Team

Auramet’s most important assets are its people. Our management and employees own more than 70% of the company and have a vested interest in everything we do.

Our team has different yet complementary skill sets and has worked in the same industry for over 300 years in the aggregate.


North America

CEO
James Verraster III

Previous Experience
Standard Bank
Gerald Metals
Rhode Island Hospital Trust

CFO
Mark Edelstein

Previous Experience
Standard Bank (Warrior)
Gerald Metals
Sumitomo
Amerada Hess

EVP
Bruce Dunn

Previous Experience
Standard Bank
Gerald Metals
Prudential Bache Securities

Senior Trader
Patrick Anan

Previous Experience
Toyota Tsusho America, Inc.
Engelhard Corporation

Senior VP
Mark Rice

Previous Experience
Credit Suisse
West LB
Standard Bank

Senior VP | Marketing
Charles Davis

Previous Experience
Metalor SA.
Scotia Mocatta (Absa Mocatta JV)
The Caisse de Dépôts

Senior Trader
Jonathan Hausner

VP
Kim Oates

Previous Experience
Rabobank
Fortis
Brown Brothers


Africa

Representative | South Africa
Finn Behnken

Previous Experience
Netbank Limited
Pallinghurst Resources
Tshipi É Ntle
Manganese Mining


Australia

Representative | Perth
Debra Bakker

Previous Experience
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Standard Bank
Barclays Bank


Canada

Representative | Toronto
Kelly Dodge

Previous Experience
Mining Engineer


Europe

Representative | Austria
Eva Trenker

Previous Experience
Raiffeisenbank International


Latin America

Director | Lima
Miguel Vargas

Previous Experience
Koch Metals
Enron Metals, Ltd. Rudolf
Wolff/Noranda Minpeco USA


Puerto Rico

President, Auramet International | San Juan
Justin Sullivan

Previous Experience
Edwards & Angell
Gerald Metals


United Kingdom

Representative | London
Mark Tyler

Previous Experience
Nedbank
IDC
Mintek