News Release 07-20
Endurance Gold Corporation (EDG - TSX.V) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert T. Boyd to the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Boyd is a senior mining executive with over 30 years experience in exploration, executive-level management, corporate finance and corporate governance. He is currently a Director of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, the Association for Mineral Exploration B.C. and True North Gems Ltd. He formerly held the position of President, CEO and Director of Ashton Mining of Canada Inc., a leading and successful diamond exploration company prior to its acquisition. Prior to Ashton, Mr. Boyd was a founding principal and major shareholder of a financial and strategic advisory firm to the mining and mineral exploration industry and was also formerly Vice President Exploration for Homestake Canada Limited. At Homestake Mr. Boyd played key advocacy roles in the acquisition of the assets of Esso Minerals Canada, and Homestake's merger with International Corona.
Mr. Boyd is a widely respected geologist and gemmologist. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C., the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Society of Economic Geologists, and a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada, and Gemmological Associations of Great Britain and Canada.
Duncan McIvor, the Company's President and CEO, stated "We are thrilled to have Mr. Boyd join our Board of Directors. In addition to being an exceptional geologist, he brings to Endurance a proven track record of building companies, from Homestake in the 1980's, a major private advisory firm through the 1990's, to Ashton Mining this past decade. He rounds out an already financially strong and supportive Board, as the Company explores for world class gold deposits, as well as seeking advanced stage assets on which to build significant shareholder value."
On joining the Board, Mr. Boyd has been granted 250,000 incentive stock options, priced at $0.15 and exercisable for a period of five years.
ENDURANCE GOLD CORPORATION
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Duncan McIvor (604) 682-2707, or Jeffrey Wilson, Corporate Communications (604) 868-0225, or visit our website at www.endurancegold.com.
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