André Tessier

President & CEO of Delta Resources

Mr. Tessier started his career as Exploration Manager of the Quebec exploration office for Cominco Ltd in Noranda. He subsequently became geological consultant to the industry with clients from both the major and junior sectors in Canada, South and Central America and Central Asia. In 2003, Mr. Tessier was appointed President, CEO and Director of Murgor Resources Inc. a position he held until 2015 when Murgor successfully merged with a Toronto-based junior exploration company.During his tenure at Murgor, the company raised over $38M through equity financing and asset value-creation (i.e. acquisition – value addition – monetization). Before joining Delta, Mr. Tessier was employed by the Ontario Geological Survey (2016-19) and was an adjunct Professor at Queen’s University in Kingston (2018-19).Some of his technical achievements include the discovery of Zones 43 and 45 at the Barry gold deposit in Quebec (1995-96), Zones 11, 17 and 54 at the Windfall Gold Deposit in Quebec (2003-04) and directing the exploration team that led to the delineation and expansion (by a factor of 200%) of the Hudvam & Wim Cu-Au deposits in Manitoba (2007-08).Mr. Tessier obtained his Engineering degree at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal and his MSc in Economic Geology at Queen’s University in Kingston.