NQ Minerals PLC (NEX:NQMI), an Australia based exploration and mining company, has today announced that Mr. Kevin Puil has been appointed to the Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
A Canadian national, Mr. Puil currently serves as the founder and Managing Partner of RIVI Capital LLC which is a private equity fund focused on precious metals and providing investors direct access to physical metal exposure.
Kevin is a financier and has a wealth of experience in the mining sector. He has previously worked as an investment analyst and portfolio manager in both Canada and the US and is a CFA charter holder.
Mr. Puil currently holds options over 4m shares in NQ Minerals Plc, exercisable at a price of 12p per share.
NQ Minerals’ Non-Executive Chairman Brian Stockbridge said, “We are delighted to welcome Kevin to the Board of NQ Minerals. He is a highly experienced investor in the area of precious metals and currently serves on the Board of a number of listed mining companies. As we drive our flagship Hellyer Gold mine into production this year, and seek admission to AIM, I have no doubt that Kevin will be an invaluable addition to the Board.”