Kermode Exploration Ltd.

April 22, 2010 16:12 ET

Kermode Exploration Announces Change of Officers and Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 22, 2010) - Kermode Exploration Ltd. ("Kermode" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Richard Nemis, John Harvey and David Graham have been appointed as directors of the Company. John Devine, Michael Shunock and Arthur Post have resigned as directors. Mr. Nemis has been appointed President and C.E.O. of the Company and John Devine has resigned as President.

Kermode also wishes to announce that it has called an Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders for June 1, 2010 to, amongst other things change the name of the Company to avoid confusion relating to a public company with a similar name, Kermode Resources Ltd.

Richard Nemis was the founder, President and C.E.O. of Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront") and John Harvey was the Chief Operating Officer during Noront's discovery of several mineral deposits in what is now known as the "Ring of Fire". As a result, earlier this year, Messieurs Nemis and Harvey were presented the Bill Dennis Award for a Canadian discovery or prospecting success by the Prospectors and Developers Association. Mr. Nemis is a director of several other resource companies.

Prior to his work with Noront, Mr. Harvey spent most of his professional career employed in mineral exploration with Noranda Inc., including his position as President of Hemlo Gold Mines and President of Noranda Exploration Company, Ltd.

In 1986 David B. Graham became President of R. Bruce Graham and Associates Ltd. a mining consulting firm that has served the mineral industry since 1956. Mr. Graham joined the board of Noront in December 2006, and was appointed Vice-President, Special Projects for Noront until January 2010. Mr. Graham has over thirty years of experience in the industry and has served as a director and manager of a number of private and public natural resource and mining concerns. His relevant experience has been in the fields of base and precious metals, uranium and industrial minerals and materials. Mr. Graham has worked in Canada, the United States, Scandinavia and Africa.

Mr. Nemis, on behalf of the board of directors, wishes to thank John Devine, Mike Shunock and Arthur Post to the services to the board of directors of the Company and their role in reactivating Kermode.

Contact Information

  • Kermode Exploration Ltd.
    Richard Nemis
    President and C.E.O.
    (416) 864-1456