Jean-Charles Potvin, a co-founder of the Company, was President and CEO of Murchison from inception to November 2015, and a director since 2007. Jean Charles was President and CEO of Pangea Goldfields Inc., which had extensive holdings in Tanzania, until its acquisition in July 2000 by Barrick Gold Corporation for $204 million. Until 1994, he was a Director and Vice-President of Burns Fry (subsequently BMO Nesbitt Burns and currently BMO Capital Markets) and responsible for evaluating world-wide mining investment opportunities as a top-ranked Equity Research Gold Analyst. Jean-Charles served as the Chairman of Vaaldiam Mining Inc. from 1992 to 2012 (formerly Tiomin Resources). He is currently a director and Audit Committee member of Azimut Exploration Inc., Canadian Zinc Corporation and Gold Reserve Inc. all public exploration and development companies.