Deep-South Resources Board Of Directors Will Start Search To Replace The Late Mr. John Akwenye As Chairman; Board Has Nominated Jean-luc Roy As Acting Chairman

2022-07-27 09:09:29

VANCOUVER, BC, July 27, 2022 /CNW/ – Deep-South Resources Inc. (“Deep-South” or the Company) (TSXV: DSM) announces that its Board of Directors will start the search to find and appoint a new Chairman or Chairwoman to replace the late Mr. John Akwenye who passed in May 2022. In the mean time, the Directors have nominated Mr. Jean-Luc Roy to the position of Acting Chairman of the Board.

Mr. Roy is a Director of the Board since May 2018. He has been a major contributor to the development of several important corporations in Africa during the last 30 years working for majors, mid-tiers and junior exploration companies. 

Mr. Roy extensive exploration and mining company experience includes:

  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd: Managing Director in Democratic Republic of Congo;
  • El Nino Venture Inc: President & CEO, mainly focusing on Democratic Republic of Congo project acquisitions financing and management;
  • Ampella Mining Ltd (division of Centamin PLC): Chief Operating Officer, supervising exploration and development of the projects in West Africa;
  • Resolute Mining Ltd: General Manager, Supervising all operations in Mali.

Mr. Roy is presently a Director for Can Alaska Uranium (TSX:CVV) and Nine Miles Metals (CSE: NINE)

About Deep-South Resources Inc.

Deep-South Resources is a mineral exploration and development company. Deep-South’s growth strategy is to focus on the exploration and development of quality assets in significant mineralized trends and in proximity to infrastructure in stable countries. In using and assessing environmentally friendly technologies in the development of its copper project, Deep-South embraces the green revolution.

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