Contact Info

Mr. John B. McCleery
Phone: 604.880.5624
Fax: 604.922.2260


March 11, 2011
Pedro Resources Completes Private Placement

February 03, 2011
Pedro Resources Announcements

Management & Board of Directors

John McCleery

Mr. McCleery is a private businessman who has been actively involved in raising in excess of 50 million dollars in capital for public companies in various stages of development, exploration and commercialization. For the last 25 years Mr. McCleery has been the catalyst for various start-up companies and has been involved in many private and public businesses to full implementation and commercialization. Mr. McCleery brings an extensive history of finance and financial markets having been the catalyst for launching numerous ventures and creating sustainable shareholder value.

As a founding director of Creston Moly Corp in 2000 (, Mr. McCleery grew the business to develop the largest molybdenum deposit in all of Mexico, and facilitated $40M+ financing to drive the business forward.

More recently Mr. McCleery participated in a multi-million dollar merger with Tenajon Resources, by headhunting and securing senior mining management who are capable of taking the Creston Moly project to the next level.

Mr. McCleery has served on many boards of both public and private companies in a number of capacities. He currently sits on the board of Creston Moly Corp and is involved in a number of other ventures, that are at varying stages of their development and commercialization, as either a founder, principal or advisor.

Chris Hopkins

Mr. Hopkins has over thirty years of financial management experience in the resource industry. He has spent most of his career in seniors roles with several public companies, including Kerr Mines Inc., U.S. Silver, Rio Algom, BHP Billiton and Suncor. He has broad junior resource experience in the areas of corporate finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, and financial and management reporting. Mr. Hopkins holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto, a Masters of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

Lawrence Talbot

Mr. Lawrence Talbot is a mining lawyer with over 20 years experience in representing a wide range of clients in the mining industry, from individual prospectors and junior and mid-size explorers and producers through to major mining companies, in both the hard-rock and industrial mineral fields. Prior to July 1, 2006, he was a partner in one of Canada's largest law firms. He has extensive experience acting for public natural resource companies and providing advice on all aspects of their businesses, including mineral property transactions and financings, corporate finance, securities and regulatory matters, corporate governance and shareholder issues, and all aspects of corporate acquisitions, takeovers, divestitures and reorganizations.

Mr. Talbot has been a director of Cardero since 2003. He is also the Vice-President and General Counsel of both Wealth Minerals Ltd. and International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.

Brian Murray

Mr. Murray is a Chartered Professional Accountant and was active in public practice for 17 years. Since 1990, he has worked as a consultant to various early stage companies in the resource sector and also in the service and industrial sectors. He has been responsible for raising capital and has also been involved in the management of many of these companies. Currently he holds board positions with several junior public companies.