Symbol & exchange: FGE-V
CALGARY, April 20, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Forest Gate (TSXV: FGE) reports that Nancy Guitard has taken over as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Derek Lindsay, Forest Gate's former CFO, has resigned.
Ms. Guitard has been handling Forest Gate's accounting since 2004. Ms. Guitard also worked in the accounting department of Blue Note Mining, a former subsidiary of the company.
Ms. Guitard is a founder of Ledgers Solutions Inc., Montreal, an accounting consultancy and Finger Communications, a printing brokerage.
"Ms. Guitard has been with Forest Gate since the beginning," said Michael Judson, President and CEO. "She is exceedingly experienced in the accounting side of our business and is highly versed at dealing with auditors."
Derek Lindsay has resigned to pursue other opportunities. "Derek is a great guy and a highly competent CFO. We will miss him."
In other news, Forest Gate wishes to report that its mineral exploration group continues to make progress in its search for financing and joint venture partners for its 100 percent-owned iron ore projects in Abitibi, Quebec.
About Forest Gate
Forest Gate Energy Inc. is a publicly listed oil and gas exploration and production, and non-energy resource company trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol FGE. The Company is seeking to increase shareholder value through participation and development of energy and other resources in Canada and internationally.
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