Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Changes to The Board of Directors
TORONTO and NEW YORK, June 4, 2020 – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX & OTCQX: MPVD) today announces changes to its Board of Directors.
The Company is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Ken Robertson to its Board of Directors. Mr. Robertson is a certified professional accountant and financial executive with strong financial experience in the mining industry. Mr. Robertson spent 36 years at Ernst & Young LLP and left the firm in 2015 as a partner and senior executive. Mr. Robertson’s professional experience with Ernst & Young included audit and accounting, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulatory compliance, fraud investigation, internal controls and expert witness and arbitration. Most recently, he serves as an independent director and chair of the audit committee on the boards Minkabu Inc, Avcorp Industries Incorporated, and SAIS. With over 40 years of extensive experience in the resource industry, Mr. Robertson will be an invaluable addition to the Company’s Board.
Following his decision to not seek re-election to the Board, Mr. William Lamb has resigned as a Director of the Company effective June 7th, 2020.
Jonathan Comerford, the Company’s Chairman commented: “We are pleased that Ken has agreed to join our board. His extensive knowledge and experience in the resource sector will be extremely valuable.”
Mr. Comerford added: “On behalf of us all, I would like to thank William for all his contributions to Mountain Province Diamonds over the past year and wish him success on his future endeavours. I would also like to thank William for his support and dedication over the past few weeks as the Company navigates the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic.”
About the Company
Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada Inc. in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine located in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The Gahcho Kué Joint Venture property consists of several kimberlites that are actively being mined, developed, and explored for future development. The Company also controls 67,164 hectares of highly prospective mineral claims and leases immediately adjacent to the Gahcho Kué Joint Venture property that include an indicated mineral resource at the Kelvin kimberlite and inferred mineral resources for the Faraday kimberlites.
For further information on Mountain Province Diamonds and to receive news releases by email, visit the Company’s website at www.mountainprovince.com.
For further information: Stuart Brown, President and CEO, 161 Bay Street, Suite 1410, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2S1, Phone: (416) 361-3562, E-mail: [email protected]; Keyvan Salehi, VP Corp Dev & Tech Services, 161 Bay Street, Suite 1410, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2S1, Phone: (416) 361-3562, E-mail: [email protected]