2023-02-02 | Press Release | Leeward Capital Corp. Announces Appointment of New Directors
Calgary, Alberta–(Newsfile Corp. – February 2, 2023) – Leeward Capital Corp. (“Leeward” or the “Company”) announced that Mr. David Pinkman and Mr. Vincent Ghazar have been appointed as directors, subject to regulatory approval.
Mr. Pinkman is an independent Canadian businessman with extensive experience developing and managing project-based companies with international operations. He is currently the Director and CEO of Asia Biotechnology Corp, a CSE-listed company developing breeding and commercialization opportunities for hemp production in Asia. He is also a director of Synstream Energy Corp. and International SoftRock Oil Company Limited and since 31 March 2013 a Director of Builders Capital Mortgage Corp.
Mr. Pinkman holds an LLB from the University of British Columbia (1984) and a BA in English from the University of Calgary (1980). He was admitted to the bar in 1985 and practices as a lawyer mainly in the areas of corporate and securities law.
Mr. Ghazar is a professional accountant with over 27 years of national and international experience in the oil and gas industry. He has held executive and management positions with publicly traded issuers and has extensive experience in accounting, tax, business strategy, preparation of IFRS financial statements and Management’s Discussion & Analysis (MD&A). Mr. Ghazar is currently Chief Financial Officer of Bird River Resources Inc. and a Director and Chief Financial Officer of Asia Green Biotechnology Corp., both public companies listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange. Mr. Ghazar holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Calgary and an Advanced Accounting Certificate from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Commenting on these appointments, Johannes Kingma, President and CEO of Leeward said, “It is always an important and positive development when a young company can have the support and input of experienced business people on its board of directors. Both Mr. Pinkman and Mr. Ghazar bring this extensive experience and expertise, particularly in finance and regulatory compliance matters, which will no doubt benefit the Company on multiple levels as we advance our exciting business opportunities.”
Leeward Capital’s focus is on the development of gold and molybdenum projects in Canada. Properties include the Pistol Lake gold project in Nunavut and the Nithi Mountain molybdenum deposit in central British Columbia.
Leeward’s Pistol Lake Gold Property has a record of reliable historical mapping, trenching and drilling conducted primarily by Chevron prior to Leeward’s acquisition of Pistol Lake. A NI 43-101 compliant technical report for Pistol Lake was prepared by the Company and is available under the Reports section of Leeward’s website and on SEDAR. Exploration is planned to build on the current database to complete a scoping study for the Pistol Lake Gold Project.
The Nithi Mountain molybdenum deposit is an interim stage project with combined Inferred and Indicated Reserves of 387,192,000 tonnes of molybdenum ore. Details of these tonnages and recommendations for further drilling are described in Tetra Tech Wardrop’s 2011 Technical Report, which is available on Leeward’s website. Leeward is confident that both grade and tonnage will continue to improve based on the technical review and recommendations. Nithi Mountain is adjacent to the former producing Endako mines in an area with excellent infrastructure.
For more information
Johannes Kingma Managing Director
Phone: (403) 612-5655
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