Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting
Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 2, 2015 - Nord Gold N.V. (“Nordgold” or the “Company”, LSE: NORD), the internationally diversified, low-cost gold producer, announces that following the recommendation of the Board's Nomination Committee, John Munro has been nominated for election as an independent Non-Executive Director at Nordgold's Extraordinary General Meeting (“EGM”) which will be held on October 15, 2015.
Mr. Munro is an international mining industry executive with 25 years’ experience in the sector. Over the last fifteen years he led the development and growth of various mining businesses at a senior executive level in a number of countries and across a range of different commodities.
Nordgold will hold the EGM of the Company’s Shareholders at Apollolaan 15, 1077 AB Amsterdam, the Netherlands on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 10.00 CET.
David Morgan, Chairman of Nordgold, commented:
“We are pleased that John is able to commit his time and energy to Nordgold. He is a very strong candidate who, given his experience in the mining industry, would make an immediate contribution to Nordgold’s Board if shareholders were to support his nomination.”David Morgan, Chairman
The notice of EGM and related documents (including proxy forms) are now available on the Company's website at www.nordgold.com
Nordgold has submitted the Notice of EGM and Proxy Forms to the UK National Storage Mechanism.
Biographical details of Mr. John Munro:
Mr. Munro currently operates as an independent corporate finance and corporate development advisor to the mining industry, with a focus on African mining projects. Prior to this, he was a Director at First Reserve’s Mining Buyout Group in London. Between 2008-2012, he was Chief Executive Officer at Rand Uranium, where he was responsible for the establishment of a new gold and uranium company in South Africa. Between 2002-2008, Mr. Munro as an executive at Gold Fields Limited was variously responsible for corporate development, strategy and international operations and projects. Prior to that, he held various positions in Gold Fields Limited, Gold Fields of South Africa Limited and Northam Platinum Limited.
Mr. Munro has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town.
Nordgold (LSE: NORD) is an internationally diversified low-cost gold producer established in 2007 and publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange. The Company has expanded rapidly through carefully targeted acquisitions and organic growth, achieving a rate of growth unmatched in the industry during that period. In 2014, Nordgold’s gold production increased to 985 thousand ounces from 924 thousand ounces in 2013. The Company operates 9 mines and has 2 development projects, 4 advanced exploration projects and a diverse portfolio of early-stage exploration projects and licenses in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Russia, Kazakhstan, French Guiana and Canada. Nordgold employs more than 8,000 people.
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