– CANADA, Vancouver – Corvus Gold Inc. (TSX:KOR | OTCQX:CORVF) today announced Ron Largent has been appointed to the Board of Directors as its Chairman.
Mr. Largent possesses an expansive and distinguished career in the mining industry, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer – International for AngloGold Ashanti. Ron’s extensive history of successful mine building and operation as well as directing strategic growth and asset development initiatives will be invaluable as Corvus moves its Nevada projects forward.
Jeff Pontius, President and CEO of Corvus, said, “It is a huge benefit for the Corvus shareholders to have an individual with Ron’s pedigree join our Board and take an active management role in driving our company and its value forward. I have been fortunate to have worked around and in association with Ron over the past 25 years to see firsthand his focused and innovative approach to mining and building project value. Ron is also a very well respected and known member of the senior producer sector and bring real insight to Corvus that will be invaluable with any potential future corporate events.”
Corvus Gold would like to thank retiring Chairperson Catherine Gignac for her service over the past five years through early stage development and we look forward to her input in her new advisory role with the Company.
About Ron Largent
Ron Largent has 35 year’s experience in the mining industry holding executive, senior management and operational positions with AMAX Gold, Newmont Mining, Independence Mining and AngloGold Ashanti. Ron has led numerous mine building projects as well as large integrated multi mine operational groups around the world. Most recently, in his role as Chief Operating Officer – International for AngloGold Ashanti, Ron led a major global operational improvement initiative which dramatically improved operating costs across the globe. In Nevada and California, Ron was involved with the construction and operation of Wind Mountain and Hayden Hill mines as well as general manger of the Jerritt Canyon mines and various operating positions with Newmont Mining at the Carlin mines. Ron was also involved with the construction and operation of the Cripple Creek mine in Colorado where he worked with Jeff Pontius who was leading the exploration work. Ron Largent holds a degree in Mining Engineering and a Master in Business Administration.
Ron Largent, newly appointed Corvus Chairman, said “The Corvus projects represent an exceptional new mining opportunity in one of the most favorable mining jurisdictions in the world and I am excited to assume a leadership role. Jeff and his team have done an excellent job discovering and effectively developing this new re-emerging Nevada gold District that will continue to grow. The current Corvus deposits and location with existing infrastructure offer a truly unique opportunity for a series of mines with low development and operating costs. I fully expect the greater Bullfrog area to emerge as a major new Nevada gold producing region with Corvus as the key to that development.”
About Corvus Gold Inc.
Corvus Gold Inc. is a North American gold exploration and development company, focused on its near-term gold-silver mining project at the North Bullfrog and Mother Lode Districts in Nevada. In addition, the Company controls a number of royalties on other North American exploration properties representing a spectrum of gold, silver and copper projects. Corvus is committed to building shareholder value through new discoveries and the expansion of its projects to maximize share price leverage in an advancing gold and silver market.
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