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.
Executive Vice President
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.
Alex McAulay CPA, CA is an entrepreneur and experienced public company CFO. Following his articling at MNP LLP, Alex founded the successful Naked Brand Group Inc. and led the company as its COO and CFO during its initial listing process in 2012. Following a period as CFO of an apparel/ textile company, Alex was a co-founding partner of a start up accounting firm called Assent Advisory Partners. In 2017, Alex took sole ownership of the firm, renaming it ACM Management Inc. In his capacity as the firm’s owner, Alex has served as CFO of several public companies- Bow Energy Ltd. GreenStar Biosciences Corp., CAVU Mining Corp. , RYU Apparel Inc. and Tiidal Gaming Group Inc. In addition to all his endeavors with ACM Management Inc, Alex has held several board positions over his career, including school boards, social service agencies and notably the University of the Fraser Valley’s Board of Governors. Alex is the founder of several companies across many sectors. They include Kosan Travel Company Ltd. , Fiscal Talent Inc., and a bookkeeping practice called Statemint.co. In September 2016, Alex was appointed the CFO of Iconic Gold.
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.
Mr. Burnett is a partner and Director of Tryton Management Corporation. He has more than 25 years of capital markets experience providing consulting and advisory services for emerging businesses, specializing in structuring go public transactions in Canada, USA, and Europe. He has broad experience across the mining, oil and gas, green energy, biotech, technology, manufacturing, and consumer products sectors.
He has served on the board of directors of 16 public companies, and currently serves on three public company boards, as well as being an active advisor to several other public companies. Mr. Burnett holds MBA and Engineering degrees from the University of British Columbia.
James M. Carter CPA, CA is a senior executive with extensive domestic and international experience, with expertise in emerging markets and the natural resources sector.
James spent several years in Europe overseeing the acquisition and restructuring of two major corporate groups; a physical commodities trading company, the other the third largest industrial design engineering and fabrication group in the cement industry.
Upon his return to Canada he was Vice President of a NYSE listed company focused on merchant banking activities, where his focus was designing and implementing debt restructuring and risk management programs.
During his career James has served as an Officer and Director on several boards in North America and Europe.