Focus Metals appoints former advisor to Makivik Corp as new board member

Via Scoop.itNunavut

[excerpt] Junior miner Focus Metals(CVE:FMS) has appointed professional geoscientist Marc-André Bernier to its board of directors effective immediately, the company said Thursday. Bernier has 27 years of applied geoscientific research and project management experience.
Currently, he is a senior geoscientist for Chibougamau-based Table Jamésienne de Concertation Minière (TJCM) at its applied research division. From 2009 to 2011, Bernier acted as senior mining industry advisor to Makivik Corp., an organization that protects the economic rights and interests of the Inuit of Nunavik. Since November 2010, he has also acted as senior technical advisor to Focus on the Lac Knife graphite project, and for the review of new business development opportunities. In addition, Bernier is a director of Majescor Resources (CVE:MJX) and its unit Simact Alliance Copper-Gold. He is a registered geoscientist and practicing member of the Ordre des géologues du Québec. Bernier also has a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in geology from the University of Ottawa. “Marc-André brings to the board a wealth of experience in applied geoscientific research and mineral exploration project management,” chief executive Gary Economo said in a statement. “I am delighted Marc-André will be joining our leadership team at Focus, where I am confident he will make a valuable contribution to the next phase of our company’s growth and development strategy.” Last month, the miner announced it acquired 65 claims in south-western Quebec from vendors for $60,000. […]


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