Mr. Callahan is a strong and experienced executive with extensive operational and public-company management experience having held senior management roles at numerous development and production stage mining companies. He joined eCobalt in October 2018. Mr. Callahan has established and led numerous sizeable operations in North America and internationally and has been responsible for the evaluation and execution of several growth-oriented transactions throughout his career.
Establishing his career with Hecla Mining in 1989, Mr. Callahan held increasingly senior roles, including Vice President of Corporate Development and President of Hecla’s Venezuelan mining operations where he oversaw all aspects of operations, successfully managed two gold operations with a 1,000 man workforce, and transformed the La Camorra mine from an unprofitable asset into the largest gold producer in Venezuela. Mr. Callahan has also served as President of Silvermex Resources Inc., a TSX-listed silver and gold producer with projects in Mexico acquired by First Majestic Silver Corp. in 2012, and President and CEO of Western Pacific Resources Corp., a mineral exploration and development company focused on rehabilitating and exploring the Deer Trail Mine in Utah.