TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Geodrill Limited ("Geodrill" or the "Company") (TSX:GEO), a leading West African based drilling company, announced today the appointment of Mr. Adrian Reynolds to the Company's Board of Directors as an independent director effective April 1, 2014. Mr. Reynolds replaces Victoria Prentice who will be stepping down as a director of the Board in May 2014 and focusing her efforts in the role of Corporate Secretary.
Adrian brings to the Company a wealth of mining experience and technical knowledge throughout Africa. A geologist by profession, Adrian has more than 30 years of experience in the mining industry. Most notably, Adrian held senior positions with Randgold Resources and was part of the executive team which developed and implemented the successful Company strategy taking Randgold from inception to its current established market position. Adrian currently holds a number of non-executive directorships including Aureus Mining, a TSX-listed company.
"Adrian has extensive experience in all aspects of the mining sector and will be a valuable addition to our board, moving the Company forward as we expand our footprint in Africa," said Dave Harper, President and CEO of Geodrill Limited." The Board also wishes to thank Victoria for her exceptional contribution to the Board since 2004 and her continued involvement as Corporate Secretary."
About Geodrill Limited
Geodrill Limited is a leading West African based drilling company operating in Ghana, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, and currently expanding into Mali and Senegal. Geodrill provides exploration and development drilling services to major, intermediate and junior mining companies with exploration and development operations in West Africa. The Company specializes in providing reverse circulation, diamond core and air-core drilling services using a modern fleet of drill rigs. The Company plans to grow organically and build its current client base while continuing to assess expansion opportunities throughout West Africa and other African jurisdictions.
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