Hy-Tech Drilling is excited to introduce Andrew Kaip as its new Vice President of Business Development. With over 25 years of extensive industry and capital markets experience in the mining sector, Andrew adds a unique global perspective to the team – having covered the spectrum of mining companies, from the largest gold miners to some of the smallest grassroots explorers.
Andrew is a Professional Geoscientist and holds an MSc. in Geology from the University of British Columbia. As a geologist, he spent over a decade in the exploration industry working in North, Central and South America. Prior to joining Hy-Tech, Mr. Kaip was Chief Executive Officer of Karus Gold Corp.
As a Mining Analyst, he was consistently ranked in the Top 3 by Brendan Woods International for both the Large and Small/Mid-cap Precious Metal and Diamond Categories. Working with BMO Capital Markets as the Co-Head of Mining Research, Andrew was instrumental in building a global franchise covering more than 150 companies.
Joining the Leadership Team, Mr. Kaip will be instrumental in helping to set the strategic direction and corporate goals driving Hy-Tech’s sustainable growth and emergence as a global leader in the Diamond Drilling industry. Leveraging his experience in strategic planning, communications and business development, he will also be tasked with initiating and maintaining alliances with key stakeholders to enable win/win/win scenarios for our clients, our company, and First Nations partners.