American Manganese Inc. Directors & Officers

Larry W. ReaughLarry W. Reaugh – President & CEO, Director

President and Chief Executive Officer of American Manganese Inc. from February 1998 to present. Mr. Reaugh has fifty-three years’ experience in the mining industry and for the past thirty-five years he has been the CEO & President of several exploration, development, production companies and 3 years in internet and technology companies listed on the TSX, TSX Venture and NSDAQ exchanges. Several of his companies have made significant discoveries, three of which (gold) went on to be producing mines. Through his career Mr. Reaugh has raised in excess of $300 million for junior resource mining companies.

Andris KikaukaAndris Kikauka – P.Geo, Director

Director for American Manganese Inc., Mr. Kikauka is a graduate of Brock University, St. Catharines, Ont., with an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Geological Sciences, 1980. He is a member of the Geological Association of Canada (F5717). He is registered in the Province of British Columbia as a Professional Geoscientist).

Andris has practiced his profession for thirty five years in precious and base metal exploration in the Cordilllera of Western Canada working for Anaconda Canada Exploration (1980-1984), Skyline Explorations, Inel Resources, Gulf International Minerals (1985-1989), in South America working for Carson Gold (1990), in Mexico and Guatemala working mineral exploration projects for Francisco Gold and Almaden Minerals (1996-2006) and for three years in uranium exploration in the Canadian Shield working for Rayrock Mines and Uran-Canada (1977-1979).

Edward Skoda

Ed Skoda – Director

Director for American Manganese Inc., Ed Skoda obtained a Diploma in Mining Engineering Technology from the Haileybury School of Mines in Ontario in 1971 and a Diploma in Business Management from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in 1979. Ed has over 30 years experience in the mining industry in which time he has worked on many national and international projects. During the past 15 years, Mr. Skoda has worked as a consultant and in a supervisory capacity as a shift boss, superintendent, or project manager for various mining and exploration companies. Based out of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Ed oversees all Mexico operations for SJ Geophysics Ltd.

Jan EigenhuisJan Eigenhuis – Director

Director for American Manganese Inc., Mr. Eigenhuis is a former senior executive at Manganese Metal Company of South Africa (MMC). He currently acts as a consultant to the electrolytic manganese industry worldwide. It is notable that he counts MMC as well as the Chinese manganese producers as clients. Jan is a graduate of the University of Pretoria; B.Sc. (Chem. & Math.) and the University of South Africa; MBL (Master Business Leadership). His 30 years of business experience in mineral beneficiation and the electrolytic manganese metal industry

Michael MacLeodMichael MacLeod – P.Eng., MBA, COO, Director

Chief Operating Officer for American Manganese Inc., Mr. Michael MacLeod has spent 40 years executing major capital projects and mine developments in the mining industry, including the Byron Creek coal mine expansion for Esso Resources Canada Limited and in-pit crusher/conveying system and Highmont concentrator re-location for Highland Valley Copper Ltd.

Norman L Tribe

Norman L Tribe – B.A.Sc., P.Eng., Director

Mr. Tribe is the president and principal of N. Tribe & Associates Ltd a geological contractor serving the Mining Industry for fifty-eight years. Mr. Tribe has a total of 58 years’ experience in most phases of mining including underground grade control, mine development, mine evaluation, property evaluation, project management, project consultant, exploration management, plant design, exploration geology, reclamation and reporting to the various government entity’s and/or security exchanges.

Shaheem AliShaheem Ali – CGA, Chief Financial Officer

Shaheem is a Certified General Accountant with sixteen years of progressively more responsible accounting experience in public companies and customer goods.


Teresa PiorunTeresa Piorun – Officer

Teresa Piorun, Corporate Secretary for American Manganese Inc. has been with the group of companies for thirty years. Ms. Piorun is a senior corporate officer with wide-ranging responsibilities, serving as a focal point for communication with the board of directors, senior management and the company’s shareholders, and occupies a key role in the administration of critical corporate matters. She is the confidant and advisor to the Chief Executive Officer and other members of senior management, particularly on corporate governance affairs.