Chairman and CEO | Yamana Gold Inc. Peter Marrone founded Yamana Gold in July 2003. Mr. Marrone currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yamana. Mr. Marrone has more than 25 years of mining, business and capital markets experience and has been on the boards of a number of public companies and advised companies with a strong South American presence. Prior to Yamana, Peter Marrone was the head of investment banking at a major Canadian investment bank and before that, practiced corporate law in Toronto with a strong focus on corporate law, securities law and international transactions. Mr. Marrone currently sits on the Board of Governors of the York University Secretariat.