STORNOWAY ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS
Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY) is pleased to announce the following changes to the Company?s executive management team, effective immediately.
Ms. Zara Boldt, currently Stornoway?s Vice President, Finance, has been appointed to the additional role of Chief Financial Officer. Zara, a Certified General Accountant, held progressive positions with several mineral exploration companies prior to being appointed to her current position with Stornoway in 2007. As Chief Financial Officer, Zara will be tasked with the key financial management and planning functions of the company as it transitions from an exploration stage to a project development stage over the next few years.
In addition, M. Ghislain Poirier has been promoted to the role of Vice President, Public Affairs. Ghislain joined Stornoway from SOQUEM INC in July 2006 as Director, Environment and Public Affairs, and has worked effectively since that time to build to strong relationships with key government and community stakeholders at the Renard Diamond Project in north central Qu?bec. Ghislain is member of the Ordre des Ing?nieurs du Qu?bec and is currently the serving President of the Association de l'Exploration Mini?re du Qu?bec.
Matt Manson, Stornoway?s President and CEO, commented ?the appointments of Zara and Ghislain to more senior positions in the Company?s management team recognizes the competence and authority each brings to their respective roles. It also marks the beginning of a growth period for Stornoway as we work to build a leading, Qu?bec based mining team tasked with the development of Qu?bec?s first diamond mine.?
Stornoway Diamond Corporation
Stornoway Diamond Corporation is one of Canada's leading diamond exploration and development companies, involved in the discovery of over 200 kimberlites in six Canadian diamond districts. The Company benefits from a diversified diamond property portfolio, a strong financial platform and management and technical teams with experience in each segment of the diamond "pipeline" from exploration to marketing.
On behalf of the Board
STORNOWAY DIAMOND CORPORATION
/s/ ?Matt Manson?
President and Chief Executive Officer
For more information, please contact Matt Manson (President and CEO) at 416-304-1026
or Nick Thomas (Manager Investor Relations) at 604-983-7754 or toll free at 1-877-331-2232
Pour plus d? information, veillez contactez M. Ghislain Poirier (Directeur Environnement et Affaires Publiques) au 418-780-3938 ou firstname.lastname@example.org
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