Sunvest Minerals Corp. Announces Appointment of Don Mckinnon Jr. to Board of Directors
October 18, 2016 (Source) — Sunvest Minerals Corp. (TSXV: SSS) (“Sunvest Minerals” or the “Company”) announces the appointment of Mr. Don McKinnon Jr. to its Board Of Directors as it prepares to advance its newly acquired Hawkins-Hemlo Gold project located in Ontario.
Don McKinnon comes to Sunvest as a seasoned experienced prospector who has been following in his father’s footsteps (Don McKinnon Sr. of Hemlo fame) in all aspects of mining and exploration his entire working adult life. Mr. McKinnon brings to the Sunvest team the experience needed to help with turning his father’s vision of the Hawkins-Hemlo Gold Project a reality.
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Mr. McKinnon served one other directorship in his career, with Liberty Mines Ltd., and was instrumental in bringing Liberty to full production in Timmins, Ontario and creating substantial shareholder value as a result.
“I find it an honor and a responsibility to have been asked to join Mr. England’s growing team of experienced individuals to help develop the Hawkins-Hemlo Gold Project. After acquiring tens of thousands of claims in his life this is the project, Hawkins, that my father believed could be his next Hemlo. The Hawkins project remained with my family while he was with us and now it is a Sunvest asset that gives our team the chance to define a significant global deposit.” stated Mr. McKinnon. “Even as a young man, I remember well the exploration days at Hemlo, and now it is with great anticipation and excitement that I look forward to making new discoveries and building upon our existing 43-101 compliant inferred resource.”
“We are very pleased to welcome Don McKinnon to Sunvest’s Board, he brings a wealth of hands on exploration expertise which will be so valuable as we get set to work on the Hawkins-Hemlo Gold project.” stated Mike England, CEO of Sunvest.
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