Mr. Dieudonne BOUGNE
Chief Executive Officer
With over 30yrs experience in project development in Africa, Mr. Bougne is the founder of several successful Cameroonian-based companies (BOCOM International, BOCOM Recycling, BOCOM Petroleum, BOCOM Industry, Harvest BTP), which fall under Groupe BOCOM. Collectively, his companies directly employ over 3000 employees. He has an exceptionally entrepreneurial spirit and an exemplary work ethic and is passionate about social development and innovation across the industrial sector.
Mr. Bougne has always had a keen interest in mining and, when the opportunity presented itself he did not hesitate in partnering with MME Inc, to create MMEC SARL IN 2012. Mr. Bougne’s commitment to the success of this initiative is demonstrated by the immense time and resources he has dedicated and the exhaustive research that he has conducted to establish the viability and success of this company . He has actively sought out the best people for the job and called upon the expertise of professionals from across the world.
Mr. Aimé TSAFACK
Chief Administrative Managing Director
Mr. Aimé Tsafack worked for the United Nations (UN) as an Advisor and Regional Coordinator in Côte D’Ivoire and Haiti almost for five years. He also worked for the Canadian federal government as an Evaluator (intern).
His experience also extends to public management. He was a member of the evaluation committee of Quick Impacts Projects (QIP), which was implemented by the UN thorough MINUSTAH in Haiti, as well as a Monitoring Officer in Côte d’Ivoire with UNOCI.
Mr. Tsafack has a keen interest in the dynamics of interpersonal relations, with a particular focus on conflict resolution and analysis, and human rights and social development. He has been involved in running international seminars and training sessions in the areas of human rights, the elimination of racial discrimination and communication.
As a Chief Administrative Managing Director at MME, Mr. Tsafack’s professional objective is to assist all shareholders and staff members in meeting their professional goals as well as the overall organizational goals. His responsibilities cover the daily administrative management of the organization.
He is a graduate in Political Science (B Sc) at University of Montreal, Canada and Public Administration/Program Evaluation (MPA) at École Nationale d’Administration Pubilque. Mr. Tsafack is fluent in both French and English.
Mr. KAZADI S.B. Barry
Executive Director – Exploration Manager
Mr. Kazadi S.B. Barry has 13 years experience in the mineral exploration of mainly base metals and gold. He has worked for various exploration projects, from grassroots exploration to resource definition projects, mainly in the DRC.
He has an excellent understanding of the metallogeny and geology of Africa and was one of the key members in the discovery of the Kamoa Copper Project in the DRC, whilst working with Ivanhoe Mines.
Mr Kazadi joined MME in June 2013 as the Executive Director in charge of Exploration. He is overseeing all green field exploration for iron ore, gold, base metals and bauxite in Cameroon.
He obtained a Post-Graduate degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa (Masters in Sciences – Structural Geology), and a graduate degree from the University of Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Applied Geology). Mr. Kazadi is fluent in both spoken and written French and English.
Mr. Christian BELANGER
Executive Director – Drilling and Operations Manager
Mr. Christian Belanger has 27 years experience in the drilling industry. With experience spanning 4 continents (Africa and the Middle East, Europe, North America and South America), he has a wealth of drilling expertise and knowledge.
Prior to joining MME, he worked for Boart Longyear International for 25 years as a driller, supervisor and site manager. Mr. Belanger has a solid background in project management, having been an Executive Officer at Tristan Construction Inc., a company which he founded in Canada (2004-2009).
He was appointed as Executive Director- Drilling and Operations Manager at MME in February 2013. His responsibilities include the implementation of an internationally recognized training program for drilling operations as well as the establishment of a Diamond Drilling and Reverse Circulation Division. In addition, Mr. Belanger has been tasked with the logistics of purchasing all drilling equipment and accessories.
Mr. Belanger received a Certificate of Achievement from the Ministry of Training, College and Universities of Ontario. Mr. Belanger is fluent in French and English.
Ms. Gaelle BOGNE
Ms. Gaelle Bogne worked for the collections department at Bocom Petroleum for two years before joining MME as the Finance Director.
She holds a degree in International Management from the School of Management and Communication in Geneva, Switzerland.
Ms. Bogne is fluent in French.