TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Continental Gold Inc. (TSX:CNL; OTCQX:CGOOF) ("Continental" or the "Company") announces the resignation of Mateo Restrepo Villegas as President of the Company, effective November 30, 2018.
"Mateo has been an integral part of Continental since he joined the Company in August 2015 and made many important contributions over the past three years. In particular, Mateo's leadership in working with the Colombian and Antioquia Governments to help shape the Company's 'Modern Mining' platform will forever be engraved in our history," commented Ari Sussman, CEO of the Company. "On behalf of the board of directors and the Company, I would like to personally thank Mateo for his hard work and dedication during his tenure and wish him well."
About Continental Gold Inc.
Continental Gold is the leading large-scale gold mining company in Colombia and is presently developing it's 100% owned Buriticá project in Antioquia. Buriticá is one of the largest and highest-grade gold projects in the world and is being advanced utilizing best practices for mine construction, environmental care and community inclusion. Led by an international management team with a successful record of discovering, financing and developing large high-grade gold deposits in Latin America, the Buriticá project is on schedule with first gold pour anticipated during the first half of 2020.
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