Estrella Gold Corporation (TSXV:EST) announced that John R. Wilson has been appointed as the Company’s new President and CEO. Mr. Wilson was previously the President of Animas Resources Ltd.
As quoted in the press release:
Mr. Wilson has over forty years of experience and success in all aspects of base and precious metals exploration, discovery, reserve definition, and mine development. His work has included discoveries in Brazil, Nevada, and Peru. He has also done detailed evaluations of numerous deposits and prospect types in varying geological settings throughout the western U.S., Russia, Chile, Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Central America, and Asia. His work for Cyprus Minerals Company, Codelco Corporation, Amoco, AMAX Mining Corporation, and Essex has ranged from initial prospect evaluation to the design and management of regional exploration, deposit modeling, and development programs. Mr. Wilson has a strong field orientation with excellent development skills and a proven record of discovery.
Estrella Gold Corporation Interim CEO, Mark Brown said:
We are very lucky to have someone of the geological and local Peruvian exploration experience that John has. The Board is very pleased that he has agreed to be the new President of Estrella.