TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/13 -- Brionor Resources Inc. ("Brionor" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: BNR) announces the following changes to its Board of Directors. Effective June 11, Mr. Robert Leckie has resigned as a Director of the Company. Replacing Mr. Leckie on the Board, is Mr. Brian Gavin.
Mr. Gavin is a certified professional geologist, has 30 years experience in all phases of mineral exploration, project evaluation and project management. He has worked in the field as a project manager and consultant in base metal, precious metal and industrial minerals programs in the US, Mexico, Nigeria, Romania and Argentina. He is responsible for grassroots gold, silver and copper discoveries in the United States, and Argentina. His exploration successes include the currently producing San Jose gold/silver mine and the newly discovered, billion tonne Los Azules porphyry copper deposit, both in Argentina.
Mr. Gavin most recently was co-founder, President, CEO and Director of Franconia Minerals Corporation. Mr. Gavin led Franconia from its inception as a private company to a full listing on the TSX. During his tenure the Birch Lake Cu-Ni-PGM deposit in Minnesota was increased in size from 32mT to approximately 200mT, leading to a successful sale of the company.
Previously Mr. Gavin co-founded and served as Vice President of Exploration of Minera Andes Inc from 1994 to 2009. From 1981 to 1993 he was a consultant with Ernest K. Lehmann & Associates Inc, a geological mining consulting firm.
We would like to thank Mr. Leckie for his contribution while a member of the Board of the Company.
In conjunction with his nomination to the Board, and in accordance with the Company's Stock Option Policy, Mr. Gavin will be issued 200,000 stock options.
Brionor is a junior mining exploration company with a portfolio of exploration projects including the 100% owned Pitt Gold Project in Quebec.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Brionor Resources Inc.
President & CEO
Brionor Resources Inc.
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