Senior Appointment in Egypt
Altus Strategies Plc / Index (EPIC): AIM (ALS) TSX-V (ALTS) OTCQX (ALTUF) / Sector: Mining
03 August 2021
Altus Strategies Plc
(“Altus” or the “Company”)
Senior Appointment in Egypt
Altus Strategies Plc (AIM: ALS, TSX-V: ALTS, OTCQX: ALTUF) announces the appointment of Mark Campbell to its senior management team with immediate effect. Mr Campbell has been appointed as the Chairman (Non-Executive) and Director of the Company’s 100% owned subsidiary Akh Gold Holdings Ltd and General Manager of the Egyptian branch, that is being incorporated, of that company’s 100% owned subsidiary Akh Gold Ltd (“Akh Gold”). Akh Gold has recently been awarded four gold projects covering 1,565 km2 of highly prospective terrain in the Eastern Desert of Egypt.
Steven Poulton, Chief Executive of Altus, commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Mark to the Altus team, reflecting our commitment to establish a significant gold exploration and development business in Egypt. Mark is based in Cairo and has unparalleled expertise, spanning three decades of operating in the natural resource sector in Egypt. He is the retired former President & CEO of TSX-V listed and Egypt focused Aton Resources Inc and has previously been a consultant to Pharaoh Gold Mines, a subsidiary of LSE and TSX listed Centamin Plc.
“Mark’s appointment follows the recent award of four gold projects totalling 1,565 km2 in the highly prospective Eastern Desert of Egypt. Our Egyptian field team has already commenced preliminary reconnaissance work on the ground, with a number of potential hard rock artisanal gold workings being visited. I look forward to updating shareholders on the results of this exercise in due course”.
Mark Campbell – Chairman (Akh Gold Holdings Ltd) & General Manager (Akh Gold)
Mr. Campbell is based in Cairo and has over 40 years’ experience in the mining, investment banking and petroleum industries, with 31 of those years being in Egypt. He is the retired former President and CEO of TSX-V listed Aton Resources Inc, having served as a Director between 2009 and 2021. Mr. Campbell was a former consultant to Pharaoh Gold Mines, a wholly owned subsidiary of LSE and TSX listed Centamin Plc. Prior to this he was involved in the drilling and oilfield services business, primarily operating in Egypt and Sudan. In addition, Mr. Campbell has held senior positions with a number of investment banks, including Salomon Brothers Inc, First Boston Corporation and Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb Inc. Mr. Campbell studied petroleum geology at Texas Tech University in the United States.
For further information you are invited to visit the Company’s website www.altus-strategies.com or contact:
|Altus Strategies Plc
Steven Poulton, Chief Executive
|Tel: +44 (0) 1235 511 767
|SP Angel (Nominated Adviser)
Richard Morrison / Adam Cowl
|Tel: +44 (0) 20 3470 0470|
|SP Angel (Broker)
Grant Barker / Richard Parlons
|Tel: +44 (0) 20 3470 0471|
|Shard Capital (Broker)
Isabella Pierre / Damon Heath
|Tel: +44 (0) 20 7186 9927|
|Yellow Jersey PR (Financial PR & IR)
Charles Goodwin / Henry Wilkinson
|Tel: +44 (0) 20 3004 9512
About Altus Strategies Plc
Altus Strategies (AIM: ALS, TSX-V: ALTS & OTCQX: ALTUF) is a mining royalty company generating a diversified and precious metal focused portfolio of assets. The Company’s focus on Africa and differentiated approach, of generating royalties on its own discoveries as well as through financings and acquisitions with third parties, has attracted key institutional investor backing. The Company engages constructively with all stakeholders, working diligently to minimise its environmental impact and to promote positive economic and social outcomes in the communities where it operates. For further information, please visit www.altus-strategies.com.
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