April 21, 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada - Pacific Empire Minerals Corp. ("PEMC" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Larry Donaldson and Keith Henderson to the Board of Directors of the Company as independent directors.
Larry Donaldson, CPA, CA
Mr. Donaldson is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 40 years of accounting, auditing and tax experience. He graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1971 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He is the managing partner of a local Chartered Professional Accounting firm and has extensive experience in public company audits and in accounting and tax planning for mineral exploration-based companies. Mr. Donaldson is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Rockhaven Resources Ltd., ATAC Resources Ltd., Strategic Metals Ltd. and Silver Range Resources Ltd. Mr. Donaldson will serve as the Chair of the Audit Committee.
Keith Henderson, M.Sc.
Mr. Henderson is a mining industry executive with 20 years of experience working throughout Africa, Europe, and North and South America. He was educated in Europe, graduating with B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. in geology and has extensive experience in multiple mineral deposit types and commodities. After several years in consulting roles, Mr. Henderson worked with Anglo American Exploration in Europe and North America, leading a number of exploration projects. Ultimately, he was project manager for Anglo Coal as the company made its first entry into Canada. In 2007, Keith joined Cardero Resource Corp. as Executive Vice-President where he played a critical role in advancing Pampa de Pongo through a positive scoping study and ultimate sale for US$100 million cash. Mr. Henderson is currently President and CEO of Centenera Mining Corp. and a director at Desert Star Resources Ltd. and Remo Resources Inc.
“Larry and Keith are valuable additions to our Board given their experience with publicly listed mineral exploration companies. We believe that their expertise will assist the Company as we move forward with our IPO and seek to build a successful mineral exploration company,” stated PEMC’s President, Brad Peters.
About Pacific Empire Minerals Corp.
PEMC is a private exploration company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, which is focused on the discovery of copper-gold deposits in politically stable jurisdictions with sound infrastructure. PEMC acquires exploration stage properties, and seeks partnerships and joint ventures to advance projects through to discovery. By providing business partners with the opportunity for discovery, PEMC is able to limit risk while maintaining exposure to discovery in numerous projects. Additional information, maps and diagrams have been compiled by PEMC and can be found on PEMC’s website at www.pemcorp.ca.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Pacific Empire Minerals Corp.
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