Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Changes to its Board of Directors
TORONTO and NEW YORK, – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (TSX: MPVD) (OTC: MPVDF) (“Mountain Province”, or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Kelly Stark-Anderson to its Board of Directors. Her appointment follows the departure of Dean Chambers, who has chosen the step-down due to other commitments.
Appointment of Director
An accomplished executive in the Canadian mining industry, Ms. Stark-Anderson has over 25 years experience in the legal, M&A, financing and governance areas, combined with deep experience in Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) matters. Ms. Stark-Anderson is currently the Executive Vice President Corporate Affairs, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary and Corporate Compliance Officer for Dundee Precious Metals Inc. (TSX:DPM) and previously has acted as Vice-President, Legal and Corporate Secretary for SSR Mining Inc. Ms. Stark-Anderson led her own firm providing corporate/commercial, governance and securities compliance services to public, private and crown entities. Ms. Stark-Anderson’s deep experience in ESG, legal, financing and M&A will be a valuable addition to the Company’s board.
Jonathan Comerford, the Company’s Chairman, commented:
“We are extremely happy to have Kelly join our Board of Directors. Her legal expertise and strong ESG experience are areas we were seeking to strengthen on our Board, which together with her extensive governance experience will be extremely beneficial as the Company advances through 2022 and beyond. The recent national award received by the Gahcho Kué mine for a collaborative monitoring program with the indigenous Ní Hadi Xa community is one example of the important work we do, and Kelly will bring a fresh perspective to our ESG approach. I would also like to thank Dean for his considerable contribution to the Board of Mountain Province during a very challenging time for the Company, and wish him well in his future endeavors.”
About Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.
Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine located in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The Gahcho Kué Joint Venture property consists of several kimberlites that are actively being mined, developed, and explored for future development. The Company also controls 107,373 hectares of highly prospective mineral claims and leases surrounding the Gahcho Kué Mine that include an Indicated mineral resource for the Kelvin kimberlite and Inferred mineral resources for the Faraday kimberlites. Kelvin is estimated to contain 13.62 million carats (Mct) in 8.50 million tonnes (Mt) at a grade of 1.60 carats/tonne and value of US$63/carat. Faraday 2 is estimated to contain 5.45Mct in 2.07Mt at a grade of 2.63 carats/tonne and value of US$140/ct. Faraday 1-3 is estimated to contain 1.90Mct in 1.87Mt at a grade of 1.04 carats/tonne and value of US$75/carat. All resource estimations are based on a 1mm diamond size bottom cut-off.
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