Galantas Reports AGM Results and Director Changes
TORONTO, June 28, 2019 - Galantas Gold Corp. (“Galantas” or “the company”) is pleased to report the results of its Annual and Special Meeting held on June 27, 2019.
All resolutions were passed by shareholders.
The resolutions included the election of David Cather as a Non-Executive Director of the company. David is an experienced mining engineer with over 30 years of mining experience. He has held CEO roles in Avocet Mining, the Abu Dhabi Capital Group Mining Division and was Chief Operating Officer for European Goldfields Ltd..
He is currently a non-executive director of Fengro Industries Corp., a Canadian listed company with a phosphate operating business in Brazil. David's career has included senior roles at Anglo American where he was Technical Director for its Industrial Minerals Division. He spent five years consulting to the industry on a variety of early stage projects principally for gold and base metal projects in DRC, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Philippines and Colombia.
He is a graduate from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London with a first class degree in mining engineering and has gained extensive senior level project development experience and operations management in both open pit and underground operations.
The following additional information is provided in accordance with paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies in relation to the appointment of David Connal Cather (aged 59):
Current Directorships / Partnerships
Cather Mining Consultancy Limited
Fengro Industries Corp. (f.k.a. DuSolo Fertilizers Inc)
Past Directorships / Partnerships (last 5 years)
Avocet Mining PLC
Following the meetings, which noted the recent sad passing of its former Chairman, Lionel (Jack) Gunter, the Board has appointed Róisín Magee as Non-Executive Chairperson. Róisín Magee has been a non-executive Director of the company since October 2018. She has 32 years’ experience in the corporate finance and investment industry, is an experienced investment manager having held senior positions in investment teams and fund management in London and Dublin. Formerly Chief Investment Officer at AIB Investment Managers Ltd in Dublin, she has been a member of the Investment Committee at TCF Fund Managers LLP in London since 2013.
Commenting on the recent Board changes, Roland Phelps, President & CEO, Galantas Gold Corp., said, “I am delighted to welcome David Cather to the Board as non-executive Director. His mining experience will no doubt be of great value to the company as we move development forward. Róisín’s strong record within the investment industry has given her the key skills necessary for the Chairperson position and I am delighted that she agreed to accept the position.“
Galantas Gold Corp.
Roland Phelps C.Eng – President & CEO
Telephone: +44 (0) 2882 241100
Grant Thornton UK LLP (Nomad)
Philip Secrett, Harrison Clarke, Richard Tonthat
Telephone: +44(0)20 7383 5100
Whitman Howard Ltd (Broker & Corporate Adviser)
Grant Barker, Nick Lovering
Telephone: +44(0)20 7659 1234