Chief Financial Officer
Vancouver, BC / TNW-Accesswire / Apr 22 2014 / Golden Arrow Resources Corporation (TSX-V: GRG, FSE: GAC (WKN: A0B6XQ), "Golden Arrow" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the Company has appointed Mr. Darren Urquhart as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary effective April 17, 2014.
Mr. Urquhart is a Chartered Accountant with more than 10 years of experience working in both public practice and industry. Mr. Urquhart is presently engaged in public practice accounting offering CFO and accounting services to TSX Venture Exchange listed exploration companies in the Vancouver area. Mr. Urquhart began his career working as an audit accountant with Grant Thornton LLP, then later worked as a senior tax accountant with Lohn Caulder Chartered Accountants and more recently served as a consultant to an international private equity company. Mr. Urquhart obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 2001 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. In 1995, Mr. Urquhart obtained his B.A.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) from the University of British Columbia.
Mr. Urquhart replaces Mike Iannacone who will remain with the Company as a consultant to assist with the transition of the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary roles. The Board of Directors and management wishes to thank him for his service and wishes him success in his future endeavors.
The Company also announces it has granted incentive stock options to consultants, management company employees, officers and directors of the Company to purchase up to 380,000 common shares in the capital stock of the Company. These options are exercisable for a period of five years, at a price of $0.35 per share, and subject to a four-month hold period.
About Golden Arrow:
Golden Arrow is a Vancouver-based explorer focused on identifying, acquiring and advancing precious and base metal projects in Argentina with the goal of achieving a world class discovery. The core focus is on advancing the flagship Chinchillas Silver Project located in Jujuy, Argentina. Golden Arrow has a strong treasury which will allow the Company to advance its Chinchillas Silver Project. Golden Arrow will continue to execute its strategy to leverage the Company's exploration exposure by attracting partners to fund work on its other high quality mineral projects. Golden Arrow is a member of Grosso Group, a management company specialized in resource exploration, and working in Argentina where it is highly regarded and trusted since 1993.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Mr. Joseph Grosso, President & CEO
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