June 10, 2021 (Vancouver, BC): LaSalle Exploration Corp. (“LaSalle” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: LSX)
is pleased to announce that Mr. Ron Stewart has been appointed to LaSalle’s management team as Vice-President, Corporate Development effective immediately.
Ian Campbell, President and CEO commented, “I am delighted to welcome Ron, who brings a wide spectrum of valuable skillsets and expertise to our management team. His diverse career spans all phases of exploration and development, many years in the equity capital markets as an award-winning research analyst and investment banker, financing and investor relations. On behalf of the Board, we are very much looking forward to working with Ron on our growth strategy and immediate goals to bring LaSalle to the next level for our shareholders.”
During his career, Ron has served in all capacities of exploration and development including Senior Vice-President of Kinross Gold, where his responsibilities included the development of a global exploration strategy. This followed a 17-year career with Placer Dome Inc., where he held a variety of positions of increased responsibility in Canada and the Australasia ending as Vice-President Investor Relations where he was accountable for all corporate contacts with capital markets and the investment community and for the development of an integrated investor communication strategy. Ron also brings valuable experience with several junior mining companies including most recently as President and CEO of Beaufield Resources, which led to a successful takeover by Osisko Mining Inc., and an earlier role as President and CEO of Verena Minerals Ltd., renamed Belo Sun Mining Corp., focusing on the Volta Grande project in Brazil.
Ron gained diversified expertise working for 10 years in the capital markets and financial sector which included Head of Mining Research for Dundee Capital Markets, Managing Director of Investment Banking at Clarus Securities, and Managing Director Mining Research at Macquarie Capital Markets.
In conjunction with the appointment the Company has granted Ron a total of 500,000 incentive stock options, exercisable for a period of 5 years at $0.17 per share, subject to a vesting schedule with 1/3 of those options vesting every year for three years from the date of grant.
About LaSalle Exploration Corp.:
LaSalle is an exploration company focused on less explored districts of the Abitibi, recognized for mining investment based on mineral potential, policy and success, and the developing Eeyou Itschee-James Bay region in Québec. LaSalle is actively exploring Radisson as well as the Blakelock and Egan high-grade gold properties located in northeastern Ontario. LaSalle trades on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSX-V”) under the symbol “LSX”. Additional information about LaSalle can be found on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company’s website at www.lasallecorp.com.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
LASALLE EXPLORATION CORP.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Telephone: (604) 647-3966
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