VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Pacific Metals Corp. (TSX-V: NUAG) (OTCQX: NUPMF) (“New Pacific” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mark Cruise to its board of directors, effective immediately. Dr. Cruise assumed the CEO position on April 27, 2020 after serving as the COO of the Company.
Jack Austin, Chair of the Board stated, “We are very excited to welcome Mark to our Board of Directors. The breadth and depth of his experience in the mining sector are an ideal fit for New Pacific’s current stage of development. We look forward to working with Mark to advance the Silver Sand Project and build value for our shareholders.”
Previously, Dr. Cruise was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Trevali Mining Corporation (TSX: TV) (“Trevali”). Under his leadership, Trevali grew from an initial discovery to a top-ten global zinc producer with operations in Peru, Canada, Burkina Faso and Namibia. Prior to Trevali, Dr. Cruise held multiple positions in Europe and North America with Anglo American plc as a poly-metallic commodity specialist. He has previously served as the Vice President, Business Development and Vice President, Exploration of Cardero Resources Corp. A Canadian citizen, Dr. Cruise holds a Doctorate and Bachelor degrees in Geology from the University of Dublin, Trinity College and is a professional member of the Institute of Geologists of Ireland and the European Federation of Geologists.
ABOUT NEW PACIFIC
New Pacific is a Canadian exploration and development company which owns the Silver Sand Project, in the Potosí Department of Bolivia, and the Tagish Lake Gold Project in Yukon, Canada.
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