VANCOUVER, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – eCobalt Solutions Inc. (“eCobalt” or “the Company”) (TSX: ECS, OTCQX: ECSIF) is pleased to announce the appointments of Ms. Fiona Grant Leydier to the position of V.P. of Investor Relations, and Mr. Don Rowles to the position of Mine Controller based in Salmon, Idaho.
Ms. Grant Leydier will oversee all corporate communications, investor and public relations functions for eCobalt and its subsidiaries. Ms. Grant Leydier joins eCobalt with over 12 years of experience leading multi-faceted stakeholder communications for international publicly traded companies across diversified industries. With a primary focus on the natural resource sector, Ms. Grant Leydier has led investor relations for numerous companies listed on the TSX and TSX-V in Canada, and advised FTSE 100 and 250 clients in the United Kingdom in the areas of corporate and stakeholder communications.
Mr. Rowles will oversee all accounting and financial reporting aspects of the Idaho Cobalt Project’s operations based in Salmon, Idaho. Mr. Rowles, a Nevada licensed CPA, previously served 12 years with Thompson Creek Metals Company as Mine Controller at both Thompson Creek Mine in Challis, Idaho and Mount Milligan Mine in British Columbia, and as Corporate Controller in the corporate office in Denver, Colorado. His experience covers multiple aspects of financial management for private and publicly traded companies.
“The appointment of Fiona as V.P. of Investor Relations and Don as Mine Controller completes an important step in our evolution towards being the first primary Cobalt producer in North America,” stated Paul Farquharson, eCobalt’s President and CEO. “Fiona’s background in communications combined with finance and corporate governance and Don’s extensive experience overseeing all accounting and finance related aspects of mining operations will both prove invaluable in advancing the Idaho Cobalt Project through financing and production. They are both great additions to eCobalt’s team.”
About eCobalt Solutions Inc.
eCobalt is a well-established Toronto Stock Exchange listed company committed to providing ethically produced, environmentally sound, battery grade cobalt products, essential for the rapidly growing rechargeable battery and renewable energy sectors, made safely, responsibly, and transparently in the United States. The Company’s ICP, located in East Central Idaho, is the only environmentally permitted, primary cobalt project in the United States. It is 100% owned by the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Formation Capital Corporation, U.S.
For more information visit www.ecobalt.com.
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