Marie-José Girard, M.Sc.
Geologist, President and CEO
Ms. Girard has 35 years experience in mineral exploration, particularly in glacial terranes.
From 1977 to 1988, she managed exploration programs for SOQUEM, Mina Azufrec, Ecuador, Falconbridge Copper and Louvem (Monique gold deposit discovery, Val-d'Or in 1985). In 1982, she was chief assayer for two years for a mill processing facility. From 1988 to 1993, she reviewed mineral projects for the Quebec Securities Commission. Vice-President of Sirios Resources Inc. since from 1995 until 2010, Mrs. Girard's technical team was granted the 2001 Quebec Prospector's Award for its Aquilon Gold and Tilly Molybedum Discoveries, James Bay, Quebec.
Appointed on the Canadian Securities Administrators Mining Technical Advisory and Monitoring Committee from 2001-2005, she is a Board Member of the Canadian Centre for Diamond Valorization.
René Lacroix, C.A.,
Mr. René Lacroix, is Vice-President of Lacroix Frères Co. Inc., a tax and corporate finance consulting firm.
Marketing manager and Director
Mr. Normand Payette is a marketing consultant and was marketing manager with Martin International Communication U.P. Inc. since 1987. Before that, he managed different marketing teams and was also involved in the securities business as a representative.
Vice-President, Chief-Geologist and Director
Mr. Desbiens, a geologist since 1985, worked at Lac Minerals (now Barrick Gold) until 1993 in gold exploration. In 1993 and 1994 he directed gold, diamond and base metals exploration projects for William Resources and in 1995 he joined SIRIOS as Chief-Geologist.
He found the Ailly kimberlite in 1993 and took part in the discovery of 4 kimberlite occcurrences on HOTISH. Most diamond mines are hosted within kimberlites.
Top Management of De Beers Canada Inc. mentioned in a press release in June 2005.
"We are pleased with the effort and quality of the work that the DIOS technical team invested in the 33 Carats project and we look forward to working together again in the future".
Geologist and Director
Aline Leclerc is a geologist since 1974. She holds a Bachelor of Earth Sciences from University of Quebec in Montreal. She supplies consulting services in mining exploration and in mining exploration project management since 1995. From 1974 to 1995, she has worked for various companies and governmental organisms within the framework of exploration projects. She sat on the Board of Directors of Soquem from 1996 to 2000.