Red Tiger Announces the Passing of Former CEO and Chairman of the Board Thomas Utter
TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Red Tiger Mining Inc., (TSXV: RMN), (the "Company" or "Red Tiger") announces that Thomas Utter, the former CEO of the Company and the Chairman of the Board of Directors, passed away suddenly on Saturday night after suffering from a heart related ailment.
"Our Company has lost a talented, dedicated and passionate leader who made an unforgettable mark on the lives of his colleagues, family and friends, and we are deeply saddened by his death," said Mr. Robert Wunder, CEO of the Company. "Thomas was a gifted and experienced executive, who not only founded and led the growth of Red Tiger, but acted as a respected mentor and inspiration to his team."
In 1998, Thomas was instrumental in re-organizing Norway-based Zaruma Gold ASA, took-over management control, and in 2000 successfully led the Company to a listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Thomas studied Geology at the University of Frankfurt (Germany), held a Ph.D. in Geochemistry and an Honorary Professorship at the Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany), where he gave courses in Economic Geology.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.
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