C. ALAN SMITHCHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He was appointed Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of PFB Corporation in January, 1993. Since 1981, through an affiliated company, Aeonian Capital Corporation has provided equity capital and management to early stage and emerging companies in the natural resources and high technology sectors and, accordingly, Mr. Smith has served as a director of many stock exchange listed companies. Mr. Smith is a member of the World Presidents Organization.