New Island Resources Inc.

New Island Resources Inc.

November 17, 2011 10:59 ET

New Island Resources Inc. Announces Change to Board of Directors

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2011) - New Island Resources Inc. ("New Island") (TSX VENTURE:NIS.A) is pleased to report that Mr. Baxter Kean has joined the Board of Directors effective November 16, 2011.

Mr. Kean received both his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Geology from the Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, and has over 40 years in geology and mineral deposit studies. He worked with the Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, for 33 years as a project geologist and manager, and has been providing consulting services since his retirement in 2005. Mr. Kean has had a varied career including regional mapping, mineral deposit studies and client services. He has over 80 publications, abstracts and government reports and maps to his credit, and has received a number of awards and recognitions throughout his career. He is an active member and volunteer with local and national organizations and societies.

The company is pleased and honoured to be able to attract this gentleman to its Board and to be able to draw upon his valuable insight, experience and expertise.


Information concerning New Island can be accessed from the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) website at: under New Island's profile.


Harold Wareham, President and CEO

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Contact Information

  • New Island Resources Inc.
    Harold Wareham
    (709) 576-7711