Richard Rinberg was appointed chief executive officer in March 2007. He has been a director since November 2004, and served as president since October 2005. Mr. Rinberg, a private investor since 1996, previously served as Managing Director of the Rinberg Group, a corporate group in the UK active in the casting of precious metals for the jewelry industry, jewelry manufacturing, property development and securities trading. Mr. Rinberg holds a Bachelor of Science Honors Degree in Mathematics from University College, University of London. He is a Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.