– CANADA, Toronto – Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX: WDO) today announced that the Governance and Nominating Committee has recommended, and the Board of Directors has approved, seven director nominees, including new independent director nominee Ms. Edie Thome.
In addition to Ms. Thome who will stand for election at the Annual Meeting, Charles Main, Duncan Middlemiss, Nadine Miller, Brian Skanderbeg, Warwick Morley-Jepson and Bill Washington will stand for re-election.
About Edie Thome
Ms. Thome was most recently the President & CEO of The Association for Mineral Exploration in Vancouver, B.C. Prior to that appointment, as the Director – Environment, Permitting and Compliance, Aboriginal Relations and Public Affairs at BC Hydro, she was responsible for permitting and compliance, Aboriginal relations and government/public affairs for the ~$9b Site C Clean Energy Project. Her management experience also includes over four years as Vice President, Customer Service, Airport Operations and Corporate Communications for Harmony Airways.
Ms. Thome brings a wealth of senior leadership experience in government relations, governance, environmental permitting and compliance as well as on-the-ground experience working with stakeholders, First Nations and indigenous groups, elected officials and landowners on projects and operations in the natural resource sector. Ms. Thome is currently completing the ICD-Rotmans Directors Education Program and holds an Architectural Technology diploma as well as a BFA from The University of Alberta.
About Wesdome Gold Mines
Wesdome Gold Mines has had over 30 years of continuous gold mining operations in Canada. The Company is 100% Canadian focused with a pipeline of projects in various stages of development. The Company’s strategy is to build Canada’s next intermediate gold producer, producing 200,000+ ounces from two mines in Ontario and Quebec. The Eagle River Complex in Wawa, Ontario is currently producing gold from two mines, the Eagle River Underground Mine and the Mishi Open pit, from a central mill. Wesdome is actively exploring its brownfields asset, the Kiena Complex in Val d’Or, Quebec. The Kiena Complex is a fully permitted former mine with a 930-metre shaft and 2,000 tonne-per-day mill. The Company has further upside at its Moss Lake gold deposit, located 100 kilometres west of Thunder Bay, Ontario. The Company has approximately 138.5 million shares issued and outstanding and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “WDO”.
For more information: https://www.wesdome.com
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