RDS Gold runs in our veins


Mario Bouchard, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
From 1984 to 2009, Mr. Bouchard was an investment advisor for the firm of Lévesque Beaubien, a full-­‐service broker, later acquired by the National Bank of Canada. He has been a director of the Rouyn-­‐Noranda branch of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum for 26 years. He is also President of the Admirio Industriel holding company.

Denis Lachance, Eng, OIQ - Chairman of the Board of Directors - Director

Mining engineer and member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) since 1982, Mr. Lachance has extensive experience in development, production and mining of base and precious metal deposits. Over the past few years, Mr. Lachance has held several management positions in major mining projects, allowing him to apply his expertise both in Canada and abroad. Until very recently, he was President of Koniambo Nickel SAS, a multibillion-dollar joint venture between Xstrata Nickel and the Sociéte Minière du Sud Pacifique, which is developing one of the world’s largest nickel deposits in French overseas territory New Caledonia. He also served as Vice President of Operations at Falconbridge Ltd. (Raglan), and occupied various executive positions at Noranda Inc., TVXGold Inc. (Casa Berardi) and Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (Joutel Division and Goldex project).

Jean-Marie Dupont - Director
Mr. Dupont is a successful businessman who started his own business as a retailer of petroleum products, Les Pétroles Dupont, a family business that is still going strong after 30 years. He worked as a driller in his youth and his interest in the exploration field remained so strong that he founded Radisson Mining Resources Inc. in 1983. He served as the Company’s president during the first few years, then as chairman of the board of directors, he resigned as Chairman on April 5, 2007.

Jean Dion - Director
Jean Dion is a visionary and one of the most influential entrepreneurs in Rouyn-Noranda. In the 90s, he founded the Dion group, which became one of the biggest players in Rouyn-Noranda’s commercial and industrial sectors. The Dion group, which now has about 300 employees, includes a dozen Abitibi-Témiscamingue companies involved in mining, construction equipment, equipment rental, real estate, the automotive sector and recreational products.

Luc Simoneau - Director
Mr. Luc Simoneau, computer specialist and well-known businessman, has been a director of the Company since 1991. He is president of Micro ML Inc., a computer service firm in St-Hyacinthe.

Réjean Gourde - Director

Mr. Gourde is a mining engineer graduated from Ecole Polytechnique of Montréal combining 40 years of experience in the mining industry. In 1987, after 12 years of work with Falconbridge and Ressources Aiguebelle, Mr. Gourde joined the company Cambior today known as IamGold. He notably served as Senior VP of Guiana Shield division of Cambior in South America. Since 2007, he is an independent consultant for corporations with operations in North and South America and Africa.