Goldgroup Appoints Harry Burgess to Board of Directors
Vancouver, British Columbia (December 20, 2017) – Goldgroup Mining Inc. (“Goldgroup” or the “Company”) (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) announces the appointment of Harry Burgess to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Harry Burgess was a Founding Partner and now an Associate Consulting Mining Engineer of Micon International, Ltd. and is a Member at Professional Engineers Ontario and a Member at The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum. He is on the Board of Directors at Cartier Iron Corp., GPM Metals, Inc. and ACME Resources Corp. Mr. Burgess was previously employed as an Independent Director by Champion Iron Mines Ltd., an Independent Director by Treasury Metals, Inc., an Independent Director by Tartisan Resources Corp., an Independent Director by Brigus Gold Corp., and an Independent Director by Vena Resources, Inc. He also served on the board at Mag Copper Ltd., Aquiline Resources, Inc., Absolut Resources Corp. and Amerix Precious Metals Corp. He has 40 years of experience with mining operations in China, Africa, North America and Australia. He received his undergraduate degree from Imperial College London, an undergraduate degree from The Royal School of Mines and a graduate degree from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Keith Piggott commented: “We are excited to welcome Mr. Burgess to the Company and very much look forward to utilizing his experience on the Board.”
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On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Mr. Keith Piggott, Chairman, President and CEO
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