Augusta Gold (TSX: G) (OTCQB: AUGG) (FSE: 11B) today announced its appointment of Donald Taylor, currently serving as a director of the company, as its president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Maryse Belanger has resigned as CEO, president and a director of Augusta Gold for personal reasons. Taylor, currently chief executive officer of Titan Mining Corporation, has extensive experience spanning 30 years in mineral exploration with precious and base metals on five continents, taking projects from exploration to mine development. He is the recipient of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s 2018 Thayer Lindsley Award for the 2014 discovery of the Arizona-based Taylor lead-zinc-silver deposit. Taylor has served in various roles for large and small cap companies, including Arizona Mining, BHP Minerals, Bear Creek Mining, American Copper and Nickel, Doe Run Resources and Westmont Mining Company. He is a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and a licensed professional geologist in several eastern and western states.
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About Augusta Gold
Augusta Gold is a rapidly growing exploration and development company focused on building a long-term business that delivers stakeholder value through developing the Bullfrog Gold Project and pursing accretive M&A opportunities. The Bullfrog Gold Project is located in the prolific Bullfrog district approximately 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada and four miles west of Beatty, Nevada. The company controls approximately 7,800 acres of mineral rights including the Bullfrog and Montgomery-Shoshone deposits and has further identified significant additional mineralization around the existing pits and defined several exploration targets that could further enhance the project. The company is led by a management team and board of directors with a proven track record of success in financing and developing mining assets and delivering shareholder value. For more information, visit www.AugustaGold.com.
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