Frank Giustra

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Frank Giustra "began his career in the investment industry in 1978 with Merrill Lynch. In 1980, he joined Yorkton Securities and was responsible for opening the firm’s offices in London, Zurich, and Paris, establishing the Natural Resource Group. As President and later Chairman and CEO of Yorkton Securities in the 1990’s, he spearheaded equity investments of more than $3 billion in the international resource sector...Recognizing the growing need for merchant banking services in the mining and minerals industries, Mr. Giustra joined Endeavour Financial as Chairman in 2001. His vision and leadership led to the launch of numerous successful resource companies, including Goldcorp Inc. and UrAsia Energy Ltd. Since 2002 Endeavour has raised for its clients US$4.3 billion in Debt and Equity and advised on US$13.5 billion of mergers and acquisitions." [1]

"Mr. Frank Giustra serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Fiore Capital Corp. Mr. Giustra has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Fiore Financial Corporation, an exclusive advisor to Endeavour Mining Corp. since July 2007. He founded Clinton-Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative in June 2007. In 1997, he founded Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. and served as its Chairman from April 1997 to May 2003. He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yorkton Securities Inc. from 1995 to December 1996 and as its President since 1990. He served as Chairman of Endeavour Financial Corp. from January 2001 to July 2007. He has been Director at Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. since December 2010. He has been a Director of Endeavour Resources Inc. since October 23, 2008, Crew Gold Corporation since February 11, 2010. Mr. Giustra serves as a Trustee of International Crisis Group (The). He has been Member of Strategic Advisory Board at Endeavour Mining Corp. since December 17, 2012 and has been its Director since September 17, 2013. He served as a Director of Endeavour Financial Corporation since July 26, 2002 and Eacom Timber Corporation from July 5, 2010 to June 2013. He served as a Director of Iamgold Corp., Namibian Minerals Corp. and New Gold, Inc. He served as a Director of Gold Wheaton Gold Corp. from July 14, 2008 to March 14, 2011. He served as a Director of Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. since May 2001. He is the President and a Director of the Radcliffe Foundation and a Trustee of the William J. Clinton Foundation." [2]

He is was married to Alison Lawton between 2000 and 2008.

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  • "His new stable of agri-business investments range from a Vancouver Island sablefish hatchery to a Saskatchewan grain farm; a Chilliwack organic farm that raises heritage pigs and poultry; Sole Food, a company that turns vacant urban land into street farms; and Alter Eco, a San Francisco specialty food company that produces organic chocolate, among other items, sourced from small-scale farmers in 11 countries...He has even launched a 138-page quarterly magazine while everyone else is bailing from print. Modern Farmer, the brain child of Monocle magazine founding editor Ann Marie Gardner, is aimed at both the new food-conscious consumer and the farmer." [2]

References

  1. Frank Giustra, International Crisis Group, accessed April 7, 2009.
  2. businessweek Frank Giustra, organizational web page, accessed November 29, 2013.
  3. Petromanas Energy Board, organizational web page, accessed November 29, 2013.