York Harbor Metals appoints Bruce Durham as President and CEO and Michael Williams as President
Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – October 25, 2022) – York Harbor Metals Inc. (TSXV: YORK) (OTC PINK: YORKF) (FSE: 5DE0) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bruce Durham as President and Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. Michael Williams as Chairman, effective immediately. Mr. Andrew Lee will remain as an active managing director of the company.
Mr. Andrew Lee, said, “It has been a privilege to work with the team that built York Harbor Metals. I am very grateful to have had this opportunity and look forward to continuing to work with Bruce and Michael. They have been instrumental in their roles, as Executive Chairman and Advisor and as such, we are delighted that they have agreed to take on leadership positions within the Company as we prepare for the next chapters. Bruce’s wealth of knowledge and expertise in the exploration and development of mineral deposits, undoubtedly brings tremendous value to the company. Michael Williams has had similar success in the corporate and capital markets – building relationships with investors and industry stakeholders globally.
Mr. Bruce Durham, President and CEO, and Mr. Michael Williams, President, jointly said, “We look forward to elevating York Harbor in our new positions. The York Harbor Copper-Zinc Project in northwest Newfoundland is a special project where both of us can see potential growth beyond the limits of current mineralization and the possibility of future discoveries. As such, we are committed to providing additional guidance to help move this project forward for the benefit of all stakeholders.
About Mr. Bruce Durham
Mr. Durham (P.Geo.) is a seasoned and successful individual with a long and focused career in the resource sector for over 40 years. It has been involved in a handful of exploration projects that have successfully turned into producing deposits. Discoveries in which he was intimately involved include the co-discovery of the Bell Creek mine in Timmins, followed by a move to Hemlo where he participated in the exploration and development of two of the three gold discoveries that became very important gold producers. At Hemlo, he participated in early exploration drilling for the Corona Project and was also the discovery hole geologist for the Golden Giant Project, which became Hemlo Gold Mines’ flagship project. Between 1998 and 2007, he held various management positions at Canadian Royalties Inc., including that of President and Vice President of Exploration prior to its sale and development by a Chinese entity.
Most recently, he served as President and CEO of Nevada Zinc Corporation, Executive Chairman of Rockcliff Metals Corporation and Chief Operating Officer of Norvista Capital Corporation. Mr. Durham is a director of Minera Alamos Inc. and Vice President of Exploration for BTU Metals Corp.
About Mr. Michael Williams
Mr. Williams brings over 25 years of senior management experience in the mining industry and is a welcome addition to the Company as Executive Chairman. His experience includes the structuring, administration, global capital raising and marketing of companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Mr. Williams has held executive positions in several successful public companies, including Underworld Resources Ltd., which was sold to Kinross Gold Corp. for $138 million. He has developed an international banking and financial network which includes many contacts with institutional and individual investors. He has raised significant equity capital for a number of advanced exploration and development projects and raised their profile.
Mr. Williams is the founder and executive chairman of Aftermath Silver and is currently a director, president and chief executive officer of Vendetta Mining Corp.
About the company
York Harbor Metals Inc. (TSXV: YORK) (OTC PINK: YORKF) (FSE: 5DE0) (formerly Phoenix Gold Resources and TSXV: PXA & OTCPK: PGRCF) is an exploration and development company focused on the York Harbor project Copper-Zinc, a mining property located 27 km from Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Company plans to continue drilling the 11 known mineralized zones and testing other new massive sulphide targets, such as the No 4 Brook showing, while planning to access the 400 level and Sea Level drifts.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
CEO, President and Director
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