Hemstead is currently CFO of Bluestone Resources Inc, where he holds a crucial role in moving the Cerro Blanco gold project toward production. He is also a director and audit committee chair at Fiore Gold Ltd, a growth-oriented gold producer.
Before that, he served as a senior financial executive at Capstone Mining Corp, where he helped the company transition from a development-stage mining company to an intermediate producer.
All told, Hemstead brings more than 20 years of experience in financial management, corporate finance, project finance, treasury, commercial banking, marketing/sales, financial risk management, insurance, and tax planning.
In turn, Fireweed accepted the resignation of Richard Hajdukiewicz from the board. The company thanked Hajdukiewicz, a founder of the company, for his years of service.
Fireweed is advancing its district-scale 544-square-kilometer Macmillan Pass project in Yukon, Canada, which hosts its 100% owned Tom and Jason zinc-lead-silver deposits, which boast large mineral resources and a preliminary economic assessment.
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