Roland Vetter is currently the President of International Gold Resources, a private US Mining Group with exploration interests in Brazil and the Yukon. He has also held the position of Chief Financial Officer.
Prior Positions have included roles of Chief Financial Officer, President and Board Director for companies such as Cardinal Minerals Inc., a producing Copper & Silver Mine in Mexico; Globtech Ventures Corp., which is involved in mining exploration in Brazil.
Roland’s entrée into the Mining Industry began in South Africa as Group Financial Services Director for Zimco, a Division of Anglo American Corporation. He was also a former Chairman of the Anglo American Audit Liaison Committee. Roland spent twelve years with Zimco before emigrating to Canada in 1998.
In 1998, he joined Xenex Innovations, as Chief Financial Officer. Xenex was a TSE Venture Exchange Company, specializing in commercialization of new technologies.
He was later approached to take the helm as CEO of both Olim Software Solution Co. and Milo 1 Network Solutions Ltd. – a Group of Technology Companies that integrated web-databases and e-commerce solutions in the form of Oracle custom-built trading systems for multinational companies.
As an executive with a significant background in developing start-up companies, Mr. Vetter specialises in mining, manufacturing and technology with the skill to highlight opportunities and find innovative solutions to successfully grow such companies.
He has diverse financial and operational ability at an executive level, including specialist skills in completing due diligence, business plans and fund-raising. His expertise includes assimilating and rationalising operations as well as implementing projects, mergers, acquisitions and disposals. He has been responsible for risk management, internal controls, corporate-governance and optimising funding structures including corporate tax planning.
His extensive network of contacts and specialized expertise in Mining and Technology bring great added value to Executive Search Assignments conducted in these areas.
Roland holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce and a Bachelors degree in Accounting Science from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of South Africa and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia, Canada.