March 15, 2022; Vancouver, British Columbia: Metallum Resources Inc. (TSXV: MZN) (“Metallum” or the “Company”) announces today that Grant Davey has been appointed a Director of the Company, in the place of Gordon Tainton who has stepped down from the Board.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Gordon for his years of service to Metallum. He has been a valuable member of the Board of Directors and we wish him well,“ said Simon Ridgway, Chairman of the Board.
Grant Davey is an experienced entrepreneur with 30 years of senior management and operational experience in the development, construction and operation of precious metals, base metals, uranium and bulk commodities around the world. More recently, he has been involved in venture capital investments in several exploration and mining projects and has been instrumental in the acquisition and development of the Honeymoon uranium mine in South Australia, the Panda Hill niobium project in Tanzania, the Superior Lake zinc project in Ontario, the Cape Ray gold project in Newfoundland and the acquisition of the Kaylekera Uranium mine in Malawi from Paladin. He is currently a Director of Cradle Resources Limited (ASX:CXX), Lotus Resources Limited (ASX:LOT), and Frontier Energy (ASX:FTE), and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Kerem Usenmez, President and CEO, commented, “We welcome Grant Davey to the Metallum Board and look forward to working with him to advance Company’s vision and strategic objectives. Grant’s extensive experience in building mines, and financing mining companies and projects, will be an asset to the Company as we continue to develop our flagship project.”
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP acted as legal counsel to the Company.
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