Norseman Silver Welcomes New Team Members & Grants Stock Options
Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire - November 6, 2023 – Norseman Silver Inc. (TSXV:NOC) (“Norseman” or the “Company”) announces that Merlin Mar-Johnson and Ken McNaughton have joined its technical team.
Merlin Marr-Johnson is a graduate in geology from Manchester University and holds a Master’s Degree in Mineral Deposit Evaluation from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College. He has 25 years’ experience in the minerals sector, including work as an exploration geologist for Rio Tinto, an analyst for HSBC and a portfolio manager for Blakeney Management. Merlin has worked on projects in South America, Africa, Central Asia and Europe, and as CEO he has brought two companies to AiM, London. He speaks several languages, including Spanish.
Mr. McNaughton is a professional geological engineer with over 30 years of global experience developing and leading mineral exploration programs. Prior to P2 Gold he was Chief Exploration Officer at Pretium Resources Inc., where he had been responsible for greenfield exploration programs since joining the company in 2011, shortly after it was formed to advance the early exploration-stage Brucejack Project. Prior to Pretium, Mr. McNaughton was Vice President, Exploration at Silver Standard Resources Inc. for 20 years, and he oversaw all exploration activities of the company including the exploration program for the Snowfield Project and the 2009 program when bonanza-grade drilling results established Brucejack as a high-grade gold discovery. Prior to Silver Standard, he was employed by Corona Corporation and its affiliate Mascot Gold Mines Ltd. as a project geologist and engineer for projects in British Columbia. Mr. McNaughton holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree and a Master of Applied Science degree in geological engineering from the University of Windsor. Currently he is the Chief Exploration Officer of P2 Gold which is completing a feasibility study of the Gabbs Copper Gold project located in Navada.
The Company further announces that its board of directors has approved a grant an incentive stock option (the "Option") to a consultant to acquire a total of 100,000 common shares in the capital of the Company at an exercise price of $0.12. The Option was granted pursuant to the Company's 10% rolling stock option plan (the "Plan") and i8s subject to the terms of the Plan, the grant agreement and the requirements of the TSX-V. The Option is exercisable for a five-year term expiring November 6, 2028.
About Norseman Silver
Norseman Silver’s shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol NOC and on the OTCQB under the symbol NOCSF. Learn more about Norseman Silver at www.norsemansilver.com.
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