SASKATOON, SK--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - GFG Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: GFG) (OTCQB: GFGSF) ("GFG" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Arnold Klassen to its Board of Directors ("Board"). Mr. Klassen will join the Board effective immediately.
"We are pleased to have Mr. Klassen bring his significant board experience to our team," stated Patrick Downey, Chair of the Board. "His wide range of expertise and skills, with a focus on accounting, finance and corporate governance, complement our Board well and will benefit the Company as we advance the Rattlesnake Hills Gold Project."
Mr. Klassen is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 35 years of experience in accounting, audit and tax, of which includes over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. Mr. Klassen is currently President of AKMJK Consulting Ltd., a private consulting company, and prior to that was the Vice President of Finance for Dynatec Corporation. Mr. Klassen has significant board experience which includes, Lake Shore Gold Corp., Claude Resources Inc. and Northern Superior Resources Inc. and is currently a director of Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. Mr. Klassen holds a degree in Commerce from the University of British Columbia and has obtained the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D designation.
GFG Resources Inc. is a publicly traded precious metals exploration company headquartered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada, whose shares trade on the Toronto Venture Stock Exchange (GFG) and on the OTCQB (GFGSF). The Company owns 100% of the Rattlesnake Hills Gold Project, a district scale gold exploration project located approximately 100 kilometers southwest of Casper, Wyoming U.S. The geologic setting, alteration and mineralization seen in the Rattlesnake Hills are similar to other gold deposits of the Rocky Mountain alkaline province which, collectively, have produced over 50 million ounces of gold.
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All forward-looking statements are based on various assumptions, including, without limitation, the expectations and beliefs of management, the assumed long-term price of gold, that the Company will receive required permits and access to surface rights, that the Company can access financing, appropriate equipment and sufficient labour, and that the political environment within the United States will continue to support the development of mining projects in the United States. In addition, the similarity or proximity of other gold deposits of the Rocky Mountain alkaline province to the Rattlesnake Hill Gold Project is not necessary indicative of the geological setting, alteration and mineralization of the Rattlesnake Hills Gold Project.
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