Vancouver, B.C. January 25, 2017: TNR Gold Corp. (the “Company” or “TNR”) (TSX VENTURE: TNR.V) announces that Kirill Klip, the non-executive Chair of TNR, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company. Gary Schellenberg has resigned as CEO, President and a director of the Company. Paul Chung has also resigned as a director of the Company and Jerry Bella has resigned as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. To fill the vacancies of the departing officers, John Wisbey has been appointed as Corporate Secretary and Maurice Brooks has been appointed (subject to TSXV approval) as interim CFO. The Board will now consist of Kirill Klip, Greg Johnson, John Wisbey and Ross Thompson.
Mr. Brooks is a licensed senior statutory auditor in the UK. Since 2000, he has been a senior partner in Johnson, Smith & Co., Chartered Accountants and Statutory Auditors. Previously, he had been Finance and Deputy Managing Director of a vehicle producer, Investment Accountant to the Western Australian Government, and before that he had been employed in the audit department of Price Waterhouse Coopers-U.K.
Kirill Klip, Chairman, President and CEO of TNR Gold stated: “I would like to thank management and directors of TNR Gold for the development of our Company and its portfolio of projects to this stage. Now it is time to bring our Company to the next level based on a strategic partnerships with worldwide leaders in our industry like Ganfeng Lithium at International Lithium and McEwen Mining at Los Azules Copper project in Argentina. My strategy will be defined by maximising shareholders’ value in our Company. My priorities will be to build TNR Gold Team and advance our projects with strategic partners, who can provide the world-class technology and capital. My focus will be to minimise dilution while optimising capital management at TNR Gold in order to maximise the value of the assets of our Company.”
About TNR Gold Corp. (www.tnrgoldcorp.com)
Over the past twenty-one years TNR, through its lead generator business model, has been successful in generating high quality exploration projects around the globe. With the Company’s expertise, resources and industry network, it is well positioned to aggressively identify, source, explore, partner and continue to expand its project portfolio.
TNR is also a major shareholder of International Lithium Corp. (TSX:ILC.V) (“ILC”), a company created by TNR to advance its internationally acquired lithium prospects. TNR currently holds about 15.9% of the outstanding shares of ILC.
At its core, TNR provides significant exposure to gold and copper through its holdings in Alaska and Argentina and is committed to continued generation of in-demand projects, while diversifying its markets and building shareholder value.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Chairman, President and CEO, TNR Gold Corp.
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