Antioquia Gold is a gold exploration and development company that is in production at its wholly owned flagship Cisneros project in Antioquia, Colombia. The project is located in the central portion of the department of Antioquia, roughly 55 km northeast of Medellin. The project is comprised of 10 concessions totalling 5,630 hectares. There is an extensive history of high grade artisanal gold mining on the project area.
Exploration projects in the vicinity include AngloGold Ashanti/ B2Gold (Gramalote Project), Colombian Mines/Arturus Ventures (Nus Project), Sol Vista (Guatalupe Project), Red Eagle (Pavo Real Project) and CuOro (Santa Elena Project). Cisneros has excellent access, infrastructure and security in the area.
Antioquia Gold strives to be a responsible mineral exploration and mining company and works with local communities to develop lasting and mutually beneficial relationships built on respect and trust. Antioquia Gold strives to use locally sourced personnel, and goods and services where possible.
Antioquia Gold is committed to continually seek community involvement to improve social and economic circumstances in the project area, and meet or exceed the environmental requirements in Colombia and in our corporate jurisdiction in Alberta, Canada, to make a positive difference to the communities near where we operate. The company aims to operate in an environmentally sustainable way, protecting the environment, minimizing and mitigating the impacts of its activity on the environment and undertaking full environmental restoration and remediation of areas that have been intervened.
Antioquia Gold entered into a strategic alliance agreement with Infinita Prosperidad Minera in August, 2010 which has since invested more than US$18 million in the company and now holds ~90% of the outstanding shares.
The company aims to operate in an environmentally sustainable way, protecting the environment, minimizing and mitigating the impacts of its activity on the environment and undertaking full environmental restoration and remediation of areas that have been intervened.
Antioquia Gold’s management team and directors possess over 200 years of collective industry experience, with a demonstrated track record embracing exploration, development and financing and operating mines throughout the world.
Gonzalo de Losada
Director, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO
Mr. De Losada is an Economist from the Universidad del Pacifico (Peru), and holds an MBA degree from Columbia University in New York and has over 20 years of experience in banking and business. He previously held senior executive positions in the hospital, pharmaceutical and insurance industries in Peru including director on several boards.
Ivo Alfonso Bravo
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Bravo is a senior executive with 24 years of experience at local and international companies. Throughout his career, he has delivered strong leadership, strategic vision and innovation compromise in banking, insurance, retail, manufacturing and air transportation industries.
CHEMIE Corp. is his latest professional experience. With operations in Chile, Colombia and Perú, CHEMIE develops, produce and sells products and business solutions for the agriculture & farming industries. As CHEMIE Perú’s CEO, he has been responsible of company’s strategic plan design and execution with focus on improving brand awareness and value proposition.
Prior to his current appointment, he has been Business Manager of Property & Casualty at Pacífico Seguros (Credicorp Group – Perú), Business Manager at Maestro – Sodimac (Enfoca SAFI – Perú), Planning & Controlling Manager at LAN Airlines (Chile) and Consumer Bank’s Treasury Manager at Citibank (Perú).
Born in Lima in 1971, is Industrial Engineer by Universidad de Lima (Perú 1996) and Master in Business Administration by Universidad Adolfo Ibañez (Chile 2003) with “Best Graduate Class of 2003” award.