TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – February 14, 2018) –
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GPM Metals Inc. (“GPM” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE: GPM) announces the appointment of Mr. Peter Mullens as CEO of GPM Metals effective February 15, 2018.
Patrick Sheridan Jr. will be stepping down as CEO and will remain as a significant shareholder. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Sheridan for his leadership and contributions.
Mr. Mullens has been involved with the Walker Gossan Project in Australia since inception in 2010 and returns to GPM to focus on this world class zinc – lead exploration opportunity.
Mr. Mullens, in association with Greg Duncan and Dan Noone, was responsible for negotiating the Walker Gossan Earn In / Option Agreement between Rio Tinto Exploration and DPG Resources Australia Pty Ltd which was acquired by GPM and in conjunction with Mr. Duncan negotiating the historic land access agreement for EL 24305 in July, 2015.
GPM holds an interest in a substantial package of prospective exploration licences and applications in the Walker Trough in Eastern Arnhem Land. The Walker Gossan project is located within the Mid Proterozoic Mt Isa and McArthur River provinces of Northern Australia, which host a number of World Class Base Metal Mines including Mt Isa, Century, George Fisher and HYC. The Walker Gossan project is located within Arnhem Land and has received little exploration since the 1960’s. The project has the potential to host a world class Zinc Lead deposit.
Mr. Mullens has considerable experience in Pb and Zn exploration in the Northern Territory and Queensland having worked as a mine and exploration geologist at the George Fisher Zinc Mine in Mt. Isa, in addition to being engaged in regional exploration for sedex style Zn Pb deposits.
Mr. Mullens will manage all of GPMs activities in Australia as well as the company in Canada.
About GPM Metals Inc.
GPM Metals is a zinc focused exploration company with offices in Toronto, Brisbane and Lima.
The Company’s current holdings include the district scale Walker Gossan Project, NT, Australia, a joint venture with Rio Tinto Exploration Pty Limited; and the Pasco Project, Department of Pasco, Peru.
Both projects are advanced exploration properties with drill ready targets and have considerable potential to host significant zinc resources.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Information set forth in this news release involves forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws. The forward-looking statements contained herein include, but are not limited to, financings and transactions being pursued, and all such forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements included in this news release are made as of the date hereof and the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable securities legislation. Although the Company believes that the expectations represented in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct and, accordingly, undue reliance should not be put on such forward-looking statements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein.
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For further information contact:
GPM Metals Inc.
Peter Mullens, CEO
Suite 1205 – 141 Adelaide Street West,
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3L5
Telephone: (416) 628-5904