SOURCE: Nordic Nickel Ltd.

September 07, 2007 16:00 ET

NNKL Appoints New Chairman and CEO

VANCOUVER, CANADA--(Marketwire - September 7, 2007) - Nordic Nickel Ltd. (OTCBB: NNKL) is pleased to announce that Gary Artmont has been appointed Chairman of the Board and CEO.

With 33 years experience in the mining business, operating in 17 countries and familiar with all aspects of mineral exploration from grassroots to project feasibility, Mr. Artmont has evaluated numerous mining opportunities. In the late 1990s, as chief geologist for giant Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, based in Indonesia, Mr. Artmont was responsible for the management and coordination of a large helicopter-supported regional reconnaissance program. Duties included coordinating 600 field staff, 55 geologists and 7 contracting groups, budget formulation and data evaluation. During his tenure with Freeport, in excess of 120,000 meters of drilling was completed on 17 prospect areas, which resulted in the discovery of the 8,000,000-plus ounce Wabu gold deposit. In the mid-2000s, he evaluated acquisition opportunities in Eastern Europe, South America, Southeast Asia and Mongolia. His work focused on a wide range of commodities including copper, iron, coal and nickel. During his career, he has conducted over 150 site visits to producing mines located throughout the world.

Commenting on today's appointment, Mr. Artmont stated, "I am pleased to be given the opportunity to lead this company forward and thank Mr. MacKenzie and the rest of the Board of Directors for their confidence. One of the first things I will be doing is broadening the parameters of our asset identification program to include a wider range of base and precious metals, including gold and silver deposits, which may be located outside the Nordic region."

Mr. Artmont continued, "Over the past several months I have looked at many attractive deposits that offer substantial potential for rapid development. I intend to fast-track the due diligence process on some of these projects and to start building shareholder value."

Mr. Jim Mackenzie will remain a member of the Board of NNKL, however he will no longer be an officer of the company due to other business obligations that are demanding more of his time.


This release contains forward-looking statements that are based on the beliefs of Nordic Nickel Ltd.'s management and reflect Nordic Nickel Ltd.'s current expectations as contemplated under section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. When used in this release, the words "estimate," "project," "believe," "anticipate," "intend," "expect," "plan," "predict," "may," "should," "will," "can," the negative of these words, or such other variations thereon, or comparable terminology, are all intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the current views of Nordic Nickel Ltd. with respect to future events based on currently available information and are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties pertaining to development of mining properties, changes in economic conditions and other risks, uncertainties and factors, which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievement expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements to differ materially from the forward-looking statements.

Contact Information

  • On Behalf of the Board:

    Jim MacKenzie

    Nordic Nickel Ltd.
    Suite 300 - 1055 West Hastings St.
    Vancouver, B.C. Canada
    Phone: 604.960 0535