Vancouver B.C. July 14, 2016: TNR Gold Corp. (“TNR” or the “Company”) held its Annual General Meeting on July 13, 2016 and is pleased to announce that all resolutions proposed in the information circular were passed. In addition, all agenda items, as outlined in the circular, were approved and all directors standing for election were elected. The Directors re-elected for the ensuing year were Mr. Gary Schellenberg, Mr. Kirill Klip, Mr. Paul Chung and Mr. Greg Johnson and new Directors for the ensuing year are Mr. John Wisbey and Mr. Ross Thompson.
Mr. Wisbey started his career as a banker at Kleinwort Benson after graduating from Cambridge University. He had various roles there including corporate lending and was later a director in the derivatives group and head of options. Mr. Wisbey is also a technology entrepreneur founding two companies that have gone public on the London AIM market, namely IDOX plc (software for Local Authority Planning Applications) and Lombard Risk Management plc (software for risk management and regulation) and more recently an early stage private company Convendia Ltd. He has acted as a public company chairman, CEO or director for 16 years.
Mr. Thompson is a speaker and expert in marketing behavioural science. In 1995, he started a company Giftpoint Ltd. which is now one of the largest specialist promotional merchandise businesses in the UK with offices in London and Shanghai, whose clients include L’Oreal, Oracle, Ocado, and Pernod Ricard among others. Mr. Thompson was President of IGC Global Promotions for seven years, one of the world’s oldest and largest global network of premium resellers. He is an active investor having a special interest and understanding of natural resources businesses.
Mr. Gary Schellenberg was reappointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kirill Klip was reappointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Jerry Bella was reappointed Secretary and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. John Harrop was reappointed Vice President of Exploration and Mr. Anthony Kovacs was reappointed Chief Operating Officer.
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 21.1% 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,
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