MONTREAL, Jan. 20, 2020 — Origin Gold Corporation (“Origin Gold” or the “Company”) (TSXV: OIC) is pleased to announce that Deborah Battiston has been appointed as the chief financial officer and secretary of the Company and Jaime Lalinde has been appointed to the Company’s board of directors, each appointment to be effective immediately.
Ms. Deborah Battiston is a CPA-CGA, ICD.D and holds a BA in Economics from the University of Guelph. She has an extensive background with over 25 years of financial management which includes public companies, mergers and acquisitions, tax, and financing. Ms. Battiston also has broad experience with fast paced growth companies and infrastructure creation having managed the financial teams for many successful, international and domestic companies in the mining, technology and other sectors.
Mr. Jaime Lalinde is a former vice president of private banking at Citibank N.A. Mr. Lalinde spent 20 years in the banking industry, working for Chase Bank and then Citibank where he was team leader and country manager for the Mexican and Colombian jurisdictions. Mr. Lalinde received a B.A. at Bogota’s University of Los Andes and obtained Masters’ Degrees in philosophy and political science at the University of Illinois. Mr. Lalinde was the founder and President of La Esperanza Mining and helped found Muisca Resources, Roble Energy and Fura Gems.
The appointments of Ms. Battiston and Mr. Lalinde follow Vatche Tchakmakian’s resignation as chief financial officer and secretary of the Company and Guy Lord’s resignation as director of the Company, also effective immediately. The board and management of the Company express their gratitude to Mr. Tchakmakian and Mr. Lord for their efforts and extensive contributions and wish them well in their future endeavours.
About Origin Gold
Origin is a mineral exploration company with its exploration activities focused in Colombia.
For additional information: www.origingoldcorp.com
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Information
This press release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the appointments and resignations of management and directors of the Company. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “plans”, “expects” or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes”, or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will be taken”, “occur” or “be achieved”. Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company, as the case may be, to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
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For additional information, please contact: Rejean Gosselin President and CEO [email protected] 1.514.652 6211