Northern Vertex Mining Corp. (TSXV:NEE) announced that Mr. Colin McKenzie, P.Geo, is the new General Manager of Exploration. Most recently, Mr. McKenzie was Chief Operating Officer with PNG Gold Corporation, with a focus on a gold exploration project in Papua New Guinea.
As quoted in the press release:
Mr. McKenzie is a respected exploration professional with over 30 years` senior level experience on major exploration and business development projects in Canada and internationally. Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer with PNG Gold Corporation, with focus on a gold exploration project in Papua New Guinea. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Cornerstone Resources, an exploration company with projects in Canada and Ecuador, Vice President Exploration for Skye Resources where he led the evaluation and development of world class nickel laterite projects in Guatemala and was Director of Exploration for Inco Ltd. with responsibility for exploration and new business opportunities in Latin America. He also served as Vice President Exploration for Voisey’s Bay Nickel, managing the exploration and resource evaluation of the Voisey’s Bay deposits and was credited with the discovery of the Hope Brook gold deposit while working in a senior level exploration position with BP Mining. Mr. McKenzie is a graduate of Dalhousie University with B.CS (Honors) and M.Sc. degrees in Geology.