Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> March 27, 2014

Interview with the CEO, President and Director: Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. (XPL)

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. Profile
 TWST: Can you please begin with a view of how the company has evolved since we last spoke to you about three years ago?

Mr. Herald: We’ve made a tremendous amount of