George Bennett

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"Mr Bennett resides in South Africa and has extensive industry experience and contacts throughout Africa. He has approximately 20 years experience in the investment banking industry, initially as a partner of Fergusson Bros, then Simpson McKie before it was acquired by HSBC Securities in 1998. He was previously Head of Mining Research Sales and Executive Director of HSBC (South Africa). Mr Bennett was also a Member of the JSE for 18 years.

"After leaving investment banking, Mr Bennett was CEO of Shanta Gold Limited (a Tanzanian focussed exploration company) from 2004 to 2006, during which time he listed the Company on London’s AIM Stock Exchange. In February 2006, Mr Bennett became a founder and CEO of MDM Engineering, a South African based minerals process engineering and project management company. MDM was established in 2006 with US$2 million and then listed on London’s AIM Stock Exchange in 2008 with a peak market capitalisation of US$140 million. Mr Bennett remains an Executive Director of MDM."[1]


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  1. OreCorp Board, organizational web page, accessed May 31, 2013.