OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Beaufield Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BFD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John E. MacLatchy as an independent director of the Corporation subject to regulatory approval. The Board of Directors has granted incentive stock options to Mr. MacLatchy to purchase up to an aggregate of 400,000 common shares in the capital stock of the Corporation exercisable for a period of 5 years at $0.38 per share.
John MacLatchy, a retired metallurgical engineer (Queen’s BSc 1964) and lawyer (Queen’s LLB 1967), worked for Environment Canada for 27 years. During his time with Environment Canada much of his work focused on the technical aspects of pollution control in mining and smelting. On the legal side, he was involved in drafting federal environmental legislation and was the primary draftsman of the federal Metal Mining Effluent Regulations.
He is the president of Golden Calumet Exploration Ltd, a private company, which owns the property of the former lead-zinc-silver producer, New Calumet Mines Ltd. In this capacity he has been involved with exploration for gold and base metals, and in mine reclamation and tailings management. He also has past experience in metallurgical work prior to joining Environment Canada.
The appointment of Mr. MacLatchy to the Board of Directors of the Corporation follows the resignation of Mr. Louis Dionne. The Corporation acknowledges the contributions of Mr. Dionne to the Corporation’s success and wishes him continued success.
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