John Icke is a senior executive with more than 25 years global management experience, 14 in the role of President, General Manager or Chief Executive Officer, in both the private and public sector. He was previously the president of Accenture Business Services for Utilities, the largest business process outsourcing practice of its kind worldwide. Most recently, he had been a principal of JRI Strategy Consultants Inc., a business consultancy which provides strategic counseling and leadership to senior executives of retailers, technology and consumer goods manufacturing businesses.
His previous positions include: president and CEO of Lily Cups Inc; founding director and chairman of Canadian Polystyrene Recycling Association (C.P.R.A.); corporate vice president and general manager of Indigo N.V.'s worldwide packaging business; and chief operating officer and executive vice president of Sweetheart Cup, a subsidiary of Fort Howard. Importantly, Mr. Icke has significant experience with private equity in addition to debt and public equity financings.
Ms. Meyer is a Canadian Certified General Accountant and currently holds the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary with several mineral exploration companies trading on the AIM, TSX and TSX Venture stock exchanges. Ms. Meyer gained her early experience in the mining industry as Vice President, Finance of Queenstake Resources Ltd. from 1985 to 2003 and Corporate Secretary until 2004. While at Queenstake, she participated in, or led negotiations of joint venture and acquisition agreements as well as equity and debt financings. Ms. Meyer launched her private company Golden Oak Corporate Services Ltd. in October 1996 with Queenstake as her first client. Since that time, Golden Oak has provided publicly traded mineral exploration companies with administrative, financial reporting and compliance services.