Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> November 30, 2018

Interview with the President and CEO: Broadway Gold Mining Ltd. (OTCMKTS:BDWYF)

Smeenk, Thomas
Thomas Smeenk is President and CEO of Broadway Gold Mining Ltd. Mr. Smeenk is a project finance, mineral exploration and business development executive with a proven track record of bringing new discoveries to market. He has been investing in the mining industry since 1996, serving as President and CEO of Tyranex Gold Inc. — "Tyranex" — and as President and CEO of IBI Corporation — "IBI." During his tenure at Tyranex, Mr. Smeenk successfully financed and completed three exploration programs at the Tyranite Mine. At IBI, his accomplishments included financing the discovery of a world-class vermiculite mine in Uganda, which was subsequently sold to Rio Tinto. Additionally, Mr. Smeenk’s background includes extensive experience in financing and business development as Vice President and President of e-Manufacturing Networks Inc. He also spent five years as President and Director of TheraVitae Inc. — now Hemostemix — a private stem cell therapy company where he successfully completed multiple financings and took Astrix Networks Inc. — now Memex Inc. — public as its Vice President, Business Development. Profile
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TWST: Tell us a little bit about what prepared you for your role as CEO and what attracted you to Broadway.

Mr. Smeenk: I got into the mining