OTTAWA, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Northern Shield Resources Inc. ("Northern Shield") (TSXV: NRN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Scott Jobin-Bevans to the board of directors of Northern Shield. Dr Jobin-Bevans is the past President of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) and a founder and director of Caracle Creek International Consulting ("Caracle Creek"). Caracle Creek is a Canadian-South African geological consultant group with a strong background in PGE exploration. He joined Northern Shield as an advisor earlier this year and has over 25 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry including a focus on platinum group elements.
Scott replaces John Pederson who has elected to step down from the board of Northern Shield after being a director for over 12 years. He will remain as a technical advisor to Northern Shield. "John was a founding director of Northern Shield and we are sorry to see him leave," said Mr. Ian Bliss, Northern Shield's President and Chief Executive Officer, "he has been a most valuable member of the board and a mentor to myself."
Northern Shield is an innovative, results-driven Canadian company focused on Ni-Cu-PGE exploration in Ontario and Quebec and Cu-Zn-Ag mineralization at Wabassi. Its mission is to create a successful mineral exploration company through technical excellence and efficient management, where success is measured by the identification and development of high-quality mineral exploration projects, which may ultimately be optioned, sold or developed for maximum return on investment.
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