OAKVILLE, Ontario, Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Giyani Metals Corp. (TSXV:WDG, GR: A2DUU8) (“Giyani” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jonathan Henry as a Director with immediate effect.
Mr. Henry has over 20 years' experience in the mining industry, successfully executing on exploration, development, operational and M&A activities. Until July 9, 2018 Mr. Henry was the President and Chief Executive Officer of TSXV listed Gabriel Resources. Formerly, he was also the Chief Executive Officer of Avocet Mining, a London listed gold mining company with assets in West Africa and formerly in South East Asia. Mr. Henry also served as Avocet Mining's Finance Director from 2002 until becoming its CEO in 2006, a position he held until May 31, 2010.
Mr. Henry is currently a non-executive director and the Chair of the Compensation Committee of Ormonde Mining plc, an AIM listed tungsten development company with assets in Spain. He is also a non-executive director and the Chair of the Audit Committee of Ashanti Gold Corp., a TSXV listed gold-focused exploration and development company with projects in Ghana and Mali.
Robin Birchall, CEO of Giyani Metals Corp. commented:
“Jonathan brings a wealth of experience in mining and corporate development to the Giyani Board. We are very excited by his addition to our team and look forward to his contribution to the development of our Company and in growing shareholder value.”
Giyani Metals Corp. is a Canadian based junior exploration company focused on creating shareholder value by accelerating the development of its high-grade manganese project in the Kanye Basin, Botswana, Africa.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Giyani Metals Corp.
Robin Birchall, CEO
Giyani Metals Corporation
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