EGR Exploration Ltd. (TSX-V:EGR) (“EGR” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ashley Kirwan to the Board of Directors with immediate effect. The Company is also announcing the resignation of Sven Gollan, who will transition to an advisory role at EGR.
Board of Director Changes
The Board of Directors have unanimously approved the appointment of Ashley Kirwan as a director of EGR Exploration, and she will join the Audit Committee. This decision was made following the resignation of Sven Gollan. Mr. Gollan will remain involved with EGR in the capacity of an advisor. The Board wishes to sincerely thank Mr. Gollan for his valuable contributions to the company during his time as a director.
Ashley Kirwan is a co-founder and President & CEO of Orix Geoscience Inc., an award-winning geological consulting firm recognized for their technical excellence, industry partnerships, and workplace culture. Ashley is a professional geologist (PGO), with over 15 years of experience in the mining industry. She has worked throughout North and South America; as an Exploration Geologist with Bridgeport Ventures Inc. in Nevada, and on both exploration and underground projects with Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. (now KGHM International) in Sudbury, Ontario. In 2020, Ashley was recognized with the Young Mining Professionals’ Eira Thomas Award as one of the top mining industry leaders under the age of 40. Ms. Kirwan received a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Geology and a Master of Science in Mineral Exploration from Laurentian University, and completed the ICD Rotman Directors Education Program.
Daniel Rodriguez CEO & Director, comments, “Ashley is a welcomed addition to the Board of Directors. She brings a wealth of knowledge from a geological technical perspective and as an entrepreneur and business leader. I look forward to working with Ashley as we continue our process of making a discovery on the Detour West property.”
“I want to thank Sven for giving me this opportunity and for helping create EGR to what it is today. His support has been tremendous. I look forward to following his work at Teako and using him as an advisor to EGR.”
Board of Directors have approved a grant of stock options under the Company’s stock option plan to its directors, officers and consultants to purchase up to an aggregate of 1,310,000 treasury shares at $0.06. The options are exercisable at a price of $0.06 per share for a period of 5 years vesting immediately, and are subject to the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange and the Company’s stock option plan.
About EGR Exploration Ltd.
EGR Exploration Ltd. is exploring for gold in the Detour-Fenelon Gold Trend, approximately 300 kilometres north of Timmins, Ontario. EGR’s 40,255 hectare Detour West gold project is contiguous to Agnico Eagle’s property which contains the Detour Lake Gold Mine and is approximately 20 kilometres from the mine, which is also hosted in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt.
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