GPM Metals Announces Appointment of Peter Walsh as Chief Executive Officer and Grant of Options
Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - June 3, 2021) - GPM Metals Inc ("GPM or the Company") (TSXV: GPM) announces the appointment of Peter Walsh as Chief Executive Officer and Director.
Dan Noone, Chairman of the Board, commented, "On behalf of the Board of GPM, I am very pleased to welcome Peter as CEO and Director. Peter brings a wealth of Australian Government and Private Sector experience that will be instrumental in helping GPM move forward with our Walker Gossan Project. In addition, Peter will be relocating to Brisbane, to ensure our leadership will be on the ground in Australia, closer to our industry, government and community partners."
Peter Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, commented, "I am very excited to join GPM at an important crossroads in their history and look forward to working with the parties involved to help move the Walker Gossan project forward."
Peter Walsh has worked in senior ministerial advisory roles at both the Australian Federal and State levels as well as in the commercial sector. In particular, Peter was instrumental in the government consideration and delivery of major infrastructure projects including: the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project, the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing and the Roads to Recovery Program.
The Company also announces that it has granted to Peter Walsh the amount of 1,300,000 options being exercisable at a price of $0.10 per share until June 1, 2026. The options vest in accordance with the stock option plan of the Company.
About GPM Metals Inc.
GPM Metals Inc. is a zinc focused exploration company with offices in Toronto and Brisbane. The Company's current holdings include the district scale Walker Gossan Project, NT, Australia, a joint venture with Rio Tinto Exploration Pty Limited.
For further information contact:
GPM Metals Inc.
Dan Noone, Chairman
Suite 1101 - 141 Adelaide Street West,
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3L5
Telephone : + 416 628-5904
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