General Moly is governed by a Board of Directors with extensive backgrounds in mining, natural resources, finance, accounting and business development.
Ricardo M. Campoy, Chairman and Lead Independent Director
Ricardo Campoy has been a Director of General Moly since August 2006 and Chairman since May 2015. Mr. Campoy is currently Managing Director of the minerals capital and advisory practice of Capstone Headwaters LLC. Mr. Campoy has worked as an international natural resources banker for more than 30 years, having served in executive finance positions at various firms, including as Head of Mining & Metals of WestLB AG, Member/Senior Advisor of McFarland Dewey & Co., Managing Director Mining & Metals of ING Capital, and Swiss Bank Corp, respectively, and President of Elders Resources Finance Inc. Prior to Mr. Campoy’s work in finance, he was employed as a mining engineer at Inspiration Copper, Dravo Corporation, and AMAX Inc. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Endeavour Silver, listed on the TSX. He has a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from Colorado School of Mines and Master of International Management (Finance) from the American Graduate School of International Management.
Bruce D. Hansen, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Bruce D. Hansen has been Chief Executive Officer and a Director of General Moly since January 2007 and assumed the additional role of Chief Financial Officer, effective May 2017. He was previously Senior Vice President, Operations Services and Development, at Newmont Mining Corporation, where he served for 10 years. His management roles at Newmont included serving as Chief Financial Officer for six years and as Vice President of Project Development. Prior to Newmont, Mr. Hansen was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corporation. He is a member of the Board of Directors for ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited, a closed-end investment fund and one of the oldest investment management firms focused on precious metals and mining companies, and Energy Fuels Inc., a U.S.-based integrated producer of uranium traded on the NYSE American. Mr. Hansen has a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of New Mexico.
Mark A. Lettes, Director
Mark A. Lettes has been a member of the Board since April 2007. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Apex Silver Mines from June 1998 to June 2006, and was responsible for the financing of Apex Silver Mines’ large-scale San Cristobal silver and zinc mine in Bolivia. Prior to joining Apex Silver Mines, Mr. Lettes held senior financial positions with Cyprus Amax, Amax, Inc. and Amax Gold. Mr. Lettes served as a director of Yukon Zinc Corporation from October 2006 to June 2008, Century Mining Corporation from March 2008 to October 2008, and Selwyn Resources from September 2012 to May 2013. He has a Master of Business Administration from the Ohio State and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut.
Gary A. Loving, Director
Gary A. Loving has been a Director of General Moly since February 2008. Previously, Mr. Loving served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Frontera Copper Corporation and Senior Vice President South American Operations for Phelps Dodge Mining Company. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Twin Metals Minnesota, LLC. Mr. Loving has significant mining operations and project development experience in several world class mining projects, including the Candelaria operation in Chile, the Sossego operation in Brazil, and the Piedras Verdes operation in Mexico. He has a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of Arizona and has completed Executive Management programs at both Stanford and Dartmouth universities.
Gregory P. Raih, Director
Gregory P. Raih has been a Director of General Moly since September 2010. Mr. Raih has an extensive accounting background and served as a Partner at KPMG LLP from 2002 to 2008 and previous to that held a variety of positions at Arthur Andersen LLP, including Partner from 1981 to 2002. While at Arthur Andersen, Mr. Raih served as the global director of the firm’s mining industry practice and has significant experience with mining accounting and reporting issues. He served as the engagement partner on a number of mining clients, including Newmont Mining Corporation and BHP Billiton Base Metals. Mr. Raih is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants. He was formerly a director of Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., where he served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee, and currently serves as a member of the Board of Managers of Jonah Energy Holdings, LLC, where he serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Board of Managers of Discovery DJ Holdings, LLC.
Tong Zhang, Director
Tong Zhang was nominated by General Moly’s largest shareholder, AMER International Group (“AMER”) of China, and appointed a Director of General Moly in December 2015. Mr. Zhang has been the Chairman of the Overseas Investment Committee and Chief Executive Officer of the International Business Group at AMER since January 2015. Previously, he was a Group Vice President with AMER from June 2010 to January 2015. Mr. Zhang has over 17 years of experience in senior management and investment roles involving international transactions, including leading several private investments and M&A transactions in both China and the U.S. Prior to joining AMER, Mr. Zhang was the co-founder of a private equity fund and held various positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers in its management consulting practice and assurance services organization. Mr. Zhang holds a master’s degree from Ohio University. He is bilingual in Chinese and English.