Peter Marrone is the Executive Chairman of Yamana Gold Inc., which he founded in 2003. He has more than 30 years of mining, business, and capital markets experience. He has been on the boards of a number of public companies and has advised companies with a strong South American and North American presence. Prior to Yamana, Mr. Marrone was the head of investment banking at a major Canadian investment bank and before that practiced law in Toronto with a strong focus on corporate law, securities law and international transactions. on corporate law, securities law and international transactions.