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TORONTO, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Central Timmins Exploration Corp. ("CTEC" or the "Company") (TSXV:CTEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Hopkins to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary and the resignation of Arvin Ramos as chief financial officer effective immediately.
Charles Gryba, CEO, commented: "I'm pleased to welcome Chris to the team at CTEC. He brings decades of experience in the junior mining sector and I look forward to working with him as we continue to focus on adding value through the efficient and focused execution of our Timmins exploration program."
Mr. Hopkins has 30 years of experience in financial and management reporting, financial management, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance and investor relations. The majority of his career has been spent in senior positions with numerous publicly-listed companies, including U.S. Silver, Rio Algom Limited, BHP Billiton, Suncor Inc. and several Canadian and international junior mining companies. He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto, his Chartered Accountant designation and his Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
The Company also announces that, pursuant to its Stock Option Plan, it has granted stock options to directors, officers and consultants of the Company to purchase an aggregate 1,250,000 common shares in the capital of the Company at an exercise price of $0.05 per share which expire on July 2, 2024. Following this stock option grant, the Company has a total of 4,840,000 stock options outstanding representing approximately 9.35% of the outstanding common shares of the Company. This stock option grant is subject to acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Central Timmins Exploration Corp.
CTEC is an early-stage Canadian junior exploration Company with property exclusively within the city limits of Timmins in the Porcupine Mining District in the northeastern region of Ontario. The Company's assets cover approximately 135 km2 and are prospective for gold as well as a suite of base metals. See the company website at www.centraltimmins.com.
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SOURCE Central Timmins Exploration Corp