North American Nickel Inc. (TSXV:NAN,OTCBB:WSCRF) appointed James Sparling as Project Manager and Johan Krebs as Drill Geologist for its 2013 summer exploration program on the Company’s Maniitsoq property in Greenland. The drilling program is schedule to commence in June 2013.

As quoted in the press release:

Jim Sparling is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan (B.Sc. Geology – Advanced, 1984) and the Royal Roads University School of Business (MBA, 2003). He is a member in good standing with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. Jim has broad experience in base metals and gold exploration, including exposure to Komatiite intrusion-hosted nickel deposits. Prior to joining North American Nickel, he worked in various senior managerial roles for a number of Vancouver based resource development companies from 2003 to 2012. He worked as a Project Geologist, Geophysical Crew Chief and Senior Exploration Geologist with Hudbay Minerals Inc. from June 1, 1994 to April 1, 2003.

Johan worked for the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland on numerous Greenland projects upon graduation and more recently in Manitoba for Halo Resources Inc. and Hudbay Minerals Inc. in the Flin Flon – Snow Lake greenstone belt. He brings with him a strong knowledge base in various kinds of economic mineral deposits and has extensive experience in managing drill and field programs. He is a member in good standing with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba.

North American Nickel Inc. COO, Neil Richardson, said:

We are pleased to have Jim and Johan join the geological team for our 2013 exploration program at Maniitsoq, Greenland. I have worked with both men in the past and have recommended them to the NAN board to assist us with the much bigger and more complex program this summer. Jim brings excellent managerial skills and geophysical knowledge to the team. Johan has extensive experience in Greenland and drill supervision which will assist in planning and executing this years’ greatly expanded drill program. The broad experience base of both further strengthens NAN’s technical team in the field.

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