OCIM appoints Kurt Breede as Technical Director Metals and Mining
Ocim Precious Metals SA is pleased to announce the appointment of the company’s new Technical Director Metals and Mining, Kurt Breede.
Following a degree in geological and mineral engineering from the University of Toronto, Kurt has amassed 25 years of experience in the international mineral resource industry. Prior to joining OCIM, he served as vice-president of Watts, Griffis & McOuat Ltd., which he spent 14 years helping to build into the world’s leading independent firm for technical due diligence, geological modelling, and strategic mining expertise.
Over his career to date, Kurt has applied his expertise in the realm of mineral resource estimation and technical audits to a tremendous number of mining projects all over the world.
He will be based at OCIM’s Toronto offices, alongside the development team.
“Thanks to his strong technical background, extensive experience in the mining industry and considerable expertise in technical due diligence, Kurt will help us secure our operations and further optimize our vetting and monitoring processes. His arrival strengthens our value proposition vis-à-vis mineral resource players—which is more integrated and competitive than ever,” explains Laurent Mathiot, Chairman & CEO of the OCIM group.