Toachi Mining Strengthens Its Board of Directors and Issues Incentive Share Options & RSU
Toachi Mining Inc. (“Toachi” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:TIM) (OTCQB:TIMGF) is pleased to welcome the appointment of Ramiro Crespo to the Board of Directors. Mr. Crespo will be replacing Laurie Curtis, the Company’s Co-Founder and a Director since inception. Mr. Curtis will remain as part of the Toachi team and focus his efforts as an advisor to the technical committee.
Alain Bureau, President & CEO, stated, “I have had the honour to know Laurie for a long time and we are very pleased he accepted to remain as an advisor. He made this decision to reduce his workload and dedicate more time to his family. Laurie has made extraordinary contributions to the success and growth of the Company, bringing a wealth of experience gained over a long and successful career.”
Ramiro Crespo is a renowned economic and financial advisor who contributed on numerous international news platforms like CNN, New York Times, Miami Herald, Financial Times, and The Economist. He was an Edward S. Mason Fellow at Harvard University and specialized in Corporate Finance, Financial Instruments, Negotiations, Leadership, and Mediation, after graduating in economics from the University of Maryland and in Latin American Studies and Economic Development from Georgetown University. Mr. Crespo is currently a director at the Quito Stock Exchange, Managing Director and Principal of Analytica Investments Ltd., President and CEO of Analytica Securities C.A., and Analytica Funds Management, which comprises the main investment bank in Ecuador. He introduced specialized micro and consumer financing in Ecuador through the founding of what is now Banco Solidario. Previously he worked at National Westminster in NY and Citibank N.A. He was a member of the Civil Aviation Board that was responsible for bringing Ecuador´s aviation to the Category I safety standards required by the U.S.A. Federal Aviation Administration, and of the board of the Intellectual Property Regulator. He is currently a member of the Georgetown University Latin American Global Competitiveness Board and Public Debt Citizens Oversight Commission.
As a complement to his experience, Mr. Crespo brings high standards and values in protecting the cultures and biodiversity of Ecuador. Mr. Crespo is an active member of NGO like the World Wildlife Fund and the Pachamama Foundation. His contribution will strengthen Toachi’s mission to promote the environmentally responsible development of Ecuador’s mining industry through the contribution of sustainable economic development.