Focus Graphite Inc. (TSXV:FMS) appointed Don Baxter as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
As quoted in the press release:
Mr. Baxter served as President of Northern Graphite Corporation between February 2, 2011 and July 8, 2013 and was responsible for all technical aspects relating to the Bissett Creek graphite project including the bankable feasibility study, metallurgical test work and environmental and mine permitting.
He also served as Mine Superintendent at the Kearney Graphite mine when it operated in the 1990s. Mr. Baxter served as a Director of Mining at Ontario Graphite Ltd. He holds a BSc. (Eng.) degree in mining engineering from Queen’s University, is a Registered Professional Engineer and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101.
Focus Graphite Inc. CEO, Gary Economo, said:
Mr. Baxter’s appointment completes our world class management team as we move towards Lac Knife’s full development. The timing of Don’s departure from Northern Graphite coincided with our long-planned corporate moves. The coincidental timing of his availability and the finalization of Lac Knife’s pilot floatation plant results were propitious. We’re very pleased to have Don as a member of the Focus team.