International Iconic Gold Exploration Corp. owns the rights to the San Roque Gold Project. This project is being explored by Iconic for intermediate sulphidation gold mineralization and is in the advanced stages of exploration in the province of Rio Negro, Argentina. A gold, silver, and base metals resource assessment released in July 2019 shows an Inferred Mineral Resource of 32.9 Million tonnes grading 1.42 g/t gold equivalent (“AuEq”) for 1,499,900 AuEq ounces at a 0.6 g/t AuEq cut-off grade. Included within this gold equivalent are 486,600 ounces of Au, 12,770,700 ounces Ag, 279,788,900 pounds Pb, 566,930,300 pounds Zn, and 12,586,000 ounces In with average grades of 0.46 g/t Au, 12.08 g/t Ag, 0.39% Pb, 0.78% Zn, and 11.90 g/t In (indium) respectively.
President, CEO, Director
Robert Abenante is a seasoned executive with extensive private and public company experience. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) who also holds a Masters in Professional Accounting. After his tenures with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte, Robert founded and/or held several senior executive roles in companies across various industries, ranging from green energy and mining to technology and life sciences. Robert has lectured at Simon Fraser University (SFU) teaching Advanced Management Accounting and Executive MBA Accounting courses. He also taught Entrepreneurship and Venture Finance where he both developed the curriculum and taught the courses. For his service in academics, Robert has been accredited as a student mentor by SFU. Robert also founded the Eco Foundation which focusses on investing in and assisting green energy and green tech companies through the start-up phase of their development.
President of Argentina Operations, Director
Mr. Buffone is a geologist with 30 years mineral exploration experience in Argentina, and is a successful independent Argentinean cattle rancher as well. His background includes dealings in oil properties, acquisitions of hydrological rights and training in agricultural engineering.
Mr. Walters (77) is certified by the American Association of Professional Geologists, and is licensed to practice geology in two states of the U.S. He is a Qualified Person by definition in Canadian NI 43-101. Mr. Walters has worked for nearly 50 years in the mining industry as a mineral deposit explorer and developer with a world-wide reach, particularly in Southeast Asia and North and South America. He has held various field and management positions in Cominco Ltd., Kennecott Copper Corp., St. Joe Minerals Co., Sunshine Mining Co. and others. He has been regularly active in Argentina’s mining scene since 1990 where in 1994 his private Argentinean company, Compania Minera Polimet S.A., gave birth to Yamana Resources Inc. via a shares exchange, thence gaining a listing on the Canadian stock exchange. In addition to being a co-founder of Yamana Resources he was a director and its COO and President for several years. Yamana Resources was the forerunner to Yamana Gold – a major gold producer listed on the NYSE. Mr. Walters has been involved in supporting and running the Company’s wholly owned Argentinean subsidiary, Marifil S.A., since 2000, and remains responsible for its mineral property acquisition and exploration activities. At least eight notable mineral deposits for copper, tungsten, uranium, silver, and gold have been discovered under his direction including two that have become mines currently in production: Mina Martha in Argentina – one of the richest silver mines in the world, and Chandalar in Alaska – the largest gold placer mine in North America.
Mr. Patel is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 10 years of public and private company experience and holds a Bachelor of Commercial degree from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Patel began his career with PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP, before joining Avcorp Industries Inc. (AVP.TO) fulfilling the roles of VP Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary.
Taryn Stemp is an internationally experienced professional having worked in a variety of industries, including Oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals, and Technology. After beginning her career as an Accounting professional, Taryn moved into Marketing roles, followed by becoming a Communications Manager in London. Taryn has gained a wealth of knowledge from working with several serial entrepreneurs in both the private and public sectors, and now leads all administrative functions, and marketing initiatives in a variety of companies. She currently serves as a Director and Corporate Secretary at public companies within the Technology sector.
Janaki Prosdocimi is a strategic financial thinker with many years of experience across a wide range of Businesses. She qualified in the City of London as a Chartered Accountant at Coopers & Lybrand (PWC). She has worked with Multinationals as well as Growth stage companies in Audit, Corporate Finance and on AIM Listings. From there she worked in growth industries from the Digital Revolution – lastminute.com and the BBC to the Information Age of Education – Mrs Wordsmith and Godolphin & Latymer. She has also worked on political strategy for the Conservative Party Forum and continued to work in the Financial markets – Prosdocimi and Circlo3 Limited. Her current roles are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and so she has many years of experience in Governance, Regulation and Legislation.
Mr. Peralta is an independent Senior Resource Geologist. He is registered as a Fellow and Chartered Professional at the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) since 2010. Mr. Peralta has worked for over 15 years in the mining industry as a mineral deposit explorer and developer with a global reach, particularly in South America and is a Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101, and Joint Ore Reserve Committee. Mr. Peralta graduated from the University of San Juan.