Rupert Resources Ltd. (“Rupert” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results of its recently completed Annual General and Special Meeting of shareholders. All matters submitted to shareholders, including the election of James Withall, Susan Milton, Brian Hinchcliffe, Mike Sutton and Robert Suttie as directors, were approved. Mr. Rob Suttie has joined the Board in place of Mr. Arthur Millholland, who did not seek re-election as a director of the Company at the Meeting.
Brian Hincliffe, Executive Chairman said “We are pleased to welcome Rob Suttie to the Board of Rupert Resources, who brings a wealth of expertise as we move the business forward. On behalf of the directors I would like to thank Arthur Millholland for his efforts over the period where Rupert completed its transformational acquisition of the Pahtavaara Project in Finland.”
Mr. Suttie currently works with Marrelli Support Services as its senior manager of financial reporting and compliance, possessing more than twenty years of experience, ten of which were in public accounting prior to his tenure with that company. Mr. Suttie specializes in management advisory services, accounting and the financial disclosure needs of the group’s public client base. In addition to managing the group’s financial-statement and disclosure team, Mr. Suttie also serves as Chief Financial Officer for a number of junior mining companies listed on the TSX and TSX-V, leveraging his skills and experience to become integral to the reporting issuers. Mr. Suttie graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a BA.
Rupert is a Canadian based gold exploration and development company that is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “RUP”. The Company owns the Pahtavaara gold mine, mill, and exploration permits and concessions located in the Central Lapland Greenstone Belt in Northern Finland (see the Company’s November 9, 2016 press release). The Company also holds a 100% interest in the Gold Centre property, which consists of mineral claims located in the Balmer Township, Red Lake Mining Division of Ontario.
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