This appointment will be effective on November 1, 2020, as the company approaches its planned listing on the TSX Venture Exchange.
With more than 30 years of mineral industry exploration, evaluation and development experience, Peregoodoff will assist Tempus build its local presence as it aggressively pursues evaluation and development of the Blackdome-Elizabeth Gold Project in British Columbia.
Chairman Alexander Molyneux said: “Tom is a well-respected geoscientist and corporate leader in Vancouver and I welcome his timely addition to Tempus’ board.
“With the very active exploration and evaluation works happening at Blackdome-Elizabeth and the planned TSX Venture listing, Tom’s presence and experience will be very valuable.”
As president and CEO of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd, Peregoodoff led the development of the Chidliak Diamond Project until the eventual sale of Peregrine to Debeers in 2018.
Prior to joining Peregrine, he spent 18 years with BHP and in his last role as vice president of Early Stage Exploration, he had global responsibility for early-stage exploration activities.
Peregoodoff has extensive global operations and business development experience.
He is a past director of Island Pacific School and is a current director of Toronto Stock Exchange-listed Mountain Province Diamonds Inc (TSE: MPVD).
The newly appointed director said: “I am delighted to be joining the great team at Tempus. It is an exciting time for the group as we advance our Blackdome-Elizabeth project and I am looking forward to working with the group as we execute our aggressive growth strategy.”
Peregoodoff holds a BSc. in Geophysics from the University of Calgary and resides in Vancouver.