VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / November 17, 2020 / Barksdale Resources Corp. ("Barksdale" or the "Company") (TSXV:BRO)(OTCQB:BRKCF) announces that it has appointed Mr. Andrew Pooler as the Company's Senior Vice President of Project Development. Mr. Pooler will be overseeing the advancement of the Company's project portfolio, including the San Javier copper-gold project in Sonora, Mexico.
Mr. Pooler has more than 30 years of experience as a mining engineer and operations executive with numerous companies throughout the Americas. Mr. Pooler has had a tremendous track record of success that includes executive roles at Pan American Silver Corp, Esperanza Resources, Amax Gold Inc., Maritime Resources Corp, Abacus Mining and Exploration Corp, among others. Mr. Pooler has extensive US and Latin American experience and has overseen the successful construction, expansion and/or operation of over 16 mines as well as completion of numerous technical and development studies. Mr. Pooler is also a current board member of the Colville Tribal Federal Corporation, which is a diversified company owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Coleville Reservation in Washington state, a business that has over 500 employees and over US$100 million in annual revenue.
Rick Trotman, President and CEO commented: "Andy has the skills and experience necessary to de-risk any project that we put on his plate. I could not imagine finding a better fit for our team at Barksdale and I'm looking forward to working closely with Andy as we move to aggressively advance our portfolio of projects."
In connection with Mr. Pooler's appointment, the Company also announces the grant of stock options to purchase 250,000 common shares of Barksdale, exercisable at $0.68 per share over a three-year period in accordance with and subject to the terms of Barksdale's stock option plan. The grant is subject to TSX Venture Exchange acceptance.
Barksdale Resources Corp. is a base metal exploration company headquartered in Vancouver, BC, that is focused on the acquisition, exploration and advancement of highly prospective base metal projects in North America. Barksdale is currently advancing the Sunnyside copper-zinc-lead-silver and San Antonio copper projects, both of which are in Patagonia mining district of southern Arizona, as well as the San Javier copper-gold project in central Sonora, Mexico.
ON BEHALF OF BARKSDALE RESOURCES CORP
President, CEO and Director
Terri Anne Welyki
Vice President of Communications
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SOURCE: Barksdale Resources Corp.