December 5, 2022 / Denver Gold Group (DGG) announces the appointment of Ms. Rachel Goldman and Mr. Luke Gleeson to the Board of Directors. They replace Ms. Andrea Maxey and Mr. Onno Rutten, who have completed full terms as Directors. The changes are effective from January 1, 2023.

Current Board Chair, Ms. Sara Heston, said, “We welcome Ms. Goldman and Mr. Gleeson, whose extensive industry experience will bring new perspectives to DGG. I look forward to working with them both.

“We want to thank Ms. Maxey and Mr. Rutten for their instrumental contributions to the board over the last several years. They have contributed valuable insights and support to help DGG evolve and continue serving its members.”

Ms. Goldman is currently the CEO of the exploration company Paramount Gold Nevada and has decades of experience with Canadian financial institutions. Mr. Gleeson is the Head of Corporate Development and Chief Sustainability Officer for Bellevue Gold, which is developing its eponymous project in West Australia.

Ms. Goldman said, “Having benefited from participating in DGG events over many years in various capacities, I am honored to now be able to contribute to DGG’s ongoing evolution as an industry-leading platform connecting investors and precious metals companies globally.”

“It is an honor to be offered the opportunity to join the Denver Gold Group Board,” Mr. Gleeson said.

“DGG provides unique and invaluable support to gold producers, maintaining a vital conduit between the mining industry and those who provide it with essential capital.

“I look forward to working with the other Directors and Management to help ensure the DGG continues to play a pivotal role in helping the mining industry achieve its key objectives.”

Mr. Tim Wood, Executive Director of DGG, thanked Mr. Rutten and Ms. Maxey for their wide-ranging contributions to all aspects of the organization, most recently as Chairman of the Finance and Investment Committee and as a member of the nominating committee, respectively.

“Onno brought unique insights and discipline to help steward DGG through several cycles and applied his professional expertise to manage the organization’s investments. Andrea has been invaluable to DGG as an advocate for the organization’s non-American and Canadian members,” commented Wood. He added, “DGG looks forward to the contributions from Rachel Goldman and Luke Gleeson as they bring their deep knowledge and skills to the Board.”

Mr. Rutten is a portfolio manager on the Mackenzie Investments Resource Team based in Toronto. Ms. Maxey is Vice President of Investor Relations, Communication & ESG based in Perth.

“It truly has been a pleasure to work with such a professional organization for the past six years; I am delighted to see DGG on a sound footing to deliver on its objectives for its members,” said Mr. Rutten

Ms. Maxey said, “The Denver Gold Group continues to play an important role in supporting precious metals equities and it has been a privilege to serve on the Board alongside such a talented group of people.”

From January 1, 2023, The Board of Directors for the Denver Gold Group will comprise:

  • Sara Heston, Independent Director (Board Chair, Compensation Committee Chair).
    Stanford University
  • Timothy Wood, Executive Director (Nominating, Finance, and Risk Committees)
    The Denver Gold Group Inc.
  • Dan Denbow, Independent Director (Finance Committee Chair)
    Company Director
  • Luke Gleeson, Independent Director (Compensation Committee)
    Bellevue Gold Limited
  • Rachel Goldman, Independent Director (Finance Committee)
    Paramount Gold Nevada
  • Haytham Hodaly, Independent Director (Compensation and Nominating Committees)
    Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.
  • John Pearson, Independent Director (Nominating Committee Chair)
    Company Director.
  • Pamela Solly, Independent Director (Risk Committee Chair and Compensation Committee)
    Vista Gold Corp.
  • Clifford Walter, Independent Director (Treasurer; Finance Committee)
    Caring Accounting Services.

About Denver Gold Group

The Denver Gold Group, Inc (DGG) connects global capital with global mining. It is organized as a Colorado nonprofit 501(c)(6) business association and represents most of the world’s private and publicly traded precious metal production and recorded 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 precious metal miners. DGG has a 35-year track record through every investment cycle.

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


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

SOURCE: Denver Gold Group