VANCOUVER, BC -- Willis W. Osborne, President of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSXV: GQ; Frankfurt: GQM), is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott B. Hean, MBA, to the Board of Directors. Mr. Hean is Chief Financial Officer of Manex Resources, a privately held company that manages five TSXV junior mining exploration companies. Previously, Mr. Hean held senior management and executive positions such as Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Bank of Montreal, where he was responsible for, amongst other things, financing in the natural resources sectors in North America. He also served with J.P. Morgan of New York, primarily financing junior oil and gas companies.
A graduate of Simon Fraser University in 1973 and the Ivey School of Business, London, Ontario, in 1975, Mr. Hean recently completed the Institute of Corporate Directors, Director Education Program.
Mr. Hean is a Director of Sabina Silver Corporation, a TSX Venture Exchange listed company, and has served on numerous not-for-profit Boards, such as Outward Bound, B.C. Children's Hospital and the Bill Reid Foundation.
The Board welcomes Mr. Hean to the Company as it proceeds with gold exploration projects in Mali and the Taseko copper-gold-molybdenum project in BC.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
"Willis W. Osborne"
Willis W. Osborne
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Great Quest Metals Ltd.
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