Toronto, ON: HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) is pleased to announce the addition of Joseph Conway and James Gallagher to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Harte Gold. Mr. Conway will also assume the position of Chair of the Audit Committee.
Pursuant to the press release announced August 28, 2019, part of the Governance Committee’s mandate was to identify two independent director candidates. The focus was on candidates who will provide operational experience, financial acumen and corporate leadership to help guide the continued ramp-up of the Sugar Zone mine. After completing an in-depth review of potential candidates, the Governance Committee unanimously agreed on its recommendations to the Board. The Company is pleased to welcome both Joseph Conway and James Gallagher to the Board of Directors of Harte Gold.
Mr. Conway, B.Sc., MBA, has 30 years of executive leadership and financial industry experience. Mr. Conway previously served as President and CEO of Primero Mining prior to its acquisition by First Majestic Silver Corp. in 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Conway was President and CEO of IAMGOLD from 2003 to 2010. During this period, Mr. Conway led IAMGOLD through its transformation from a junior joint venture company to a $6 billion leading mid-tier gold producer. During his executive leadership, Mr. Conway has been involved in strategic development including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and accessing the capital markets for over US$1.2 billion in debt and equity.