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SUNVEST MINERALS CORP. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF FORMER OSISKO CHAIRMAN AND YAMANA GOLD FOUNDER VICTOR BRADLEY AS CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Vancouver, British Columbia – September 12, 2016 – Sunvest Minerals Corp. (TSX-V: SSS) ("Sunvest Minerals" or the “Company”) announces the appointment of Mr. Victor Bradley as Chairman of the Board to assist in guiding the Company as it prepares to advance its newly acquired Hawkins-Hemlo Gold project located in Ontario.
Vic Bradley is a chartered accountant with more than 50 years experience in the mining industry, including more than 15 years with Cominco Ltd. and McIntyre Mines Ltd. in a wide variety of senior financial positions from Controller to Chief Financial Officer.
Over the past 30 years Vic has founded, financed and operated several mining and advanced stage exploration and development companies, including Yamana Gold Inc., Aura Minerals Inc. and Nevoro Inc. (sold to Starfield Resources).
Vic Founded Yamana in early 1994, and served as President and CEO and then Chairman of the Board and Lead Director until 2008. He served as Chairman of Osisko Mining Corp from November 2006 up to its sale for $3.9 billion to Agnico Eagle and Yamana in June, 2014. Osisko unlocked the porphyry gold target at Malartic and, in 6 years from first drill hole to commercial production, created the largest open pit gold mine in Canada. He now serves as a director of Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. (spun out of the Osisko Mining sale) and chairman of Nevada Copper Corp.
Vic has significant experience in corporate acquisitions and has participated in numerous equity and debt financings for projects around the world. In accepting this position Vic said “ It is with great pleasure that I join Mike England’s team to look for a Hemlo look-alike.I remember well the exploration days at Hemlo and it is with anticipation and excitement that I look forward to new discoveries in the area building upon an existing 43-101 compliant resource”.
“We are very pleased to appoint Vic Bradley as Chairman of the Board of Sunvest Minerals. His lifetime of experience in the mining sector and financial space will prove invaluable as we get to work on our recently acquired Hawkins-Hemlo Gold project.” stated Mike England, CEO of Sunvest.
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