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  • Japan Gold (JG) has announced the appointment of Takashi Kuriyama to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2023
  • Kuriyama joined Japan Gold KK as General Manager of Exploration in 2017
  • The company also announced the retirement of Mitsuhiko Yamada as a Board member and Representing Director
  • Japan Gold is a mineral exploration company focusing on gold and copper-gold exploration in Japan
  • Japan Gold Corp. (JG) opened trading at C$0.25 per share

Japan Gold (JG) has announced the appointment of Takashi Kuriyama to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2023.

Kuriyama joined Japan Gold KK as General Manager of Exploration in 2017. He was appointed an Officer of Japan Gold Corp. in 2019 and became a Director of Japan Gold KK in 2020.

Kuriyama is a Mining Geology graduate from the Institute of Mining Geology, Faculty of Mining College of Akita University. He has previously served in increasingly senior roles with Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. from 1974 until his retirement from Sumitomo in 2016 as General Manager of its Global Exploration and Development Department.

During his career at Sumitomo, Kuriyama had the role of Exploration and Geology Manager at Sumitomo’s Hishikari Gold Mine in Kyushu, southern Japan. He was also seconded to Japanese Government organizations, serving as Councilor at the Metals Exploration Group of the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) and Director at the Joint Venture Exploration Division for the Metal Mining Agency of Japan (MMAJ).

The company also announced the retirement of Mitsuhiko Yamada as a Board member and Representing Director.

John Proust, Chairman and CEO of Japan Gold, commented on the announcement.

“Mr. Yamada was a founding director of Japan Gold. He has provided invaluable guidance to the company in its quest to restart the gold mining industry in Japan. His insight and knowledge have guided Japan Gold as the pioneer in the industry and the company’s significant accomplishments to date. We thank Mr. Yamada for his service and wish him the very best in his well-deserved retirement.”

Yamada will join the Japan Gold Board of Advisors.

Japan Gold is a mineral exploration company focusing on gold and copper-gold exploration in Japan.

Japan Gold Corp. (JG) opened trading at C$0.25 per share.


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