Vancouver, British Columbia – September 12th, 2017 – Torq Resources Inc. (TSX-V: TORQ, “Torq” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Mason to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Mason is a corporate and financial professional with over 25 years of experience serving public companies in the mining and mineral exploration industry.
Jeffrey Mason is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds an Institute of Corporate Directors designation. He has extensive experience in the exploration, development, construction and operation of precious and base metals projects in the Americas, Asia and Africa including 15 years (1994 - 2008) as a Principal and Chief Financial Officer of Hunter Dickinson Inc. Mr. Mason has served as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary and Board Director for more than 15 public companies listed on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange, NYSE American and NASDAQ. Mr. Mason currently acts as an independent Board Advisor of Great Panther Silver Limited (TSX: GPR/NYSE MKT: GPL), a precious metals mines operator in Mexico and Peru, a Director and the Audit Chair of Red Eagle Mining Corporation (TSX: R), a gold producer in Columbia, a Director of Amarc Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: AHR) and Director and Audit Chair of Libero Mining Corporation (TSX-V: LBC).
Michael Kosowan, President and CEO commented, “We are excited and honoured to have someone of Mr. Mason’s calibre and experience join our board of directors. As Torq embarks on its focused pursuit of building a tier-one mineral portfolio, Jeffrey will add substantial strategic and financial depth to our already experienced board.”
Mr. Mason will be replacing Alistair Maxwell who served on the Company’s Board of Directors for the past four years. The Company would like to thank Alistair for his years of dedicated service and valued contributions. Mr. Maxwell will remain a trusted and valued consulting advisor to management and the board of directors.
Shawn Wallace and Ivan Bebek, Torq Co-Chairs, also stated, “Firstly, we would like to personally thank Alistair for serving on the board and look forward to continuing to work with him in other capacities in the future. We would also like to welcome Jeffrey to our board and look forward to utilizing his vast and varied successful experiences as we move Torq rapidly forward as our next successful junior mining venture.”
On Behalf of the Board,
Director, President and CEO
For further information on Torq Resources, please contact Jay Adelaar, Manager of Investor Relations at (778) 729-0500 or [email protected].
About Torq Resources:
Torq Resources Inc. is a junior exploration company with the goal of establishing a tier-one mineral portfolio. The Company’s management team has raised over $500M and monetized successes in three previous exploration companies. Its initial asset is a 120,000 hectare land package in Newfoundland, Canada, an emerging gold jurisdiction. Torq is continually reviewing and acquiring new precious metals targets on the path to discovery.
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