Interviewee: Lee Barker
Company: Sparton Resources Inc.
Trading Symbol: TSX.V: SRI – OTC: SPNRF – Frankfurt: WKN727532
About Lee Barker
Lee Barker is president and CEO of Sparton Resources. Mr. Barker has held senior management positions in several junior and major mining companies, where he was involved in the discovery and development of a number of base metal, precious metal, and industrial mineral deposits. With over 45 years of experience in the mining industry, Mr. Barker has generated and managed exploration, evaluation, and development programs for various commodities in North and South America, Africa, Australia, and the former Soviet Union.
Between 1990 and 2002, Mr. Barker was closely involved in the exploration, discovery, evaluation, and development programs of several significant diamond deposits in Canada’s Northwest Territories, South Africa, Angola, and parts of South America. He initiated and supervised the early exploration program at the Diavik Project near Lac de Gras in the Northwest Territories which led to the discovery of over sixty kimberlite bodies. Diavik is now one of the World’s premier diamond producers and Canada’s richest diamond mine. Prior to that Barker was directly associated with the discovery and development of eight gold discoveries which achieved commercial production in Nevada, USA.
About Sparton Resources
Sparton Resources Inc. is a diversified mineral exploration and energy company with advanced stage projects that will become attractive acquisition targets for senior mineral producers.
Sparton’s management and technical team consists of seasoned mineral industry professionals who are strongly committed to the creation of real wealth through mineral resource development. They have a long and successful track record in exploration and development of various high unit value mineral deposits.
The Company’s directors and officers have been directly associated with the discovery and development of more than a dozen successful precious and base metal producers.
Sparton’s strategy is to increase shareholder value by bringing projects to feasibility and marketable value, or commercial production. Corporate structure with subsidiary companies can easily allow spin outs of high value projects into new vehicles to create additional shareholder value.