Callinex Mines (TSXV:CNX) has established an advisory board for the purpose of providing its management team with strategic guidance. Members of the new board include Jayant Bhandari, Jason Dunning, and Stephen Swatton, with Mr. Carlo Civelli as chairman.
As quoted in the press release:
As Chairman of the Advisory Board, Mr. Civelli brings more than 30 years of experience in the venture capital and natural resource sectors. Throughout his career, Mr. Civelli has been instrumental in funding early stage companies. Nearly a dozen of these investments have developed into billion dollar market cap companies including Wheaton River Minerals which later merged with Goldcorp (NYSE: GG), Bema Gold Corporation later B2Gold Corp (NYSE: BTG), Urasia Energy Ltd. later Uranium One and Pacific Rubiales Energy (TSX: PRE). Mr. Civelli also founded Pacific LNG Operations Ltd. in 2005, a private oil and gas company, which in February 2014 sold its 22.8% interest in a gas field in Papua New Guinea to Oil Search Ltd. for USD $900M plus further contingent payments.
Callinex president and CEO, Max Porterfield, said:
We are excited to have assembled this board of high calibre individuals with expertise relating to capital markets and project development within the natural resource sector. Their collective input will greatly assist the Company as we continue to build and develop our project portfolio.