Vancouver, British Columbia – Gainey Capital Corp. (TSXV: GNC) (OTC: GNYPF) (“Gainey” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Metzenheim as Vice President Exploration, effective immediately.
Brian Metzenheim has over 20 years experience in mineral exploration with a focus on precious metals. Most recently, Mr. Metzenheim spent 15 years with Minefinders Corporation managing generative reconnaissance programs and project exploration across Northern Mexico including the advanced stage La Bolsa property. Following the acquisition of Minefinders by Pan American Silver Corp. Mr. Metzenheim assumed the position of Manager, US Exploration with Pan American Silver, managing the drill confirmation of a 100+ million ounce silver deposit and evaluation of potential acquisition targets. Mr. Metzenheim holds a BSc in Geology from the University of Nevada, Reno, is a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101 and is fluent in Spanish.
“I am excited to join Gainey Capital as VP Exploration and look forward to leading the team that will take the El Colomo project to the next level,” said Brian Metzenheim. “Given the geological similarities of the project to many of the mineral occurrences I have successfully advanced elsewhere in Mexico, I am confident we can unlock the maximum value from El Colomo.”
Vancouver, September 18, 2017 – Leagold Mining Corporation (TSX:LMC; OTCQX:LMCNF) (“Leagold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Meghan Brown, BA, MBA as Vice President – Investor Relations.
Neil Woodyer, CEO stated “We are pleased to welcome Meghan to the Leagold team. Meghan brings extensive investor relations experience with Canadian and dual-listed public companies. Her background with precious metal development and operating companies focused principally in Latin America makes her ideal for this role.”
Meghan’s expertise encompasses corporate transactions, mergers, equity financings, institutional marketing, shareholder communications, corporate governance and disclosure, media relations, and strategic planning. Meghan is past Chair of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) National Board of Directors, and is a Director of the Canadian Cancer Society BC/Yukon Board of Directors.
Magellan Gold Corporation (OTCQB: MAGE) (“Magellan” or “the Company“) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael P. Martinez as CFO and Secretary of the Company, effective immediately. To facilitate this change, John C. Power recently stepped down as CFO and Secretary. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Power for his service as an officer since Magellan’s inception. Mr. Power will continue in his role as a director of the Company.
John Power stated, “We are delighted to welcome Michael to the Company. A CFO of his high caliber will be needed to meet the growing demands of our business strategy.”
Michael P. Martinez brings twenty-five years of proven financial management and accounting experience, including twenty years in executive management positions with high-growth companies. He has held roles in both public and private sectors in directing financial reporting, accounting, human resources, treasury functions and capital formation.
Mr. Martinez’s expertise includes strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and contract negotiation. He has an excellent understanding of SEC compliance reporting for publicly traded companies. Early in his career Mr. Martinez worked as a senior accountant for a top-four international public accounting firm.
Vancouver, BC (FSCwire) – Aztec Minerals Corp. (AZT: TSX-V) announces the appointment of Neil MacRae as its new Vice President of Investor Relations. Mr. MacRae will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Aztec’s shareholder and investor relations programs including the development and implementation of Aztec’s strategic marketing and financial goals and plans to create exceptional shareholder value.
Neil MacRae is a mining investor relations professional with 23 years of experience in investor relations, commodities trading and corporate development within the global mining industry. Most recently, he consulted for Zinc One Resources Inc. and was the director of investor relations for Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd., a silver producer with assets based in Mexico.
Mr. MacRae holds a B.A. (Political Science) degree from the University of Calgary and started his career in 1994, spending 10 years as a commodity trader and concentrate marketer for Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd. Over the next 13 years, Neil then moved to investor relations with such companies as InfoMine Inc., First Majestic, Farallon Mining (sold to Nyrstar) and Novagold Resources.
TORONTO, ON –(Marketwired – September 07, 2017) – Primero Mining Corp. (“Primero” or the “Company”) (TSX: P) announced today that Mr. Ryan Snyder has been promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer, effective September 15, 2017, and that Mr. Kevin Jennings has resigned to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Jennings will continue to advise the Company until October 31, 2017 to ensure an effective transition of duties.
Mr. Snyder was previously the Director of Finance and Treasurer and has an extensive background in financial management, reporting, treasury, and strategy development. Prior to working for Primero, he held progressively senior roles at Inmet Mining Corporation (now First Quantum Minerals Ltd.) and Enirgi Group Corporation, after starting his career at KPMG LLP. Ryan is a Chartered Professional Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.
Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 6, 2017) – Alset Minerals Corp. (TSXV: ION) (“Alset” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that Gilberto Zapata Castaneda, a Mexican mining entrepreneur based in Zacatecas, Mexico, is joining the Alset board to lead business development efforts in Mexico. Gilberto Zapata Castaneda has an accounting degree, MBA, and has been active in the mining industry in Mexico throughout his career.
