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  • Battery Mineral Resources (BMR) has appointed Derek White to the board of directors
  • White was previously an advisor to the company and is currently the President & CEO of Ascot Resources Ltd
  • He has over 30 years of experience in the mining and metals industry
  • Battery’s principal business activities include the acquisition and exploration of mineral exploration and evaluation assets in Canada, the U.S. and South Korea
  • Battery Mineral Resources Corp. (BMR) is down 2.56 per cent, trading at C$0.19 per share at 2:00 pm ET

Battery Mineral Resources (BMR) has appointed Derek White to the board of directors.

White was previously an advisor to the company and is currently the President & CEO of Ascot Resources Ltd. He has over 30 years of experience in the mining and metals industry.

He holds an undergraduate degree in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia and is also a Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining Ascot Resources, White was the Principal of Traxys Capital Partners LLP. Its a private equity firm specializing in the mining and minerals sectors.

White was also the President and CEO of KGHM International Ltd. from 2012 to 2015. He held the positions of Executive Vice President, Business Development and Chief Financial Officer of Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. from 2004 to 2012. He also held executive positions with International Vision Direct Ltd., BHP-Billiton Plc, Billiton International Metals BV and Impala Platinum Ltd., in Vancouver, Toronto, London, The Hague, and Johannesburg. He is an ICSA Accredited Director.

Lazaros Nikeas, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Battery Mineral, commented on the appointment.

We are delighted to welcome Derek to the board of directors of the company. Derek was instrumental in sourcing and evaluating the Punitaqui mine which is our flagship asset. He has extensive experience in both copper mining and in operating in the country of Chile. We look forward to working with him to accomplish our goals of restarting mining operations at Punitaqui and establishing positive cash flow for the company.”

Battery’s principal business activities include the acquisition and exploration of mineral exploration and evaluation assets in Canada, the U.S. and South Korea. The company focuses on discovering, mining and bringing to market essential battery minerals.

Battery Mineral Resources Corp. (BMR) is down 2.56 per cent, trading at C$0.19 per share at 2:00 pm ET.


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