Vancouver, BC — April 4, 2016 — Wildcat Exploration Ltd. (the “Company”) (TSX-V: WEL) announced that, as a result of the recent Board of Directors meeting of Wildcat Exploration the following management and board changes are now in place. Mr. John Knowles, previous President and CEO has resigned but will remain on as a director. Filling his position will be Mr. Harry Barr who has become Chairman and CEO as well as remain a director. Mr. Barr has been a CEO of junior mining exploration companies for over 30 years and to that end has helped raise over $250 million in equity and option joint venture arrangements with junior and major mining companies on a global scale.
Mr. Jim Pickell has also resigned and to fill his position Mr. Rick Wilson has also been appointed. Rick Wilson has been in the mining and natural resource industry for over twenty years. Since 2006, Rick has been the President of Regent Ventures Ltd., a company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral resource properties. Prior to serving as its President, Rick was a director of Regent Ventures from 1993 to 2006. Rick is also a director of Nevada Energy Metals Inc. since December of 2015.
Mr. David Kendall has resigned and Robert Guanzon has been appointed CFO. Mr. Guanzon serves as Chief Financial Officer of several junior resource companies listed on both the TSX-V. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and brings extensive experience in dealing with financial and accounting matters as well corporate strategy.
Tina Whyte has been appointed Corporate Secretary of the Company. Ms. Whyte brings over 20 years of experience in the corporate and securities industry. Her expertise spans to areas of corporate governance, continuous disclosure, financing transactions and regulatory filings. Ms. Whyte holds corporate secretary positions with several publicly listed companies.
Wildcat Exploration wishes to thank Mr. Knowles, Mr. Pickell and Mr. Kendall for their contribution to the Company and wishes them the best in their future endeavors. We look forward to Mr. Knowles continued participation as a director.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Chairman & CEO
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