VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/05/13 -- NORTHAVEN RESOURCES CORP. (TSX VENTURE: NTV) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Watkinson, P. Eng. to the Northaven Board of Directors, replacing Chilwin Cheng, who has resigned in order to focus on his law practice and other interests. The Company would like thank Mr. Cheng for his past service to the Company and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
Dave Watkinson is a professional mining engineer with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He has extensive background in mine permitting, feasibility studies, project development, project management, due diligence studies, technical evaluations, and mine re-engineering and has taken projects from grass roots exploration to successful operation. Mr. Watkinson has been responsible for management of large capital projects in Canada, the United States and the Philippines. He has held progressively senor positions with Placer Dome Inc., Kinross Gold Corporation, Thyssen Mining Construction and Vulcan Materials Company and is currently the President and CEO of Emgold Mining Corporation. Mr. Watkinson holds a B.S. in Applied Science, Mining Engineering from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario (1985) and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.
"Dave brings both solid technical qualifications and significant industry experience to our Board and will make a valuable addition to our team," said Allen Leschert, CEO and Board Chairman. "I've enjoyed working with Dave in the past and look forward to his contributions to the Board of Northaven."
The foregoing appointment will take effect immediately.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of NORTHAVEN RESOURCES CORP.
Malcolm B. Fraser, President
This news release may contain assumptions, estimates, and other forward-looking statements regarding future events. Such forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties and are subject to certain factors, many of which are beyond Northaven's control, which may cause actual results or performance to differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.
Northaven Resources Corp.
Northaven Resources Corp.
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