Margaux Resources (TSXV:MRL,OTCQB:MARFF) has appointed Linda Caron as Vice-President, Exploration effective February 6, 2017.
“Margaux is very pleased with the appointment of Linda as our VP Exploration. With her extensive experience in the B.C. region, Linda will provide insightful technical advice for our properties’ future development, as well as moving our historic resources towards NI 43-101 status,” stated Tyler Rice, President and CEO. “Linda’s regional experience and widely recognized knowledge of the geology and deposits in the area adds a dimension that Margaux will greatly benefit from, and will assist in our regional consolidation plan.”
Ms. Caron has over 30 years of national and international experience in the mining industry. Since 1997 she has worked as a geological consultant on multiple projects for junior mining companies, small-scale producers and majors. Most recently, she has acted as Project Manager for several large mineral exploration projects in southern B.C., with a primary focus on gold, including Kinross Gold Corp.’s Grizzly Greenwood project and Ximen Mining Corp.’s Brett Gold project.
She has worked extensively in the Boundary district of southern B.C. and northern Washington and is widely recognized for her knowledge of the geology and deposits in the area. Ms. Caron graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1985 with an honors degree in geological engineering and obtained a master’s degree in geological sciences from the University of Calgary in 1988.
Ms. Caron will be replacing Mr. Richard Kilpatrick who will be stepping down from his role as VP Exploration. Mr. Kilpatrick contributed greatly to the Company’s exploration program on its Jersey-Emerald property and in positioning Margaux as a regional consolidator in the Kootenay Arc.