Vancouver, Canada, April 7, 2014, Sonoro Metals Corp., (“Sonoro”) (TSXV: SMO), a precious metals exploration and development company, today announced the appointment of Kenneth MacLeod as a director, and as President and Chief Executive Officer, replacing Steve Kenwood, who has served as Interim President since 2011. Mr. Kenwood remains as a director and has been appointed Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. MacLeod has over 30 years experience as an executive officer in the resource and energy sectors, having served as President, CEO and director of various public and private companies operating in the Americas, Asia and Africa. Recent activities include the launching and subsequent sale of a private Renewable Energy company operating in the Philippines. Mr. MacLeod was President & CEO of Western GeoPower Corp. from 2001 until its acquisition by Ram Power Corp. in 2009. In the mining sector, he was President & CEO of Kakanda Development Corp. from 1994 until 2001.
Gary Freeman, Chairman of Sonoro stated, “Mr. MacLeod’s broad range of experience in acquiring, financing and developing resource projects complements the technical and management skills existing within Sonoro. This will enable Sonoro to expedite exploration of the current portfolio of precious metals projects in Mexico and expand our search for advanced projects in Mexico and other jurisdictions.”
“I am pleased to be engaged with the senior team of knowledgeable professionals at Sonoro who have demonstrated previous successes in Mexican precious metals exploration,” said Mr. MacLeod. “Our projects include drill-ready prospects which are situated in close proximity to major discoveries in established mining districts, in a country with a long history of mining development.”
Sonoro has granted Mr. MacLeod 450,000 incentive stock options to purchase capital stock of the Company at a price of $0.10 per share for a period of five years under the stock option plan.
On behalf of the Board of SONORO METALS CORP.
Per: “Kenneth MacLeod”
President & CEO
About Sonoro Metals Corp.
Sonoro Metals Corp. is a precious metals exploration and development company with a portfolio of exploration-stage properties located in the Mexican state of Sonora, one of the most prolific mining states in Mexico. Sonoro has a skilled exploration team to advance its projects to the development stage.
For further information, please contact:
Sonoro Metals Corp. – Tel: (604) 632-1764
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