Ari is CEO of Continental Gold and has over 20 years experience in the natural resources and investment markets sectors. Having dedicated most of his career to the natural resources industry, Sussman has been instrumental in sourcing, funding and developing high-quality and high-grade mineral assets. During his career, Sussman has built a strong network of business contacts throughout Latin America and in the past decade has raised over $800 million for various resource companies.
Continental Gold is a development-stage gold mining company. With a first mover advantage in Colombia, the Company has a portfolio of high-grade and high impact exploration and development properties. The Companys flagship Buriticá project is a high-grade and multi-million-ounce precious metal project boasting mineral reserves of 3.7 million ounces at 8.4 g/t gold (13.7 million tonnes), with production scheduled for early 2020. Newmont Mining recently invested US$109 million at a 46% premium to market to purchase a 19.9% interest and as a result, the Company is well funded to initiate construction of the Buriticá mine and initiate aggressive drill programs throughout its portfolio of properties.