As a director and Teranga’s largest shareholder, Mr. Mimran brings to the team tremendous knowledge and experience in operating within West Africa. He is currently CEO of Grands Moulins d’Abidjan and Grands Moulins de Dakar, one of the largest producers of flour and agri-food in West Africa. Furthermore, Mr. Mimran is head of Tablo Corporation, Miminvest SA, and Mimran Natural Resources, all established as investment vehicles into West Africa’s natural resource sector by Mr. Mimran and the Mimran Group, a family conglomerate with a history of successful business operations in Africa and Europe. Previous roles included Vice Chairman and founding partner of Breeden Partners, L.P. from 2006 to 2012, an actively managed investment fund focused on value generation in U.S. public companies, and Vice Chairman of Milestone Merchant Partners, a Washington-based investment bank from 2003 to 2005. Prior to 2003, Mr. Mimran served as the President of several food processing, grain and shipping companies across Europe and West Africa. He has served as a director and principal to the Bank of West Africa (CBAO), one of the largest banking groups in the region, as well as Archer Daniels Midland Company. He is currently a director of the Mimran Group, and on Board of Trustees for Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Mr. Mimran currently acts as Special Advisor to the government of the Republic of Cote D'Ivoire where he has led negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the European Union, and the Government of the Republic of France.