AIM: EMED, TSX: EMD
MONTREAL, Dec. 1, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - EMED Mining Public Limited ("EMED
Mining" or "the Company") (AIM: EMED) (TSX: EMD) is pleased to announce
the appointment of Canadian based Mr Robert Francis as a non-executive
director of the Company as of 1 December 2011.
Mr Francis (aged 66) is a retired senior partner of the Toronto office
of Deloitte & Touche LLP, having enjoyed an extensive career in public
accounting in Canada, 30 years as a partner.
Mr Francis led the Deloitte & Touche Resource Sector Mining Group
practice providing a complete range of services to the metals/mining
sector. In this capacity Mr Francis advised extensively on regulatory
compliance matters governing the preparation and disclosures related to
financial statements and other reporting documents to shareholders. Mr
Francis also played a contributing role to clients in the development
of corporate governance programs relating to the role of Audit
Committees. His experience extends to oversight of public offering
documents, debt and equity issues, and recurring regulatory filings in
Canada (OSC) and the U.S. (SEC).
Mr Francis is currently a non-executive director of TSX listed Volta
Resources Inc. and a director of the William Osler Health Services
Foundation, and was previously a director of Augen Gold Corp. He is a
member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ontario (ICAO) and the
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA).
The Company advises that it has issued 1 million options at an exercise
price of 9p with a term of 5 years to Mr Francis.
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