THUNDER BAY, ON, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - In an effort to strengthen its
senior management team, Wolfden Resources Corporation (WLF:TSX-V) ("Wolfden" or "the Company") today announces the appointment of George Topping as the new Chief
Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Topping, in his new role with
Wolfden, brings considerable strength in project development, corporate
evaluations and long-standing experience in capital markets. Mr. Donald
Hoy, the Company's current President and CEO retains the position of
President and will lead Wolfden's technical efforts in moving the
Mr. Topping, over the last 16 years, has had a successful career in the
mining investment and capital markets business and is well-known and
respected amongst portfolio managers, analysts, sales desks and
bankers. Supplementing his capital markets experience, George has
participated in numerous project and company technical valuations as
well as merger and acquisition transactions within the mining industry.
Most recently, from 2009 to 2013, he was Managing Director and Senior
Mining Analyst for Stifel Nicolaus Canada, where he covered numerous
issuers involved in the base-metal, gold and platinum-group-element
sectors. Prior to that, he had engagements with Blackmont Capital,
Laurentian Bank Securities and Sprott Securities as a Senior Mining
Analyst. Mr. Topping, a mining engineer, was also responsible for mine
planning with Goldfields at various gold, platinum and coal mines in
South Africa from 1989 to 1995 as well as underground mining experience
with the Gencor Group in South Africa from 1985 to 1989.
Ewan Downie, Chairman of Wolfden stated, "George's previous experience,
particularly in analyzing base-metal projects and promoting companies,
brings to Wolfden a critical dimension needed for the growth of an up
and coming entity."
"Mr. Topping brings a unique skill set that will be instrumental to the
growth and development of Wolfden, particularly in these challenging
times in the industry," stated President, Donald Hoy. "I look forward
to working with him in moving the Company forward."
Initial priorities for the Company include the evaluation of the
Company's 100%-owned Armstrong Brook base-metal property in the
Bathurst Mining Camp as well as other exploration and development
The information in this news release has been reviewed and approved by
Donald Hoy, P. Geo., President and a director of the Company. Mr. Hoy
is a Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its regulation services provides
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
has reviewed or accepts responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of
SOURCE: Wolfden Resources Corporation
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Wolfden Resources Corporation
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