Gossan Resources Announces Results of Annual General Meeting and Reports on Board and Management Changes
Winnipeg, October 24, 2022 - Gossan Resources Ltd. (TSXV: GSS) (FSE: GSR) (XETRA: GSR) (the "Company" or "Gossan") is pleased to announce the results of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting"), held on September 29, 2022. At the Meeting, incumbent directors Douglas Reeson, MaryAnn Mihychuk, Hamid Mumin, and George Mannard were re-elected as directors of Gossan. Samuel Pelaez was not re-elected to the Board of Directors (the "Board") of the Company. All other items put forth at the Meeting were also approved, including the re-appointment of the Company's auditors.
Board & Management Changes
Samuel Pelaez resigned to the Board of Directors as required following the recent effective date of the Canadian Business Corporations Act ("CBCA") amendment pertaining to the majority voting requirement for directors. The resignation is effective October 21, 2022.
At the request of the Board, Samuel Pelaez will continue serving the Company is his capacity as President and CEO.
Douglas Reeson resigned to the Board of Directors effective October 21, 2022. Mr. Reeson also resigned in his capacity as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective at the close of business on December 31, 2022. As of that date, Mr. Reeson will be engaged by the Company in a consulting capacity to assist with development and monetization opportunities for the Company's assets.
The Company has appointed Robert Suttie as Chief Financial Officer effective at the close of business on December 31, 2022. Mr. Suttie is Gossan's former Chief Financial Officer and has extensive experience working with the Company. Mr. Suttie is President of Marrelli Support Services Inc.
The Company has appointed MaryAnn Mihychuk as Interim Chair of the Board, effective at the close of business on October 21, 2022. MaryAnn is a former Federal Minister of Employment and a former Manitoba Minister of Mines. Previously, MaryAnn was an executive of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada and currently, acts as the President of the Manitoba Prospectors & Developers Association.
MaryAnn Mihychuk, Interim Chair stated: "I would like to thank Douglas Reeson for his 20-plus years of service to the Company in his capacities as CEO and Chairman. Douglas steered Gossan through many years of difficult markets for junior resource companies. I am pleased that Douglas will continue assisting Gossan in a consulting capacity going forward."
Samuel Pelaez, the Company's President and CEO stated: "I am pleased to be part of this strategic change to the Board and Management as we seek to transition Gossan to its next phase of growth. I have received full support from the Board to continue as President & CEO, and to deliver on the promised work programs. We continue to advance our Glitter and Gander properties, and expect to have an operational update for shareholders in the very near term."
About Gossan Resources:
Gossan Resources Ltd. holds mineral exploration and development properties located in Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario and Newfoundland. The Company's focus is to advance exploration and drilling of its Glitter Property, located in the zinc-copper-silver rich polymetallic Sturgeon Lake Greenstone Belt of Northwestern Ontario. The Company holds a gold initiative with the Gander Gold Property in Newfoundland as well as a broadly diversified portfolio of multi-element properties. These properties are prospective for hosting gold, base metals and platinum group elements, as well as specialty "green-battery metals", nickel, cobalt, vanadium, titanium, tantalum, lithium and chromium. Gossan also has a deposit of high-purity, magnesium-rich dolomite, and holds advance and production royalty interests in a high-purity silica sand deposit. The Company trades on the TSX Venture and the Frankfurt/Freiverkehr & Xetra Exchanges and currently has 66,801,471 Common Shares outstanding.
For further information, please bookmark www.gossan.ca or contact:
Samuel Pelaez, President & CEO
Gossan Resources Ltd.
Tel: (202) 677-8513
Kathy Ringland, Office Manager
Tel: (204) 943-1990
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