Griffin Mining Ltd (“Griffin” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Rupert Crowe as a non executive director of the Company.
Mr Crowe, aged 64, is a graduate geologist from Trinity College Dublin. He was the founding chairman and managing director of CSA Global Pty Ltd, a mining consultancy company founded in Ireland in 1983 and now headquartered in Australia. He is a specialist in zinc-lead exploration and was involved as a principal in the discovery and development of several notable mines. He has served on the board of four public companies listed in Dublin, London, Vancouver and Australia. As a consultant, he was responsible for the re-interpretation of the Caijiaying Zone III pre-mining resource model and also as project manager for the start-up development of the Caijiaying mine between 2003 and 2005. Later, he oversaw the discovery of the Zone II ore body at Caijiaying. He is currently a non-executive director of CSA Global Pty Ltd and Spitfire Oil Ltd.
Chairman, Mr Mladen Ninkov, commented “I and my fellow directors are delighted to have Rupert Crowe as a director of the Company. Rupert brings to the Company a wealth of geological and mining knowledge and experience. Having assisted Griffin in the past in developing the Caijiaying Zinc Gold Mine, Rupert is well versed in the Company’s business and its dealings in China. He will be an invaluable addition to the Board as Griffin further develops Caijiaying and seeks opportunities elsewhere”
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Save for the above, there is no further information required to be disclosed under Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules in relation to the appointment of Rupert William Ashton Crowe.