Xplore Resources Announces Appointment to Advisory Board
Toronto, Ontario - Xplore Resources Corp. (TSX-V: XPLR) (“Xplore or “the Company”), is pleased to announce the following appointment to the Company’s Advisory Board, tasked with advising and assisting management in the future growth of Xplore Resources.
The Company welcomes Mr. Stephen Crozier, JD, MBA, BA, to the Advisory Board effective immediately.
Mr. Crozier, currently Vice President, Corporate Affairs at IAMGOLD Corporation, is a mining executive with 20 years of experience in legal, corporate affairs, and is a recognized industry leader in Environmental and Social Governance (“ESG”). Stephen has extensive experience negotiating agreements with host communities and governments impacted by mining development. He is also responsible for the planning, development, implementation, and public reporting of various aspects of IAMGOLD’s ESG framework. Prior to joining IAMGOLD, Steve was Corporate Counsel with Barrick Gold Corporation, focusing on acquisitions/dispositions, securities, major projects, and general corporate law. Mr. Crozier obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University and a Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto.
The Board of Directors of the Company is grateful to add Mr. Crozier to the Advisory Board.
Wes Hanson, President and CEO of Xplore, states, “We are very pleased that Stephen has agreed to join our Advisory Board. His first-hand experience negotiating complex agreements with various stakeholders, including all levels of government, will be an invaluable resource to draw upon as we seek to generate value for all our stakeholders. Stephen’s legal experience and passion as a leader in environmental and social governance provides invaluable knowledge and demonstrates Xplore’s commitment to ESG, which is vital to the successful future growth of the company. I look forward to working closely with Stephen and the rest of our Advisory Board, to meet the challenges of the future. On behalf of the Board, I wish to welcome Stephen to the Xplore team.”
About Xplore Resources (TSX-V: XPLR)
Xplore Resources is a Toronto based mining exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under symbol XPLR, focused on the acquisition and development of copper and gold projects in the Americas. The Company is led by a highly experienced management team and is comprised of industry experts with executive and senior management experience in geology, banking, private equity, investor relations and law.
The Company’s 1,614 Ha. Valk Project is an early stage exploration property located in the Nanaimo Mining Division, British Columbia, approximately 20 Km NW of Port Hardy. The Project is road accessible via an extensive network of provincial highways, local roads, and logging roads. Historical surface soil geochemistry and rock sampling has identified anomalous copper, vanadium and gold mineralization within rocks of the Karmutsen Formation, a thick sequence of dominantly basaltic volcanic rocks stratigraphically between the Buttle Lake – Sicker Group rocks hosting the volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits at Myra Falls and rocks of the Bonanza Group / Island Volcanic Suite, that are closely associated with known copper gold porphyry discoveries. The anomalous mineralization defines a northeast trend over an estimated 4.0 km strike length. This trend, interpreted to be a regional scale fault system, can be traced to the past producing Island Copper Mine (345 Mt @ 0.41% Cu), located 25 kms. to the southeast. The North Island Copper and Gold Project (Indicated resource of 305 Mt @ 0.21% Cu) lies 25 kms. to the southwest.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
“Wesley C. Hanson”
President & CEO
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