Vancouver, British Columbia – July 23, 2020: Aguila American Gold Limited (“Aguila” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: AGL) - is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Saxon as Director, President and CEO of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Saxon is an experienced and respected mining industry executive, with a geological career spanning three decades. Mr. Saxon replaces Mr. Nick DeMare as interim CEO, who will remain as a Director and CFO of the Company.
Supported by the Board of Directors, Mr. Saxon shall lead the Company as it searches for new projects with a focus on gold in developed and infrastructure-rich jurisdictions. Having recently completed two financings (see press releases dated June 12 and 26, 2020), and with 8,143,985 shares issued and outstanding, Aguila American stands in an excellent position to acquire, discover and develop new projects.
“It is an exciting time to be given the opportunity to lead a company in the search for new gold projects” said Mark Saxon. “I thank the Board for the opportunity and look forward to working together as we grow the Company.”
Mark Saxon has more than 25 years of international experience in the resources industry, representing junior and senior companies. An Honours BSc graduate in Geology from the University of Melbourne, a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, Mr. Saxon has also received a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment through the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,
CFO and Director
For further information, please contact:
CFO and Director
Tel: 604 685-9316
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