Darin W. Wagner, president and CEO of Balmoral Resources Ltd., is a professional geologist with 25 years of exploration and corporate development experience. Wagner spent the first 10 years of his career with two of Canada's largest and most successful exploration and mining companies, Noranda (now Glencore), and Cominco (now Teck), as a project geologist and exploration manager in North and South America. Wagner became president of Sydney Resource Corp. in September 2005 and helped engineer the successful merger between Sydney and Band Ore Resources to form West Timmins Mining Inc. in 2006. He then served as a president, CEO, Director and Qualified Person for West Timmins Mining through the discovery of the high-grade Thunder Creek Gold Zone in Timmins, Ontario, and the acquisition of West Timmins by Lake Shore Gold in an all-share deal valued at $424 million, which was completed in November 2009. In addition to his duties with Balmoral, Wagner currently serves on the Board of Directors of VR Resources and Palamina Corp, was a co-founder of Falco Resources, and a founding director of NewCastle Gold.