Vancouver, Canada ‒ Mark Morabito, Chairman and CEO of King & Bay, would like to congratulate Lithion Energy Corp. (“Lithion”) (TSX-V: LNC) on the recent appointment of two mining veterans to Lithion’s leadership team to help drive mining asset acquisition. Lithion announced in April 2019, that Canadian mining financier and CIBC Global Mining Group Co-Founder, Mr. Warren Gilman has become Lithion’s Chairman of the Board and Mr. Alex Granger has become Lithion’s CEO and Director. Please visit Lithion’s website to read the full news release dated May 3, 2019.
“As a respected and accomplished global mining financer, industry trailblazer and business executive, we are privileged to welcome Warren to Lithion’s Board of Directors, where he will serve a Chairman role of a TSXV-listed company for the first time in his career. Warren is the perfect person to help Lithion escalate the momentum required to find world-scale discoveries and mine development projects in North America and the globe.” stated Mark Morabito, Executive Chairman of King & Bay.
Warren has 30 years of experience as a deal-maker in the metals and mining sector. He co-founded the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce global mining team in Toronto in 1988. He subsequently led the team's efforts out of Australia and Hong Kong. During his career, Warren participated in many of the largest mining transactions in Canadian corporate history and was adviser to some of the largest mining companies in the world, including BHP, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Noranda, Falconbridge, Meridian Gold, China Minmetals, Jinchuan and Zijin.
We also welcome Alex who will be appointed as Lithion’s CEO and Director. Alex has 15 years of experience in the investment banking and capital market industry, covering the metals and mining sector. Ten of those years were spent in the Asia Pacific region with CIBC, covering companies based in East Asia and Australia.
Their decades of experience in the resource industry, especially in developing international mining businesses in emerging markets, will breathe new opportunity for Lithion as they evaluate new assets.
For more information on Lithion Energy, please visit www.lithionenergycorp.com.
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