Christopher E. Herald

Herald, Christopher E.

Christopher E. Herald is CEO, President and Director of Solitario Zinc Corp. Mr. Herald has over 40 years of experience in the mining industry. He was responsible for the formation of Solitario in 1992 and has directed the company since then. He was instrumental in discovering the 1.5 million-ounce high-grade Buckhorn Mountain Gold deposit and its subsequent sale to Kinross Gold for approximately $240 million in 2006. He has held various exploration geology positions in Anaconda Minerals, Echo Bay Mines and management positions in Crown Resources during his career. Mr. Herald currently serves as a director and nonexecutive Chairman of Viva Gold and was a former Chairman of the Denver Gold Group, a not-for-profit industry association recognized for organizing the pre-eminent North American and European gold conferences for institutional investors. Mr. Herald received an M.S. in geological engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a B.S. in geology from the University of Notre Dame.