VANCOUVER, May 8, 2012 /CNW/ - JetGold Corp. (TSX-V: JAU) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan E. Cheung as the Company's new Chief Financial Officer, effective May 3, 2012. Mr. Cheung replaces Blaine Bailey, who was appointed as a director of the Company and an independent member of its audit committee upon his resignation as CFO. In connection with the foregoing changes, Zigurts Strauts resigned as a director of the Company, also on May 3, 2012. The Company would like to thank Dr. Strauts for his services and wishes him the best of luck in his future endeavors.
Mr. Cheung is the owner and a founding partner of Midland Chartered Accountants Ltd., a Vancouver-based CA firm that provides integrated accounting, tax and business advisory services to public and private companies, owner-managed businesses and high net worth individuals. Prior to founding Midland in 2008, he served as a senior associate at public accounting firms Dale Matheson Carr-Hilton Labonte LLP and Bruyneel & Company, Chartered Accountants, providing assurance, tax and business advoriy services.
Mr. Cheung is currently the CFO of Shamrock Enterprises Inc. (CNSX: SRS), as well as a director of both AMI Resources Inc. (TSX-V: AMU) and Midasco Capital Corp. (TSX-V: MGC). He is an active member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia holds a Diploma in Accounting from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in international business from the University of Victoria.
JetGold is a Canadian resource exploration company actively developing gold, silver, copper, zinc, molybdenum and tellurium mineral resource properties in British Columbia, Canada. The company is currently undertaking exploration of two precious metal properties [Big Hammer and Silver Bay] and one base metal property [Kshish].
Big Hammer Gold/Silver/Tellurium (Au/Ag/Te) property located 13 km southeast of Terrace
Silver Bay Silver/Lead/Zinc/Gold (Ag/Pb/Zn/Au) property located in west central BC
Kshish Molybdenum/Copper (Mo/Cu) property located 15 km northeast of Terrace
JetGold is strategically investing in the Terrace and Smithers region of British Columbia, encouraged by the excellent road access and close proximity to abundant power, water, CN Rail lines, and the deep water container port at Prince Rupert. The Fairview Terminal at Prince Rupert is an important part of the Government of Canada's "Asia-Pacific Gateway & Corridor Initiative" and the Province of British Columbia's "Pacific Gateway" strategy.
Additional information can be found at: www.jetgoldcorp.com
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Jet Gold Corp. (TSX.V: JAU)
"Brad J. Moynes"
Brad J. Moynes
President & CEO
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For corporate information, contact:
Brad Moynes at 604-601-2070
885 West Georgia Street, Suite 1500, Vancouver, BC V6C-3E8
T: 604-601-2070 F: 604-683-8125