Happy Creek adds Walter Segsworth to the Board of Directors
Vancouver, British Columbia / TheNewswire / January 9, 2017 - Happy Creek Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: HPY) (the "Company") is pleased to announce Walter Segsworth has joined the board of directors of Happy Creek Minerals Ltd.
Walter Segsworth has over 40 years of experience in mining throughout Canada and overseas and has served as a senior officer of several mining companies including Westmin Resources, where he was President and CEO, and Homestake Mining Company, where he was President and COO. Mr. Segsworth is currently lead independent director of Pan American Silver and a director of Sabina Gold & Silver Corporation. Mr. Segsworth is past Chairman of the Mining Association of British Columbia and the Mining Association of Canada and was named B.C.' s Mining Person of the year in 1996.
David Blann, P.Eng., President of Happy Creek Minerals states: "We are pleased to have Walter join the board of directors. In addition to the extensive mining experience and executive roles, Walter has experience with operations at Gibraltar and the former Boss Mountain mine that are not far from our Fox tungsten project. We look forward to Walter's corporate and technical input as the Company continues to advance the Fox tungsten project."
The Company also announces that it has granted 750,000 stock options to a director of the Company at an exercise price of $0.22 for a period of three years. Vesting provisions may apply.