DENVER, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mercer Gold Corp. ("MRGP" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: MRGP) has appointed Mr. Edward Flood to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Flood has over 35 years of experience in international mining and was previously the Deputy Chairman of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. and its founding President.
Prior to joining Ivanhoe, Mr. Flood was a principal at Robertson Stephens & Co., an investment bank in San Francisco where he was a member of the investment team for the Contrarian Fund, a public mutual fund focused on natural resource development projects around the world. He has held the position of senior mining analyst with a prominent Canadian securities firm and holds both a bachelor's and master's degree in Geology.
He currently serves as Chairman of Western Uranium Corp. and Western Lithium Corp., which are both publicly traded companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. He was Managing Director, Investment Banking, Haywood Securities (UK) Ltd. from March 2007 to February 2010.
"Adding Mr. Flood to our board is an important step. He's a tremendously successful, global mining entrepreneur. He was a financier of a public company recently acquired by Medoro Resources, a Toronto Stock Exchange listed company. That public company had sold its primary asset adjacent to our property. Mr. Flood will provide invaluable guidance in corporate finance and technical matters. We previously announced the appointment of Dr. Shaw and with the addition of Mr. Flood, our company is further substantiating its merit with a significant property with excellent potential and building an even stronger board to support our corporate goals. It's an honor to have him involved," says Rahim Jivraj, President and CEO of Mercer Gold Corporation.
About Mercer Gold Corporation
Mercer Gold Corporation is focused on gold exploration and resource definition in Colombia. The Company acquired the prospective Guayabales Project, located in the Marmato Gold District, Department of Caldas, earlier in 2010. Mercer is exploring the Guayabales property and is seeking to acquire additional prospective gold properties in Colombia.
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The Company is an "OTC Reporting Issuer" under BC Instrument 51-509, Issuers Quoted in the U.S. Over-the-Counter Markets, promulgated by the British Columbia Securities Commission. Accordingly, certain disclosure in this news release or other disclosure provided by the Company has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of securities laws in effect in Canada, which differ from the requirements of United States securities laws. In Canada, an issuer is required to provide technical information with respect to mineralization, including reserves and resources, if any, on its mineral exploration properties in accordance with Canadian requirements, which differ significantly from the requirements of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") applicable to registration statements and reports filed by United States companies pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. As such, information contained in this news release or other disclosure provided by the Company concerning descriptions of mineralization under Canadian standards may not be comparable to similar information made public by United States companies subject to the reporting and disclosure requirements of the SEC. This news release or other disclosure provided by the Company may use the terms "measured mineral resources", "indicated mineral resources" and "inferred mineral resources". While these terms are recognized and required by Canadian regulations (under National Instrument 43-101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects), the SEC does not recognize them. United States investors are cautioned not to assume that any part or all of the mineral deposits in these categories will ever be converted to reserves. In addition, "inferred resources" have a great amount of uncertainty as to their existence and economic and legal feasibility. It cannot be assumed that all or any part of an inferred mineral resource will ever be upgraded to a higher category. Under Canadian securities legislation, estimates of inferred mineral resources may not form the basis of feasibility or pre-feasibility studies, or economic studies, except in rare cases. U.S. investors are cautioned not to assume that part or all of an inferred resource exists, or is economically or legally mineable.
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Symbol: OTCBB – MRGP; Frankfurt AN4, WKN NO. A0MUN4.
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SOURCE Mercer Gold Corporation