TORONTO, March 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bunker Hill Mining Corp. (CSE-BNKR) (“Bunker Hill” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard Williams to the Company’s Board of Directors and as Executive Chairman of the Company.
“I am excited and honoured to be joining the Bunker Hill team as its Executive Chairman to lead them in unlocking the extraordinary value contained within this remarkable asset, and thereby deliver for the shareholders, the Silver Valley community and all other stakeholders the returns and benefits that they have long waited for,” stated Mr. Williams.
Mr. Williams is an Executive with an established track-record of transformational leadership within the Mining Industry and other demanding environments. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Trevali Mining Corporation and an advisor to companies facing complex operational, political or ESG challenges. Formerly the Chief Operating Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation and the company’s Executive Envoy to Tanzania, he has also served as Chief Executive Officer of the Afghan Gold and Minerals Company and as a Non-Executive Director of Gem Diamonds Limited. Prior to his commercial mining experience, Mr. Williams served as the Commanding Officer of the British Army’s Special Forces Regiment, the SAS. He holds an MBA from Cranfield University, a BSc in Economics from University College London and an MA in Security Studies from Kings College London.
About Bunker Hill Mining Corp.
Bunker Hill Mining Corp has the exclusive option to acquire 100% of the marketable assets of the Bunker Hill Mine located in the Silver Valley, Idaho. Information about the Company is available on its website, www.bunkerhillmining.com, or within the SEDAR and EDGAR databases.
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John Ryan, Interim Chief Executive Officer
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