Japan Gold Corp - Chairman & CEO, John Proust
Chairman & CEO, John Proust
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  • Japan Gold (JG) has appointed Mr. Toru Tokuhisa to its advisory board and Mr. Yoshio Nojima as the general manager of business administration
  • Mr. Toru Tokuhisa worked with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) for 30 years
  • Mr. Yoshio Nojima worked for Sumitomo Corporation for 40 years specializing in mineral resources and investment
  • Japan Gold is a mineral exploration company engaged in gold and copper-gold exploration in Japan
  • Shares in Japan Gold (JG) are up 1.59 per cent, trading at $0.32 per share

Japan Gold (JG) has appointed Mr. Toru Tokuhisa to its advisory board and Mr. Yoshio Nojima as the general manager of business administration.

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

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Mr. Toru Tokuhisa and Mr. Yoshio Nojima to our team,” he said. “I am confident that their industry-wide experience and broad International and Japanese networks will prove to be of great assistance to the company as we continue to advance existing and future projects in Japan.”

Mr. Toru Tokuhisa worked with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) for 30 years, providing financing to overseas development projects. After leaving JBIC in 2006, Mr. Tokuhisa led the financing of various mining projects for Sumitomo Corporation for 15 years.

Mr. Yoshio Nojima has managed mining companies and their subsidiaries in Bolivia, Colombia, and Ecuador. He worked for Sumitomo Corporation for 40 years, specializing in mineral resources and investment.

Mr. Nojima’s experience as general manager for Sumitomo Corporation will be an asset to Japan Gold as it advances its gold exploration and development projects.

Japan Gold is a mineral exploration company engaged in gold and copper-gold exploration in Japan. Its exploration activities are spread across Japan’s largest islands: Hokkaido, Honshu and Kyushu.

The company has a country-wide alliance with Barrick Gold Corporation to jointly explore, develop and mine gold mineral properties and mining projects, and currently holds a portfolio of 31 gold projects.

Japan Gold’s leadership team represents decades of resource industry and business experience.

Shares in Japan Gold (JG) are up 1.59 per cent, trading at $0.32 per share as of 10:29 am ET.

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