UrbanGold Minerals Inc. ("UrbanGold" or the "Company") (TSXV: UGM) is pleased to announce, subject to regulatory approval, the appointment of its Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Exploration, Mathieu Stephens, P.Geo to the board of directors of the Company, effective immediately.
Mr. Stephens is a professional geologist with over 15 years of exploration and management experience in both mining exploration and the securities industries. Mr. Stephens is a graduate of the University of Quebec in Montreal and is a registered professional geologist with the Ordre des Géologues du Québec. Native of the Abitibi mining region, he is also fluent in both English and French and is an existing shareholder of the Company.
Prior to joining UrbanGold, Mr. Stephens led the exploration team at Beaufield Resources Inc. until its successful acquisition by Osisko Mining and previous to that held middle management positions at Canaccord Genuity in Vancouver for several years.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Jens E. Hansen, P. Eng states: "We are very pleased to welcome Mathieu to UrbanGold's Board of Directors. His appointment emphasizes our Quebec focus where he knows the important geological, administrative and financial people. His enthusiasm for UrbanGold's projects and extensive experience in the Val d'Or, Windfall and Troilus mineral areas will be key to our success as exploration transitions into its next phase which is to include drilling."
UrbanGold Minerals Inc. is a gold and base-metals exploration company, federally incorporated and headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The Company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "UGM". UrbanGold is focussed on mineral exploration in Quebec with emphasis on the Urban-Barry (Windfall) and Troilus mineral belts.
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For further information
Mathieu Stephens, Chief Executive Officer
Jens Hansen, Chairman of the Board
Phone (613) 721-2919
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