Oliver B. Hasler
Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer
Most recently, he successfully oversaw the three-year transformation of Europac from a small, publicly-traded Spanish firm (Papeles y Cartones de Europa S.A.) into a mid-cap international firm, tripling its share price from €5.28 to €16.80 (as of the close on January 25, 2019) before selling it for US$2 billion. Amongst other major assignments, Mr. Hasler redefined the strategy of Douwe Egberts’ professional division, headquartered in the Netherlands and its joint venture with U.S.-based Mondelez, and led the restructuring of France’s Arc International.
For more than 20 years, Mr. Hasler has been doing business in China, where he built and operated several factories while setting up national distribution networks and managing significant import/export activities.
A Swiss citizen, Mr. Hasler holds a degree in Materials Engineering and a Master in Metallurgy from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland and an MBA with honours from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. He is fluent in English, German, Spanish and French.
Gary J. Artmont
A fellow member of AUSIMM #312718 and thus qualified to write NI 43-101 and JORC Competent Person reports for various stock exchanges, Mr. Artmont holds a Bachelor Degree from Waterloo University, Ontario, Canada.
Mr. Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce with honours from the University of Western Australia.
Recipient of the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) – awarded in 2019 in recognition for his service to the community – he currently serves as Director of Saint Charbel’s Aged Care Centre.
A Justice of the Peace (JP) in and for the State of New South Wales. Mr. Georges received his B.Ph.Chem from USMV in 1982.