December 6, 2019 (Source) – Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) (the “Company” or “Eastmain”) announces the appointment of Blair Schultz as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Schultz has been a director of the Company since 2016. This appointment follows the departure of Claude Lemasson as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company who leaves to spend time with his family and to pursue other opportunities. A Special Committee of the Board will immediately commence a search for a new President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Lemasson joined the Board in 2015 and assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer in 2016. The Board thanks Mr. Lemasson for his service to the Company and wishes him the best in his future endeavours.
About Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX: ER | OTCQX:EANRF)
Eastmain is a Canadian exploration company operating in the Eeyou Istchee emerging James Bay gold camp in Québec. The Company holds a 100%-interest in the Clearwater Property, host of the Eau Claire Project, for which it issued a Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) in May 2018, and the Percival Discovery made in November 2018. Eastmain is also the operator of the Éléonore South Joint Venture, located immediately south of Goldcorp Inc.’s Éléonore Mine, which hosts the Moni/Contact Trend Discovery (2017). In addition, the Company has a 100% interest in the Eastmain Mine Project under option to a third party and holds a 100% interest in a pipeline of exploration projects in this favourable mining jurisdiction with nearby infrastructure.
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