Vancouver, BC, Canada –Patriot Battery Metals Inc. (the “Company” or “Patriot”) (TSXV: PMET) (OTCQB: PMETF) (FSE: R9GA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Brian Jennings, CPA, CA, B.Sc. as a Director of the Company effective immediately.
Blair Way stated: “We are very pleased to welcome Brian to the Patriot Battery Metals team as independent director and chairman of the audit committee. His resource sector strategic, financial, and operating skill set will greatly enhance our team moving forward as we continue to grow the company. Brian’s experience will be extremely valuable as the company grows the 100% owned Corvette Lithium property.
Mr. Jennings is a Chartered Accountant and geologist with 30 years of experience working as a senior financial executive and corporate restructuring professional. Mr. Jennings is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Generation Mining Limited which is developing a palladium – copper project in Marathon, Ontario. He has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of several public junior mining and technology companies during his career and spent nine years with Ernst & Young where he was Vice-President Corporate Restructuring and involved in several high-profile Canadian corporate restructurings.
The Company also announces the resignation of long-term Director, Mr. Adrian Lamoureux. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Lamoureux for his valued contribution to the Company over the many years he has been with the Company.
Blair Way further stated: “On behalf of the Company and the Board of Directors, I would like to sincerely thank Adrian for his contributions over the last 8 years and wish him well with future endeavors.”
The Company further announces the granting of 500,000 incentive stock options (the “Options”) to Mr. Jennings. The Options are exercisable at $2.58 per share for a period of three years from the date of grant. The Options have been granted under and are governed by the terms of the Company’s incentive stock option plan.
About Patriot Battery Metals Inc.
Patriot Battery Metals Inc. is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of mineral properties containing battery, base, and precious metals.
The Company’s flagship asset is the 100% owned Corvette Property, located proximal to the Trans-Taiga Road and powerline infrastructural corridor in the James Bay Region of Québec. The land package hosts significant lithium potential highlighted by the CV5-1 spodumene pegmatite corridor with drill intercepts of 1.22% Li2O and 138 ppm Ta2O5 over 152.8 m (CV22-030), and 2.22% Li2O and 147 ppm Ta2O5 over 70.1 m, including3.01% Li2O and 160 ppm Ta2O5 over 40.7 m (CV22-017). Additionally, the Property hosts the Golden Gap Trend with grab samples of 3.1 to 108.9 g/t Au from outcrop and 10.5 g/t Au over 7 m in drill hole, and the Maven Trend with 8.15% Cu, 1.33 g/t Au, and 171 g/t Ag in outcrop.
The Company also holds 100% ownership of the Freeman Creek Gold Property in Idaho, USA which hosts two prospective gold prospects – the Gold Dyke Prospect with a 2020 drill hole intersection of 4.11 g/t Au and 33.0 g/t Ag over 12 m, and the Carmen Creek Prospect with surface sample results including 25.5 g/t Au, 159 g/t Ag, and 9.75% Cu.
The Company’s other assets include the Pontax Lithium-Gold Property, QC; and the Hidden Lake Lithium Property, NWT, where the Company maintains a 40% interest, as well as several other assets in Canada.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
Blair Way, President, CEO, & Director
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