TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – January 31, 2018) – Toachi Mining Inc., (“Toachi” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: TIM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alain Bureau, effective today, as President and CEO, replacing Jonathan Goodman, who will transition from President and CEO to Chairman of the Board.
“The board and I are truly excited to welcome Alain Bureau as our new President and CEO. The timing could not be more perfect as he will combine operational excellence with successful exploration, bringing La Plata into the next phase. With Alain’s expertise and vision, particularly in Latin America, we are confident Alain will add significant value to Toachi, propelling the Company to the next level. I also look forward to continuing my deep involvement with Toachi through the role of Chairman,” Jonathan Goodman stated.
Alain Bureau stated, “I could not be more thrilled to join the Toachi team. My deep understanding of project development and exploration in Latin America will seamlessly transition and ensure the momentum Jonathan Goodman has created continues. As part of my commitment to the project, I will be relocating to Ecuador, as I believe a hands on approach will translate into achieving our goals. I look forward to fully developing the project and having a meaningful impact on shareholder value as the company grows.”
Laurie Curtis, Chairman, Co-Founder, will remain on Toachi’s Board as a Director and continue to be an instrumental part of the technical team and provide his extensive geological experience.
Alain Bureau is a professional engineer with over 25 years of leadership in project management, operating in Latin America countries, gained through notable projects including the mines of, Iscaycruz & Yauliyacu in Peru, Escondida Copper Mine and Altonorte in Chile, Pinos Altos in Mexico, Raglan Mine and the renowned Au-Rich VMS project LaRonde in Quebec, Canada. Alain expertise also consist of working in cross-cultural situations within political and cultural nuances. Prior to joining Toachi, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pershimco Resources for nine years and built it into a development stage mining company. In 2016, Alain was instrumental in the merger of Pershimco Resources Inc. and Orla Mining Ltd.
About Toachi Mining Inc.
Toachi brings a disciplined and veteran team of project managers together with a high grade gold-copper-silver-zinc project at La Plata in Ecuador. Toachi is focused on and committed to the development of advanced stage mineral projects throughout the Americas using industry best practices combined with a strong social license from local communities. Toachi Mining has 60,966,435 shares issued and outstanding.
Forward Looking Statements
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