December 3, 2021 / Denver Gold Group (DGG) announces the appointment of Ms. Sara Heston as incoming Chair of the organization. She replaces the outgoing Chair, Mr. Brian Christie. Mr. Dan Denbow has been appointed a director to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors.

“It’s been a pleasure to have been involved with the Denver Gold Group over the past six years. Over that time the organization has continued to evolve and position itself as one of the premier independent gold industry venues. During my tenure on the board, I have enjoyed working with Tim and Julie who have been integral to the success of the group and have done a tremendous job running the business despite the challenges associated with the COVID-19 global pandemic. I would like to welcome Dan to the board and Sara as the new chair and wish them continued success in their new roles,” commented outgoing Chair Christie.

Incoming Chair Heston said, “I look forward to leading the Board in our continued effort to support the growth of our members, their investors, and the metal mining industry”.

Mr. Christie completed a six-year term on the Board of Directors with a two-year term as Chair. Mr. Christie is Vice President, Investor Relations for Agnico Eagle Limited. Ms. Heston is an Assistant Director with Stanford Graduate School of business and an independent director. Mr. Denbow is a private investor, independent director, and corporate advisor.

“DGG plays an important role connecting all parts of the capital markets in the mining sector and has been an invaluable resource for me as an investor.  I look forward to supporting these efforts through my contributions as a member of the Board of Directors”, said Mr. Denbow.

Mr. Tim Wood, Executive Director of DGG, thanked Mr. Christie for his contributions to the organization, especially in his role as Chair, which coincided with the onset and evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic. DGG is also grateful to Agnico Eagle Mines for its loyal support of DGG and for providing senior executives to fill Board roles for the past 15 years.

“Brian has been a calm leader in a turbulent context working to ensure that DGG never wavered in its mission despite the significant challenges presented by the impact of COVID-19,” commented Wood, adding, “DGG looks forward to the contributions from Sara Heston and Dan Denbow through their deep individual experience with, and representation of, key constituents of the global mining industry.”

Effective January 1, 2022, the Board of Directors for the Denver Gold Group comprises:

  • Sara Heston, Independent Director (Board Chair, Compensation Committee Chair).
    Stanford Graduate School of Business, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Timothy Wood, Executive Director (Nominating; Finance; Risk Committees)
    The Denver Gold Group Inc.
  • Dan Denbow, Independent Director (Finance; Risk Committee)
    Private Investor/Independent Director.
  • Haytham Hodaly, Independent Director (Compensation and Risk Committees)
    Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.
  • Andrea Maxey, Independent Director (Nominating Committee)
    AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd
  • John Pearson, Independent Director (Nominating Committee Chair)
    Centerra Gold Inc.
  • Onno Rutten, Independent Director (Finance Committee Chair)
    Mackenzie Financial Corp.
  • Pamela Solly, Independent Director (Risk Committee Chair; Compensation Committee)
    Vista Gold Corp.
  • Clifford Walter, Independent Director (Treasurer; Finance Committee)
    Caring Accounting Services

About the Denver Gold Group
The Denver Gold Group, Inc (DGG) connects global capital with global mining. It is a Colorado 501(c)(6) nonprofit business association representing seven-eighths of the world’s publicly traded precious metal production and reported mineral reserves and resources.

As the only independent and conflict-of-interest-free investment platform, Denver Gold Group is dedicated to the exclusive support of metal miners. DGG has delivered 33 consecutive annual Gold Forums through every investment cycle. Underscoring the value and leverage it brings to the mining industry, fees to member companies and, therefore, their investors, have remained unchanged for nine years.

DGG also supports and promotes various precious metal investment and education initiatives, often in collaboration with other mining and mineral industry business associations.


Denver Gold Group
Tim Wood, 303-825-3309
[email protected]

SOURCE: Denver Gold Group