GoGold Resources Appoints John Turner as Director and Chairman of the Board
HALIFAX, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - GoGold Resources Inc. (TSX: GGD) ("GoGold", "the Company") is pleased to announce that John Turner has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors effective June 18, 2019 and will also serve as Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Turner is the leader of Fasken's Global Mining Group. Fasken is a leading international business law and litigation firm with eight offices with more than 700 lawyers across Canada and in the UK and South Africa. Fasken's Global Mining Group has been #1 ranked globally 11 times since 2005, including for the past five years in a row. Mr. Turner has been involved in many of the leading corporate finance and merger and acquisition deals in the resources sector primarily through companies active in the Americas, Africa, Eastern Europe and Australia, and has successfully acted for the financial arranger or sponsor of several global major resources projects.
Mr. Turner is a recipient of the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal for his services in the autism sector and is a non-executive director of Galaxy Resources Limited, a global lithium company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
In conjunction with the appointment of Mr. Turner, the Company also announces the resignation of Terry Coughlan as a director and Chairman of the Company to pursue other opportunities.
"We are very excited to welcome John to our Board, who has been a key advisor to the Company in a legal capacity through Fasken, and now we will benefit from his knowledge and experience as he provides guidance to management as Chairman of the Board," said Brad Langille, President and CEO. "We would like to thank Terry, one of the founders of the Company, for his many contributions during his tenure at GoGold. We wish him the best as he pursues future opportunities."
About GoGold Resources
GoGold Resources (TSX: GGD) is a Canadian-based silver and gold producer focused on operating, developing, exploring and acquiring high quality projects in Mexico. The Company operates the Parral Tailings project in the state of Chihuahua and has the Los Ricos exploration project in the state of Jalisco. Headquartered in Halifax, NS, GoGold is building a portfolio of low cost, high margin projects. For more information visit gogoldresources.com.
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