Dr Tim Sharp is a geologist with over 28 years of experience in Australasia and Africa and has a track record of discovery and development of significant gold deposits. Tim has held technical and management roles with Inco, Vale, Acacia Mining and Barrick Gold, and holds a BSc (Hons), MSc (Geology) and PhD (Geology) from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.
Prior to joining Japan Gold, Tim held the position of Principal Exploration Geologist within Barrick Gold's Africa Middle East Group, leading both greenfield and brownfield exploration projects throughout East and West Africa. Before this he worked for over 9 years with African Barrick Gold and Acacia Mining in Tanzania, Kenya, Mali and Burkina Faso, and was involved in discovery and definition of the Liranda gold deposit in Kenya (1.3Moz @ 12 g/t Au), and the definition of the Nyanzaga gold deposit in Tanzania (4.6 Moz Au).
John Proust, Chairman and CEO of Japan Gold Commented, "We are delighted to welcome Tim to the position of Chief Geologist and believe his impressive exploration skill set and discovery record will strengthen the Japan Gold team."
On behalf of the Board of Japan Gold Corp.
Chairman & CEO
About Japan Gold Corp.
Japan Gold Corp. is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused solely on gold exploration across the three largest islands of Japan: Hokkaido, Honshu and Kyushu. The Company has a country-wide alliance with Barrick Gold Corporation to jointly explore, develop and mine certain gold mineral properties and mining projects. The Company holds a portfolio of 31 gold projects which cover areas with known gold occurrences, a history of mining and are prospective for high-grade epithermal gold mineralization. Japan Gold's leadership team represent decades of resource industry and business experience, and the Company has recruited geologists, drillers and technical advisors with experience exploring and operating in Japan. More information is available at www.japangold.com or by email at email@example.com
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