TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 9, 2013) - Emerita Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EMO) (the "Company" or "Emerita") welcomes Ms. Catherine Stretch to its Board of Directors.
Ms. Stretch has been Chief Executive Officer of DT Plantations Limited, a 40,000 hectare palm oil plantation under development in southern Philippines, since mid-2012. Previously, Catherine was a partner and the Chief Operating Officer of a Canadian investment firm, which had $1 billion in assets under management and focused on managing resource oriented investment funds. In this role Catherine helped research, develop and structure early stage investments and investment vehicles in Canada and overseas, worked with legal teams, securities regulators and local partners and oversaw day-to-day operations and financial reporting requirements of the company. Catherine has a BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA in International Business from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Mr. David Gower, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Emerita, states: "Catherine's skills and experience with financing and developing resource projects internationally, including responsibility for regulatory and financial reporting issues, make her an excellent addition to the board. We look forward to working with Catherine as we continue to develop Emerita's projects."
About Emerita Gold Corp.
Emerita is a natural resource company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties in Spain, with a primary focus on exploring the Las Morras Property in the Extremedura Region of Spain.
Emerita Gold Corp.
Joaquin Merino, President & CEO
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