Jourdan Resources
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  • Jourdan Resources (JOR) has announced the appointment of Richard Quesnel as its Executive Chairman, effective immediately
  • Quesnel will guide the company forward as it embarks on extensive exploration programs across three lithium projects located in Quebec
  • Quesnel has over 40 years of senior mine management and engineering experience at large gold, copper, nickel and iron ore mining properties
  • Jourdan Resources is a Canadian junior mining exploration company
  • Jourdan Resources Inc. (JOR) is down 7.69 per cent, trading at C$0.06 per share at 12:38 pm ET

Jourdan Resources (JOR) has announced the appointment of Richard Quesnel as its Executive Chairman, effective immediately.

Quesnel will guide the company forward as it embarks on extensive exploration programs across three lithium projects located in Quebec. It includes a 20,000 meter drilling program developed in conjunction with North American Lithium Inc.. This forms part of NAL’s plans to commence lithium production at its NAL mine.

About Richard Quesnel

Quesnel served for over 5 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines of Montreal. He has over 40 years of senior mine management and engineering experience at large gold, copper, nickel and iron ore mining properties in Canada and the Western USA.

He has successfully developed, commissioned, operated and expanded mining operations, both open pit and underground. Since 1979, he has also worked as a mine manager or mining engineer of several mining companies. This includes Ledcor CMI Limited, JS Redpath Limited, Barrick Goldstrike, Quebec Cartier Mining and Placer Dome.

Quesnel is also a director of Sama Resources Inc. He is a Professional Mining Engineer in Quebec and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from McGill University. Quesnel lives in Montreal, Canada.

Rene Bharti, CEO of Jourdan, commented on the appointment.

“We are honoured to have someone with Quesnel’s business and technical expertise join as our Executive Chairman. Quesnel has a very good understanding of the region, and we anticipate that his guidance will be crucial to help Jourdan implement its plans to transition from an explorer to a producer. Quesnel has a proven track record of building resource companies, and we have no doubt that he will work to do the same for Jourdan Resources.”

Quesnel’s appointment follows the resignation of Stan Bharti as a director, and Dr. Andreas Rompel as the Executive Chairman of the company. Dr. Rompel will remain as a director of the company.

The company has granted 3,600,000 stock options to Quesnel. The stock options vest in equal quarterly installments over two years. It may be exercised at $0.065 per option for a period of five years from the date of grant. 

About Jourdan Resources

Jourdan Resources is a Canadian junior mining exploration company. It focuses on the acquisition, exploration, production, and development of mining properties in lithium and other minerals, primarily in Canada.

Jourdan Resources Inc. (JOR) is down 7.69 per cent, trading at C$0.06 per share at 12:38 pm ET.

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