JIULIAN RESOURCES INC. (TSX-V: JLR) (“Jiulian” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Leduc, P.Eng. and Douglas Meirelles to its board of directors, effective immediately.
Mr. Leduc is a mining engineer and geologist with over 30 years’ experience covering all aspects of the development, operation, planning and evaluation of mining projects, with expertise in designing construction and operating large heap leach gold mines. Previously, Mr. Leduc was COO and then CEO of NewCastle Gold Ltd until it merged with Equinox Gold, CEO of Luna Gold Corp, COO at Lydian International Limited and President and COO of Bear Creek Mining Corporation. He is currently the COO of Kore Mining and in charge of the development and permitting of the Imperial Project in California. He holds a B.Sc. (Honors)in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University and a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Ottawa.
Mr. Meirelles has over 15 years’ experience in managing publicly traded mining companies in Brazil and Canada. Mr. Meirelles brings extensive expertise in finance as well as operation, government and stakeholder relations. Previous roles include Corporate Director & Country Manager for Equinox Gold / Luna Gold for 6 years. Mr. Meirelles also progressed his career through various management roles with Troy Resources, Colossus Minerals, Serabi Gold, Jaguar Mining and Newcrest Mining. Mr. Meirelles is also an independent director of the Signus Mining News Platform and a fellow of the Brazil-Canada Mining Chamber of Commerce.
The Company also announces that effective immediately Scott Dorion, PGeo., has resigned as a director of the Company, he will continue his role as independent Qualified Person (QP) for the Company. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Dorion for his efforts and wishes him well in his future endeavors.
Jiulian is an exploration company engaged in acquiring and advancing mineral properties located in southern British Columbia. The Company’s flagship asset is the wholly-owned, 4,056-hectare Big Kidd property, located near Aspen Grove, BC. The Big Kidd property is located 25 km (approximately 15 minutes via Highway 97C) east of Merritt, BC, and 102 km west of the Company’s head office in Kelowna, BC. The Property has a network of gravel roads, LTE cellular service and a high-voltage power line running across it. Jiulian Resources is listed on the TSX-V under the symbol “JLR”.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF
JIULIAN RESOURCES INC.
“X. Charlie Cheng”
Chief Executive Officer
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Oliver Friesen, Director
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