NV Gold Appoints Peter A. Ball as President and COO
TSX VENTURE: NVX
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NV Gold Corporation (TSX.V: NVX; OTC Pink: NVGLF) (“NV Gold” or the “Company”) announces that it has appointed Mr. Peter A. Ball as its President and COO. Mr. Ball has been a director of NV Gold since September 29, 2016 and will continue as a director. John Watson, NV Gold’s former President and CEO and a director, will continue as a director and officer of the Company in the role of Chairman and CEO.
John Watson, Chairman of NV Gold commented, “I am pleased to welcome Peter to NV Gold’s executive management team as President and COO, after serving on our Board for the past two years. Mr. Ball’s previous experience as CEO of Redstar Gold provides a depth of knowledge regarding the properties and data that NVX acquired from Redstar in 2016. Peter’s 25 years in the mining industry, energy level and dynamic leadership, along with an extensive career in the capital markets and previous senior level executive roles with multiple resource companies, will be key to assisting the Company broaden its market presence and provide key traction in the investment community.”
Mr. Ball brings over 25 years of experience as a mining professional at all levels of leadership. Throughout Mr. Ball's career, he has held various senior management roles with international precious metals mining companies in corporate finance, securities trading, mine engineering, business development, corporate communications, public relations and marketing functions throughout North and South America, Asia, and Europe. Mr. Ball began his career in the late 1980s working as a mining engineer, a technical representative, and in various management and senior executive roles for numerous companies including Redstar Gold, Columbus Gold, Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting, Echo Bay Mines Ltd., RBC Dominion Securities, Eldorado Gold Corp., Adriana Resources Inc., and Argentex Mining Corp. Mr. Ball is a graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines, Georgian Business College, UBC's Canadian Securities Course and is a member of CIMM.”
In connection with the appointment of Mr. Ball as President and COO, Mr. Ball was granted a stock option to purchase up to 500,000 common shares of the Company at $0.14 per share exercisable on or before September 14, 2023.
About NV Gold Corporation
NV Gold is a junior exploration company based in Vancouver, British Columbia that is focused on delivering value through mineral discoveries utilizing the prospector generator model. Leveraging its highly experienced in-house technical knowledge, NV Gold’s geological team intends to use its geological database, which contains a vast treasury of field knowledge spanning decades of research and exploration, combined with a portfolio of mineral properties in Nevada, to create opportunities for lease or joint venture. NV Gold plans to aggressively acquire additional land positions for the growth of its business.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
John E. Watson
Chairman and CEO
For further information, visit the Company’s website at www.nvgoldcorp.com or contact:
John E. Watson,
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