– CANADA, Toronto – 79North Inc. (CSE: JQ | OTC: SVNTF | FRA: 6120) today announced the appointment of Eric Klein to its Board of Directors.
“I welcome Eric to the 79North Board and, based on his extensive experience within the mining industry, look forward to his contributions. I also want to take this opportunity to thank Phil for his contribution and wish him the very best in all his future endeavours,” said Chairman and CEO, Jon North.
About Eric Klein
Eric Klein is currently President of Klein Advisory Services Inc., a firm that focuses on business strategy, complex mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and financings for mid-sized Canadian corporations. With more than 35 years of experience, he focuses on providing results-driven corporate finance advisory services for mid-market Canadian companies. Recently, Mr. Klein was a senior executive with Dundee Corporation. Before that Mr. Klein was the founder and Managing Director of the Corporate Finance, Valuations & Transaction practice of Farber Financial Group. Mr. Klein holds designations as a Chartered Public Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Mr. Klein has a B. Comm and a graduate diploma in Accounting from McGill University. Currently, Mr. Klein is the director and Chair of the audit committee for Ramm Pharma Corp. and EquityLine Mortgage Investment Corporation (Jamaica Stock Exchange). Mr. Klein replaces Phil MacDonnell, who has stepped down from the Board of Directors.
About 79North Inc.
79North is led by a team with extensive mineral exploration expertise and a track record of discoveries and exits in South America and globally. 79North currently holds an indirect interest in mineral concessions in northern Suriname and aims to become the premier junior exploration company in this under-explored district of the prolific Guiana Shield. 79North’s growing portfolio of high-quality targets which have not undergone modern exploration or drilling has a long history of artisanal mining and is strategically located near modern gold mines operated by major mining companies. 79North is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the mining of gold and other minerals. 79North has 91,547,241 common shares issued and outstanding and 145,759,276 common shares on a fully diluted basis.
For more information: http://www.79north.ca/
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