GEOMEGA RESOURCES INC. APPOINTS JEAN-CHARLES POTVIN TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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MONTREAL, QC, November 24, 2010 /CNW/ – GEOMEGA RESOURCES INC. (“GéoMégA” or “Company”) (TSX-V: GMA) is pleased to announce that Mr. Jean-Charles Potvin has joined GéoMégA’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Jean-Charles Potvin is currently Chairman of Vaaldiam Mining Inc. and President and CEO of Flemish Gold Corp. a company focusing on gold exploration in sub-Saharan Africa. He is also a director of Gold Reserve Corporation, a public natural resource company and of Azimut Exploration Inc., a Canadian mineral exploration company.
Until January 1994, Mr. Potvin was a director and Vice-President of Burns Fry Limited (now Nesbitt Burns Inc.) where he evaluated worldwide mining investment opportunities. He had also been involved in securing financing for a number of North American gold producers. From 1994 he was President and CEO of Pangea Goldfields Inc., which had extensive holdings in Tanzania, until its acquisition in July 2000 by Barrick Gold Corporation for $204 million.
Mr. Potvin holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Carleton University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Ottawa.
“We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Potvin as a Director. His expertise and industry contacts will be invaluable as the Company is set to begin exploration on the Montviel REE project in Quebec.” commented Claude Britt.
GéoMégA is a Quebec based mineral exploration company focused in the exploration of rare earth elements. GéoMégA’s current mineral portfolio is located in the Abitibi and Upper Laurentians regions of Quebec.
Currently, GéoMégA has 14,155,001 common shares outstanding.
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