Keith Neumeyer, the founder, president, and CEO of First Majestic Silver, has worked in the investment community since 1984. He began his career in finance at several Canadian national brokerage firms before moving on to work with several publicly traded companies in the resource and high-technology sectors. His roles have included senior management positions and directorships responsible in the areas of finance, business development, strategic planning, and corporate restructuring.
Before founding First Majestic Silver in 2002 and First Mining Gold in 2015, Keith was the founding president of First Quantum Minerals. He has also listed several companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange. As such, Keith has extensive experience dealing with financial, regulatory, legal, and accounting issues relevant to the investment community. Mr. Neumeyer has also won Ernst & Young Global's EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2011 for the Metals & Mining category.