Mr. John Ciampaglia joined Sprott in April 2010 as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Ciampaglia has 18 years of experience in the investment industry. Previously, he was a Senior Executive at Invesco Trimark; Mr. Ciampaglia was an active member of the firm’s Executive Committee and held the position of Senior Vice President, Product Development. Mr. Ciampaglia was responsible for overseeing the product development function across multiple product lines and distribution channels. He also played a key role in initiating and leading the implementation of various strategic initiatives for the firm. Prior to joining Invesco Trimark, Mr. Ciampaglia spent more than four years at TD Asset Management, where he held progressively senior product management and research roles. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from York University, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.