Mr. L'Heureux has recently been appointed as the new Vice President Exploration of Vior, he has more than 20 years of experience as a professional geologist in exploration for gold, nickel, base metals and diamond in North and Latin America. He has served for Cambior, Falconbridge and Barrick up to 1997. Following that, he worked for junior corporations such as Boreal Exploration, GlobeStar Mining, Majescor Resources and Everton Resources. Mr. L'Heureux holds a degree in Geology and a Master Degree in Earth Sciences (Applied Geochemistry), which he received from the University of Quebec in Montreal and University of Quebec in Chicoutimi, respectively. He is also a member in good standing of the Ordre des géologues du Québec.