Halifax, Nova Scotia (May 17, 2022) – E-Tech Resources Inc., (TSXV: REE), announces that Daniel Whittaker has been appointed as the Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis, effective immediately. Mr. Whittaker replaces Berend Gert-Jan Loois as the Corporation’s CEO, and as a director and officer of its subsidiaries.
Mr. Whittaker will retain his role as a director and Board Chair of the Corporation. Mr. Whittaker is the current CEO of Antler Gold Inc. and has held senior positions in the mineral industry for the last 25 years. He is a founder of GoGold Resources Inc., a mineral exploration, development and production company, and held senior management positions with GoGold from January 2008 to January 2016 and also served as a director of GoGold from inception to January 2013. He founded Ucore Rare Metals Inc. in 2006 and served as an officer and director to March 2008.
The Corporation also announces the appointment of Christopher Drysdale as interim VP Operations. Mr. Drysdale is an experienced professional with international experience in the mineral and exploration industry. He currently serves as VP Operations and Corporate Development for Antler Gold Inc. and has a progressive and diverse background with extensive work experience in Namibia.
About E-Tech Resources
E-Tech Resources Inc. is a rare earth exploration and development company focused on developing its Eureka Rare Earths Project in Namibia. The Eureka Project is located approximately 250 km north-west of Namibia’s capital city Windhoek and 140km east of Namibia’s main industrial port Walvis Bay. The project is situated next to the national B1 highway in the Erongo Region of Namibia. The Eureka deposit lies in the Southern Central Zone of the Neoproterozoic Damara Belt within Exclusive Prospecting License (“EPL”) number EPL 6762, which covers farms Eureka 99 and Sukses 90. Namibia is recognized as one of Africa’s most politically stable jurisdictions, with an extremely well-established national infrastructure and a clear and transparent mining law. The Corporation continues to assess new project opportunities and expand its Southern African portfolio.
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