian University. Mr. Gao has worked for numerous Canadian mining and exploration companies in both Canada and China, and has been holding executive positions, such as CEO, President, or COO of a Canadian public mining company since 2003. Mr. Gao was also a director of the Company from December 2010 to November 2013. Mr. Gao is a Qualified Person as defined under Canadian NI43-101.
Lorne Waldman, MBA, LL.B., was a corporate lawyer and senior executive for over 20 years, for NYSE and TSX listed reporting issuers in both the mining and electronics industry. He is a current member of the Law Society of British Columbia and was a previously Senior VP of Silvercorp Metals Inc., a TSX and NYSE American listed company. Prior to that, he held senior management positions, including Corporate Secretary and In-house Legal Counsel with a NYSE listed electronics manufacturer. He has extensive experience in a wide range of corporate and securities matters, investor relations, corporate communications and first nations collaboration. He also recently served a director and audit committee member for Nam Tai Property Inc., a NYSE listed company developing real estate in Shenzhen, China and is a director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Whitehorse Gold Corp., a TSX Venture Exchange listed company.
|Dr. Weiliang Wang|
Dr. Wang is a professional geologist with over 20 years experience in mining project management, geological due diligence, evaluation and valuation, and the provision of Competent Person Reports for global institutions and security exchanges. Dr. Wang holds PhD from The University of Hongkong, Master degree from Peking University and B.Sc. degree from China University of Geosciences.