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Yves B. Kabongo

Chairman & Director

Bankers Cobalt Mining SASU

Mr. Kabongo has significant operational experience in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and from 2010 to 2016 was actively involved in some of the biggest Merger’s and Acquisitions in the African mining industry such as the acquisition of some of the Fleurette Group’s Copper/Cobalt assets by Glencore, zinc asset by Ivanhoe or Gold assets (Moku Goldmines) by Randgold. During 2005 and 2006, Mr. Kabongo helped raise $USD 74 million in the Kasai West Province of the DRC which marked the largest private investment since the 1960’s. Mr. Kabongo was also a member of the team responsible for the sale of Bombardier Recreational Products and Military Aircraft Services for $CAD 1.3 Billion. Mr. Kabongo holds a degree in management from the H.E.C. Business School in Montreal, an executive development certificate from the McGill University Executive Development Course, and completed the mini-MBA program at the McGill Executive Institute.