AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL VENTURES, INC. (OTCMKTS:AIVN) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
The Board of Directors appointed Mr. Robert G. Polce Jr., for a term until the next Shareholders meeting.
Mr. Polce has lived and worked in the Asia-Pacific region for the past 25 years of and has vast experience in business as an executive, principle, consultant and investor. He is a seasoned International Financier and Private Equity Investor. He has acted as Trustee and Trade & Project Financing Specialist for European and Middle Eastern Private Trusts, with a focus on the natural resource and energy sectors.
Early in his career, while working in Switzerland, he acquired special skills and associations while connected with one of the largest commodity trading houses in the world (with annual sales of over 100 Billion dollars). He also was affiliated with P&F Petro Credit in Zurich in a similar role.
He then headed the BBF Trading Group of Companies headquartered in Singapore, serving as the company’s Managing Director for 8 years. The BBF Groups’ activities included mining, timber processing, real estate development and physical commodity trading in 11 countries throughout SE Asia.
He is experienced in underwriting public and private capital projects. His specialties include asset-based financing using proven mineral reserves ("In-Ground" assets). He has spent over 30 years in the Pacific Rim providing trade financing and project development including Nickel, Copper and Coal Resources in Indonesia.
Most recently, Robert headed the GEO Group of Companies as their Chief Executive Officer. GEO is a diversified mining and mineral asset management company that is involved in energy, natural resource and fuel related industries. GEO has primarily operated in the South East Asian region.
About AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL VENTURES, INC. (OTCMKTS:AIVN)
American International Ventures, Inc. is an exploration-stage company. The Company is a gold and silver exploration and extraction company. The Company’s business is to engage in exploration and production activities in the precious minerals mining industry. The Company is focused on planning, developing and operating past producing precious metal properties and mines. In addition to its mining claims in Nevada, the Company also leases certain mining claims in the Baja California, Mexico. The Company operates in the Baja California through its subsidiary, AIVN de Mexico. The Company holds interest in The MotherLode Project, which is located in Baja, Mexico. The MotherLode Project is under construction by AIVN de Mexico to start a 200 ton/day placer operation.