François Vézina

Chair of the Board
Seating as a representative for the mining societies
Vice-president technical services at Osisko Gold Royalties

Mr. Vézina is a mining engineer with about 20 years of progressive experience in the mining sector. He has a vast experience in mining operations: open skies or underground, in Canada, Mexico and Finland. He made series of economic analysis on exploitation projects. Furthermore, he was the creator of studies about the viability of many mining operations He participated in the construction and development of six mines, which are still operational.

Mr. Vézina was director of technical services, director of mining development and mining operations for Agnico Eagle Limited mines. Then, he joined to the Osisko Mining Corporation as an administrator for construction and as a director of mining operations.

Mr. Vézina has a bachelor’s degree in mines engineering and a master’s degree in business management (MBA). He is a registered engineer in Quebec, in Ontario and in British Columbia.