Excellon Resources (TSX: EXN) (NYSE American: EXN) (FRA: E4X2) has appointed a new board member and announced a new management team member. The company has named Jeff Swinoga as an independent director to Excellon’s board of directors; Swinoga will also serve as chair of the company’s audit committee. In addition, EXN noted that Jorge Ortega will be serving as the company’s new vice president, exploration. An experienced mining executive with more than 25 years of executive and management experience in the areas of capital markets, project advancement, development and project construction, Swinoga was most recently the national mining and metals co-leader at EY Canada. He has also served as president and CEO of First Mining Gold, CFO for Torex Gold Resources Inc. and CFO at North American Palladium Ltd. Ortega is a professional geologist with some three decades of experience in the mining industry. Before coming to Excellon in 2018, he served as exploration country manager Mexico for Great Panther Silver. For the past three years, he has led EXN’s exploration efforts on the Platosa Property. Excellon also noted that Ben Pullinger, senior vice president over geology and corporate development, has left the company to pursue other endeavors. “Competition for people is one of the biggest challenges in our industry,” said Excellon Resources president and CEO Brendan Cahill in the press release. “Ben has been a key part of our management team since joining Excellon in 2016 and has done an incredible job advancing our portfolio, including the acquisitions of our projects in Idaho and Saxony. . . . Jorge Ortega has been leading our exploration in Mexico since 2018, after working on numerous projects in the Americas andEurope . He lives and breathes our approach to exploration. With Jorge now leading our exploration team as vice president exploration, we won’t miss a beat as we advance exploration at Platosa, Kilgore and Silver City. . . . We’re also very pleased to welcome Jeff Swinoga to the board as an independent director and chair of the Audit Committee. Jeff has had an exceptional career in the industry and will be a key player in our strategic development going forward.”
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About Excellon Resources Inc.
Excellon Resources has a vision to create wealth by realizing strategic opportunities through discipline and innovation for the benefit of its employees, communities and shareholders. The company is advancing a precious metals growth pipeline that includes the following: Platosa, Mexico’s highest-grade silver mine since production commenced in 2005; Kilgore, a high-quality gold development project in Idaho with strong economics and significant growth and discovery potential; and an option on Silver City, a high-grade epithermal silver district in Saxony, Germany, with 750 years of mining history and no modern exploration. The company also aims to continue capitalizing on current market conditions by acquiring undervalued projects. For more information about the company, please visit www.ExcellonResources.com.
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