Northern Empire Names Douglas J. Hurst As Executive Chairman
Vancouver, B.C. – July 10, 2017 – Northern Empire Resources Corp. (TSXV: NM) (the “Company” or “Northern Empire”) today announced that Douglas J. Hurst has been appointed by the Board of Directors to the position of Executive Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Hurst has over 30 years of experience in the mining and natural resource industries having acted as geologist, consultant, mining analyst, senior executive and board member. Doug was previously a mining analyst with McDermid St. Lawrence and Sprott Securities and a contract analyst to Pacific International Securities and Octagon Capital. He was a founding executive of International Royalty Corporation which was purchased by Royal Gold for $700 million. Recently, Mr. Hurst was one of the founders of Newmarket Gold Inc. which was purchased for $1.0 billion by Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd in November, 2016. Mr. Hurst holds a bachelor of science in geology from McMaster University.
“I am thrilled to take on the role of Executive Chairman with the team at Northern Empire. The Sterling asset is one of the best development stage gold resources in Nevada,” said Douglas J. Hurst, Executive Chairman and Director.
In addition, the Company wishes to announce that Shayla A. Forster has been appointed to the role of Corporate Secretary, effective immediately.
Michael G. Allen, President, CEO and Director of the Northern Empire said, “Doug will be a key driver of growth in the Company and increasing shareholder value. We’ve also strengthened our Company by adding Shayla Forster, and on behalf of the Board of Directors I wish to welcome her and Doug to their new roles within Northern Empire.”
About Northern Empire
Northern Empire is an aggressive, Vancouver based, gold explorer/developer working to take advantage of the current improving market conditions by assembling a value driven portfolio of high quality gold properties.
Michael G. Allen, P. Geo., President of Northern Empire, and a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101, has reviewed the technical information contained in this news release. He is the non-independent qualified person for this new release and has verified the data.
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President, CEO and Director
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Michael G. Allen, President, CEO and Director or Jeff Sundar, Director
Tel: 604 646 4524 Tel: 604 646 8356