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Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2009/07/24 - Ex-Goldcorp CEO, Kevin McArthur named as a Strategic Advisor to Breakaway Strategic Resource Fund - BreakawayFund.com.
Windermere Capital is pleased to announce that Mr. Kevin McArthur has joined the Strategic Advisory Committee of the Breakaway Strategic Resource Fund (the “Fund”). As a strategic advisor to the Fund, Mr. McArthur will counsel the investment committee on matters related to potential investments, strategic initiatives and monitoring of portfolio companies.
“Breakaway is a unique opportunity,” said Mr. McArthur “…and I am excited to be joining the team. My experience in finding tip-of-iceberg opportunities and guiding companies through growth and transition, most recently the Goldcorp/Glamis merger, will allow me to assist Breakaway as they seek to invest in, and build successful portfolio companies.”
Mr. McArthur served as President and CEO of Goldcorp from November 2006 until December 31, 2008 and will continue through 2009 as an Advisor to the new CEO. Mr. McArthur was previously President and CEO of Glamis Gold from 1999 until its merger with Goldcorp in November 2006. Mr. McArthur joined Glamis in 1988 where he served in a variety of management positions. Prior to joining Glamis, Mr. McArthur was with BP Minerals North America and Homestake Mining Company. Mr. McArthur holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Nevada.
About the Breakaway Strategic Resource Fund
The Breakaway Strategic Resource Fund (breakawayfund.com) is a mining fund seeking investment opportunities in both private and public companies and properties. The Breakaway Strategic Resource Fund, a strategic partnership formed by Ocean Partners Holdings Limited, Hawley Etal Group and Windermere Capital (windermerecapital.com), is a vertically integrated team of operational, technical and financial experts focused on assessing, acquiring and developing under valued base and precious metal assets.
For further information, please contact:
Jeff Beck, Ocean Partners
T: 203-834-4424 - E: jeff.beck[.]breakawayfund.com.