Pitchblack Appoints Daniel Nocente as Chairman
Former Vice-Chairman of National Bank Financial
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/14/13 -- Pitchblack Resources
Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:PIT) ("Pitchblack" or the "Company") welcomes Mr.
Daniel Nocente as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr.
Nocente replaces Fred Leigh who had been in the role since July 2012
and has resigned as a director of the Company to focus on other
business endeavours. The Board of Directors expresses its gratitude
to Fred Leigh for his contribution to the Company and wishes him
success in his future endeavours.
Mr. Nocente was most recently the Vice-Chairman of National Bank
Financial (Corporate and Investment Banking) based in Vancouver,
having taken that position from his previous role as co-head of the
mining group at National Bank., Prior to joining National Bank, he
was Vice- Chairman and the BC Geographic Head for RBC Capital
Markets. In addition, he has held positions at several other
prominent investment banks in Canada. Daniel has worked at various
times in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and New York. He has a BA from
the University of British Columbia and an MBA from George Washington
University in Washington, DC.
The Company also announces that Bill Nielsen, P.Geo., will be working
with Pitchblack as an exploration consultant upon completion of the
acquisition of precious metal enriched base metal assets (see press
release dated December 17, 2012). Mr. Nielsen is an accredited
geologist with over 35 years of worldwide mineral exploration and
development experience. Most recently, he has been working as a
senior industry consultant to mining exploration companies working
with a variety of commodities in various countries and geological
environments. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Nielsen was the V.P. Exploration
of Nevsun Resources Ltd., where he played a significant role in the
discovery of the Bisha gold-VMS deposit in Eritrea. Mr. Don Dudek has
resigned as a Vice President of the Company. The Company thanks him
for his technical expertise and wishes him success in his future
About Pitchblack Resources Ltd.
Pitchblack has uranium, coal and gold assets in the Yukon Territory,
Canada. The Company is currently working on the proposed acquisition
of precious metal enriched
base metal assets located in Australia.
For further information please refer to the Company website at
This press release contains "forward-looking information" within the
meaning of applicable securities legislation. Forward-looking
information includes, but is not limited to, statements regarding the
appointments and the impact on the Company of these events.
Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks,
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Pitchblack Resources Ltd.
President and Chief Executive Officer
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