Gilberto built up a network of government contacts that helped Alset quickly obtain the necessary drilling permits and he will continue to play a key role in this area. He also has an excellent network of mining and business contacts throughout Mexico which helps our exploration and development efforts run smoothly.
Allan Barry Laboucan, President and CEO of Alset said; “Gilberto, has been an important part of our exploration and drilling activities, his assistance has enabled Alset to complete its exploration work very rapidly on a small budget. So far, our work has presented us with results that suggest we have a dual track going forward. First, we have promising grades of lithium in the soils of the La Salada salar; second, we have high-grade potassium in the near surface brines and the soils.
TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 6, 2017) – Discovery Metals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:DSV) (“Discovery Metals” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Drobeck, P.Geo., as Vice-President of Exploration. Mr. Drobeck is an exploration geologist with over 35 years’ experience working in all phases of exploration from grassroots discoveries, to brownfields and mine exploration. He has also led substantial business development programs. Most recently Mr. Drobeck served as Consulting Geologist for Sibanye-Stillwater, directing exploration programs at the Altar project in Argentina. He has also recently served as Founder and President of Puno Gold Corporation, a Peruvian gold-copper explorer, which was acquired by Miramont Resources Corp. in 2017.
During his career Mr. Drobeck also served as: Director of New Exploration Projects at Silver Standard Resources Inc.; Senior Vice-President of Exploration & Business Development at AuRico Gold Inc.; Vice-President of Exploration of international private gold exploration company Electrum USA Ltd.; Senior District Geologist, Chile, at Newcrest Resources Ltd.; Senior Geologist, Mexico, at Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corp.; District Geologist, Northwest USA, at Homestake Mining Company; and Senior Geologist, Mexico, at Compañia Fresnillo S.A. de C.V. Mr. Drobeck has led and been part of several discoveries over his career, including deposits such as Filo del Sol in Chile and Argentina, Casphiche in Chile, and Pinos Altos in Mexico. Mr. Drobeck has a B.Sc. in Geology from State University College (New York), an M.Sc. in Economic Geology from the Colorado School of Mines, and is a Registered Professional Geologist (Arizona).
Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – August 29, 2017) – Westminster Resources Ltd. (TSXV: WMR) (FSE: TQ08W1) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Cubitt as director. Mr. Cubitt has 25 years of experience working with resource companies in various capacities as founder, finance agent and institutional investor, including director of investments for Vertus Investment Advisory and Ascenta Asset Management, offshore investment advisory firms for which he was responsible for precious metals and special situations mining and energy funds.
Glen Indra, President of Westminster Resources, stated, “We are pleased with the addition of Mr. Cubitt to our board and look forward to working with him.”
Vancouver, British Columbia – Starcore International Mines Ltd. (TSX:SAM) (“Starcore” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Salvador Garcia as Chief Operating Officer responsible for all of Starcore’s operations at the Company’s San Martin Mine in Queretaro, Mexico.
Prior to joining Starcore, Mr. Garcia was most recently Country Manager of Mexico at First Majestic Silver Corp., after serving as First Majestic’s Chief Operating Officer from July 2014 to March 2017. Mr. Garcia has over 39 years of experience in the mining industry in Mexico with extensive experience in development and production including open pit and underground operations. He served as the Vice President of Operations and New Projects at First Majestic Silver Corp. from January 2013 until June 2014. Before joining First Majestic, Mr. Garcia was with Luismin for a period of 20 years prior to its acquisition by Goldcorp, where he held several positions from General Manager to Director of Operations. He was later promoted to the senior management team of Goldcorp where he served as Vice President & General Director for Mexico for five years.
TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 21, 2017) – Discovery Metals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:DSV) (“Discovery Metals” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Jeff Parr to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”). Mr. Parr will serve as Audit Committee Chair for the Company.
Murray John, Chairman of the Company, stated: “Mr. Parr’s business experience and in-depth financial, project finance and regulatory knowledge are a great complement to the Mexican operating experience and technical and capital market strengths of our existing Board members. Mr. Parr’s appointment completes the currently planned Board changes.”
Mr. Parr is a member of the Board of Directors of Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. and serves as Audit Committee Chair. He joined Centerra Gold Inc. in 2006, and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2008, a position he held until his retirement in 2016. From 1997 to 2006 he worked for Acres International Ltd. as Chief Financial Officer and from 1988 to 1997, held progressively senior financial positions at WMC International Ltd., ultimately serving as the Executive Vice President. Mr. Parr, a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA 1984), holds an MBA from McMaster University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. He has over 30 years of experience in the mining and service provider industries.