David Lurie - Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Director
Prior to joining Red Tiger Mr. Lurie was CFO of Maple Minerals Corporation (Maple), owner of the Caribou zinc/lead mine in Bathurst, New Brunswick. In May 2012 Maple entered into a definitive combination agreement with Trevali Mining Corp (TSX: TV). Prior to Maple, Mr. Lurie was a Portfolio Manager at K2 Investment Management, a Toronto-based hedge fund, executing various long-short equity & debt investment strategies.
Mr. Lurie was previously a Principal at Polar Capital, a boutique merchant bank in Toronto. From 2002-2005 he executed a successful roll-up strategy in the enterprise software space, culminating in the sale of Speedware Corporation (TSX-V: SPW) to Activant Solutions, a Hicks Muse-backed portfolio company.
Prior to pursuing his MBA, Mr. Lurie worked for five years as an engineer in various capacities including as a Design Engineer and Project Manager. He has worked in manufacturing operations and has consulted in design engineering to Caterpillar's Construction and Mining Equipment division in Decatur, Illinois.
Mr. Lurie has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from McGill University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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