Jose VizquerraPresident, CEO & Director
Mr. Vizquerra is President and Chief Executive Officer, and a director of O3 Mining Inc. (“O3 Mining”). Prior to his appointment at O3 Mining, Mr. Vizquerra was Executive Vice President of Strategic Development for Osisko Mining Inc. (“Osisko”). Mr. Vizquerra joined Osisko from Oban Mining Corporation (“Oban”), where, as President and Chief Executive Officer, he played a leading role in the combination of Oban, Corona Gold Corporation, Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation, and Ryan Gold Corporation to form Osisko. Through ambitious drilling and prudent capital raising, Osisko has become the highly valued proponent of the world-class Windfall gold project. Before that, Mr. Vizquerra was Head of Business Development for Compañia de Minas Buenaventura. Previously, he was a production and exploration geologist at the Red Lake gold mine in Ontario.
Mr. Vizquerra currently serves as a director of Osisko and Silver Mountain Resources, and as an advisor to the boards of Discovery Metals Corporation and Palamina Resources. The Young Mining Professionals recognized Mr. Vizquerra as one of their Young Mining Professionals of the year with the 2019 Peter Munk Award.
Mr. Vizquerra is an alumnus of the General Management Program at the Wharton School of Business. He holds an MSc in Mineral Exploration from Queens University and a B.Sc in Civil Engineering from UPC Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. Mr. Vizquerra is a “qualified person” for purposes of NI 43-101.