Tyhee Names Richard B. Evans to Slate of Board Nominees for Upcoming Annual
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/21/13 -- Tyhee Gold
Corp. (TSX VENTURE:TDC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that
Richard ("Dick") B. Evans has agreed to accept nomination as a member
of the Board of Directors at the Company's upcoming Annual General
A well recognized and respected business leader in Canada and
internationally, Mr. Evans has served as a director and/or senior
executive for a number private and publically traded companies over a
45-year career primarily in the metals and resource sector. He
currently serves as Chairman of the boards of Montreal based Resolute
Forest Products and Amsterdam based Constellium, and is an
independent director of Montreal based CGI and New York based Noranda
He recently served as interim Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
privately held Constellium, formerly Alcan Engineered Products, from
November 2011 to February 2012. He was President and CEO of Alcan
Inc. from 2006 until its merger with Rio Tinto Aluminum in October
2007. From 2007 through 2009, he served as Executive Director of Rio
Tinto PLC and Rio Tinto Ltd., and CEO of Rio Tinto Alcan (a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto.) He joined Alcan in 1997 after
a 27-year career with Oakland, California based Kaiser Aluminum and
From October 2005 to March 2006, Mr. Evans was Chief Operating
Officer of Alcan Inc. and, from 1997 to 2005, he held several
executive positions with that company, including President of Alcan
Aluminum Corporation. Prior to 2009, he had served on the boards of
Alcan Inc. (NYSE; TSX prior to its merger with Rio Tinto and Rio
Tinto plc (London Stock Exchange; NYSE (ADRs)) and Rio Tinto Limited
(Australian Stock Exchange) following the merger. Mr. Evans has also
served as Chairman of the Washington, D.C. based Aluminum Association
and the London based International Aluminum Institute and on the
Advisory Boards of the McGill Desautels Business School and the Kiel,
Germany based Global Economic Symposium. He is a graduate of Oregon
State University and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
"I and the other members of our Board are extremely pleased that Dick
cepted our invitation to join us at this critical time in
Tyhee's development," said Denis Taschuk, Chairman of the Board. "His
experience, reputation and financial acuity can only enhance the
significant strengths that we already have at both the Board and
"During my recent discussions with Dick, I was able to see why he is
so highly sought after as a Board member," said Brian Briggs, P.
Eng., Tyhee's President and Chief Executive Officer. "He has helped
guide several of the world's best known resource companies through
challenging periods of development and growth and we are honored to
have him agree to bring his experience to our team."
Richard Evans commented: "I have been impressed by the strength and
integrity shown by the Tyhee Board and its senior management as it
continues to advance the Yellowknife Gold Project in a difficult
investment market. I look forward to contributing in whatever way I
can to seeing this exciting gold project brought successfully into
Tyhee will also nominate Denis Taschuk as Chairman, as well as Dr.
Hans Black, Michael Sonnenreich, Dave Nickerson and Brian Briggs as
Directors at the upcoming Annual General Meeting, scheduled in
Vancouver on May 9, 2013.
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Tyhee Gold Corp.
Brian Briggs, P. Eng.
President & CEO
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