Taipan Announces Election of a New Board of Directors and Appoints New Officers
Thursday, April 7, 2016 6:00 PM
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / April 7, 2016 / Taipan Resources Inc. (TSXV: TPN) ("Taipan" or the "Company") is pleased to announce at its annual general meeting of shareholders held on Tuesday April 5, 2016 that the shareholders have elected a new board of directors for the Company. The outgoing board of directors cease to hold office as of April 05, 2016 and the newly elected two (2) directors, namely Mr. John Cumming and Mr. Kevin Ma, together with existing director Joel Dumaresq will form the new board of the Company.
The Company further announces the appointment of Mr. Joel Dumaresq, current CFO, as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and the appointment of Mr. Theo van der Linde as the new Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary, effective immediately.
Mr. Dumaresq, is taking over from Mr. Max Birley as Chief Executive Officer and director. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Birley and the other two departing directors, Mr. Steve Lowden and Mr. Charles Watson for their contribution, and wish them continued success in their future endeavors.
The Company is currently evaluating production-oriented oil and gas opportunities in North America and anticipates making further announcements soon with respect to the new business focus.
Taipan Resources Inc. is presently in the business of exploring for or purchasing, economically viable oil and gas resource deposits. It has a 20% non-operated interest in Block 1 and a 100% operated-interest in Block 2B onshore Kenya through its wholly owned subsidiary Lion Petroleum Corp.
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Taipan Resources Inc.
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SOURCE: Taipan Resources Inc.