QUESNEL, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2017) - Prosper Golds Corp. ("Prosper Gold" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:PGX) announces the appointment of Dexter John to the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. John is an independent director and brings strong qualifications and skills to the Board.
Mr. John (B.A., LL.B., ICD.D) is the Executive Vice President of D. F. King, Canada's preeminent corporate governance, proxy solicitation firm. Dexter is responsible for growing the Canadian business and managing the corporate governance platform. He has over 20 years of experience in the capital markets and has spent six years in structured finance where he executed over $4 billion in transactions. Mr. John also brings with him a strong knowledge of corporate law and a thorough understanding of the financial markets. Dexter has worked at a major Canadian law firm as a Securities Associate, focusing on the public equities market with emphasis on mergers and acquisitions.
In addition, Dexter also has regulatory experience through his tenure at the Investment Dealers Association (now IIROC), Ontario Securities Commission and the Toronto Stock Exchange. Dexter recently resigned as Chairman of the Board of Partners Real Estate Investment Trust and currently is still a board member of Augustine Ventures Inc. a gold exploration company that recently merged with Red Pine Exploration. Dexter holds a Bachelor of Arts, an LL.B. designation and the ICD designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
The Company also announces that it appointed Sara McManus (B.Comm) as its Corporate Secretary. Mrs. McManus has been with Prosper Gold in various key roles since its inception in 2012 and was previously the Executive Assistant at Richfield Ventures Corp.
"We look forward to having Dexter on the board and believe that his skill-set and experience add value to the board and will translate to increased shareholder value," said Peter Bernier, President and CEO.
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