Robert C. Walish, Jr.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Walish is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Golden
Queen Mining LLC and was most recently the General Manager of the SCM
Franke Operation of KGHM International, formerly QuadraFNX, located in
northern Chile, where he was responsible for mining, processing and
administration of a four million pound per month open-pit copper mining,
heap-leach and SX-EW operation. Prior to that and over the course of
more than 30 years, Mr. Walish worked at mines in Guyana, Arizona,
Alaska, South Carolina, Montana and Nevada. He received his Bachelor of
Arts degree from the University of Colorado and his Master of Science
degree from the University of Wisconsin.