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  • Big Ridge Gold has appointed Dr. Bill Williams to its Board of Directors
  • Williams is a geologist and mining executive who holds a Ph.D. in economic geology from the University of Arizona
  • He has more than 30 years of experience in the industry
  • Most recently, Williams was the Interim CEO and Director of Detour Gold Corp
  • Big Ridge Gold opened at C$0.12 per share

Big Ridge Gold (BRAU) has appointed Dr. Bill Williams to its Board of Directors.

Williams is a geologist and mining executive who holds a Ph.D. in economic geology from the University of Arizona and has more than 30 years of experience in the mining industry.

Big Ridge President & CEO Mike Bandrowski said the company is excited to have Dr. Williams join its board.

“Bill brings permitting, exploration and operational experience that will significantly add to the depth of the Big Ridge team,” Bandrowski said.

Most recently, Williams was the Interim CEO and Director of Detour Gold Corp. and was directly involved with the restructuring that led to the $4.9 billion takeover by Kirkland Lake Gold.

Prior, Williams was President, CEO & Director of Orvana Minerals Corp. He converted two operating mines into cash-flow generators and permitted the Copperwood project in Michigan, USA, and was the Vice President at Phelps Dodge Exploration.

The exploration company also announced that Jeremy Bond has resigned from the Board to pursue other endeavours.

Big Ridge Gold opened at C$0.12 per share.

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