First Mining Gold Corp (TSE:FF) (OTCQX:FFMGF) (FRA:FMG) announced a couple of new executive appointments on Monday with the addition of Leanne Hall to its board of directors and Richard Huang as vice president, corporate development.
New board member Hall is CEO of Creative Fire and she led Deloitte’s Indigenous practice, which served over 275 communities across Canada. She was also a director for the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and is a current member of the board of governors at Wilfrid Laurier University in Kitchener, Ontario.
Hall is also a WXN Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada award winner.
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"We are delighted to have someone with Leanne's professional and board experience join First Mining as an independent director," said Keith Neumeyer, First Mining’s chair.
"Leanne's experience as CEO of Creative Fire and her previous role as National Leader of the Deloitte Indigenous practice, brings us significant experience in business leadership and the ability to build our relationships with stakeholders, Indigenous communities and government."
Another addition to the First Mining team is Richard Huang as vice president corporate development. Huang has more than 10 years of experience in corporate finance, M&A and capital markets in the mining and resource sector. Previously, Huang held roles at the investment banking group of National Bank covering the mining sector and worked at the equity capital markets group at Scotiabank.
"We are excited to welcome Richard to the First Mining team,” CEO Dan Wilton told shareholders.
“Richard brings over 10 years of experience in corporate finance, M&A and capital markets, which will help us with our continued focus on unlocking value from our non-core assets while continuing to execute our growth strategy."
First Mining is a Canadian gold developer focused on the development and permitting of the Springpole Gold Project in northwestern Ontario.
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