Nortec Minerals Corp. is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, a well known center of mineral exploration. The Company was incorporated as a capital pool company in 1999 and began trading as a mineral exploration company in 2004 as Nortec Ventures Corp. on the Toronto Venture Exchange under the ticker code symbol 'NVT'. In January 2010 the company changed its name to Nortec Minerals Corp. The Executive Chairman and former president, Mohan R. Vulimiri, is a very accomplished professional geologist who has been instrumental in the formation of the company and the acquisition and development of its mineral exploration projects.
The directors of the Company have a wide range of geological and mining expertise combined with business management and financial experience:
- Mohan Vulimiri and Peter Tegart, both professional geologists, have been involved together in numerous enterprises including the Lawyers Gold Mine in Northern B.C. and Frontier Pacific Mining Corporation. They have over sixty years combined worldwide experience in exploration for a wide scope of minerals and the development of mines.
- Balraj Mann is a Chartered Accountant with over 28 years of extensive experience in areas of Corporate Finance, acquisitions and financial reporting, and served as a director and advisor for both public and private companies.
- The independent directors are: Ernest Peters, a long-time Vancouver-based explorationist; Grant Crooker, another very experienced professional geologist; and Etienne Walter, the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Ecuador for the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon Territory.