Honey Badger Exploration Inc.

Honey Badger Exploration Inc.

September 24, 2013 08:00 ET

Honey Badger Appoints New Chairman of the Board and Officers

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 24, 2013) - Honey Badger Exploration, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TUF) ("Honey Badger" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of the following new directors and officers of the Company:

  • Mr. John P. Sanderson, Q.C., C.Med., C.Arb has been appointed as Chairman of the Board
  • Mr. Richard E. Schler, MBA, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr. Quentin Yarie, P. Geo., has been appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Peter D. Liabotis, CPA,CA, has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer

John P. Sanderson as Chairman of the Board

Mr. Sanderson, is a mediator, arbitrator, consultant and lawyer called to the Bar in Ontario and British Columbia. Mr. Sanderson has considerable experience as a mediator, facilitator and arbitrator across Canada in commercial transactions including insurance claims, corporate contractual disputes in construction matters, environmental disputes, inter-governmental disputes, employment matters and aboriginal relations and claim disputes. Mr. Sanderson has represented parties ranging from trade unions to the Federal Government, major banks and financial institutions, construction companies, and resource industries.

Richard E. Schler as Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Schler has worked for the Company and been a director since February 2008. During that period he held various positions including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President. Before joining Honey Badger, Mr. Schler held various senior management positions with noted corporations in the manufacturing sector. Mr. Schler has over 30 years of financial management, engineering and business operations experience, he holds a MBA (Masters of Business Administration) from Western University with a background in Mechanical Engineering.

Quentin Yarie as President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Yarie has served as the Company's Senior Vice President of Exploration since January 2010. An experienced geophysicist and a successful entrepreneur, Mr. Yarie has over 20 years of project management and business development experience in the mining and environmental/engineering sectors, and has held positions of increasing responsibility with a number of Canadian-based geophysical service providers.

From 1992-2001 Mr. Yarie was a partner of a specialized environmental and engineering consulting group where he managed a number of large projects including the ESA of the Sydney Tar Ponds, the closure of the Canadian Forces Bases in Germany and the Maritime and Northeast Pipeline project.

Peter D. Liabotis as Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Liabotis has served on the Company's Audit Committee and as a director of the Company since 2009. Mr. Liabotis is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant with over 16 years of post-qualification experience. Mr. Liabotis articled for both KPMG and PriceWaterhouseCoopers and served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Olympia Capital from 1998 to 2008. Mr. Liabotis' diverse and international work experience in auditing has encompassed the mining, retail, manufacturing investment fund, and insurance sectors.

About Honey Badger Exploration Inc.

Honey Badger Exploration is a gold and base-metals exploration company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "TUF". For more information, please visit our website at http://www.honeybadgerexp.com.

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