Constitution Mining Appoints New Chairman

Constitution Mining Appoints New Chairman

October 3, 2008 Filed Under: Precious Metal  

Constitution Mining Corp. announces the appointment of Dr. Michael Stocker to serve as the company’s Chairman of the Board.

The Board of Directors appointed Dr. Michael Stocker to serve as a member and Chairman of the board of directors. Dr. Stocker replaces Patrick Gorman as Chairman of the board of directors and Mr. Gorman will continue to serve as a member of the board of directors.

Constitution Mining CEO, Dr. Willem Fuchter stated, “Dr. Stocker brings a plethora of knowledge management ‘know how’ to our company. In particular, his expertise on developing large-scale projects in South America should be of enormous benefit, especially as we begin to work on exploring and developing the Gold Sands of Northeastern Peru. Additionally, Dr. Stocker’s past experience in successfully raising significant amounts of capital should prove to be a valuable asset.”

Dr. Michael Stocker holds an MBA, and a PhD in Impact Analysis for Small and Medium Sized Company Development Programs from the University of Saint Gallen, Switzerland. He also holds an MBA from the Community of European Management Schools, EVADE University, Barcelona, Spain. Between 1992 and 1995, Dr. Stocker was responsible for the development of methodologies and the execution of impact analysis in Latin America for FUNDES International, a private organisation for the sustainable development of small and medium sized companies in Latin America. Between 1995 and 1997, he was Regional Manager of PROPEL, a private eco-efficient technologies consulting firm in Latin America, with headquarters in Bogota, Colombia. From 1997 to 2000, he worked as Senior Consultant for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), in its offices in Mexico, Spain and Switzerland. His main focus was on the development of Knowledge Management (KM) strategies, e-business, and effective financial programs for several Fortune 500 companies. Starting October, 2000, Dr. Stocker became International e-business and KM manager for FUNDES International in Chile. He was in charge of KM, e-business strategy, and set-up and implementation of all technology-related projects. As leader of the Transference Unit, Michael was also responsible for the implementation of all projects outside of Latin America, including the transfer of knowledge from CFIs to PDFs. In January, 2004, Dr. Stocker became founding manager of The Stocker Group, in Santiago, Chile, as a result of a management buy out of the FUNDES International Consulting’s e-business team. The Stocker Group is present in 11 countries in Latin America, and works for various international clients such as ONUDI, the Swiss Government (SECO), the World Bank, USAID, IDB, FUNDES and AVINA.

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