Carmanah Announces Changes to the Board - Appoints New Interim CEO
Vancouver, BC - TheNewswire - February 27, 2023 - Carmanah Minerals Corp. (CSE:CARM), (“Carmanah” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Fraser Rieche as Interim Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director to the board of directors. Mr. Rieche replaces Latika Prasad.
Mr. Rieche has a BA in Economics and has 25 years of experience in international project management, logistics planning, and corporate finance. Mr Rieche has worked with resource-based industries and financial institutions worldwide helping to develop and finance mining, alternate energy, oil and gas, fisheries and forestry projects across the globe. Mr. Rieche is also an independent director of Marvel Discovery Corp.
The Company thanks Mrs. Prasad for her contribution to the company. The Company also announces the resignation of Yee Lun “Emmery” Wang, director. Jordan Smith fills the vacancy created and has been appointed to the board of directors.
Mr. Smith worked prior for Imperial Metals at the Mt. Polley mine site, located 56 kilometers northeast of Williams Lake. After that worked for New Gold Inc., as the underground maintenance technician at New Afton mine, located 17 kilometers west of Kamloops. Shifting to the power generation industry in 2012, Jordan served as facility manager for over 7 years overseeing all operations. Mr. Smith is currently involved in the hospitality industry and is a principal of the Bow and Stern restaurant group located in the Fraser Valley in British Columbia.
“Carmanah welcomes Fraser Rieche and Jordan Smith to the Executive Board and thank Latika and Yee Lun “Emmery” for their contributions.” Stated Brian Crawford.
About Carmanah Minerals Corp.
Carmanah Minerals Corp. is a Canadian junior exploration company focused on diversified portfolio covering Precious Metals, Energy Minerals and Critical Elements. The Company recently signed a Joint Venture agreement with Marvel Discovery Corp. to earn a 50% interest in the Walker Claims located along the prolific Key Lake fault adjacent to Cameco’s Mine and Mill in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. The Walker and KLR Properties lie within the Wollaston‐Mudjactic transition zone (WMTZ) of the eastern Athabasca basin, which is host to the highest‐grade uranium mines in the world. Carmanah is also actively exploring the Loljuh gold project, located in the Omineca mining division in British Columbia.
For further information, please view the Company’s filings at www.sedar.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Director, Chief Financial Officer
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