June 1, 2004
Everton Appoints Krushnisky and Paterson to its Board of Directors: Grants Options
Everton Resources is pleased to announce that it has appointed Alain Krushnisky and John H. Paterson to its Board of Directors. Mr Krushnisky is a chartered accountant with more that 10 years of experience as a financial executive for a mid-tier gold producer based in Canada. Mr Krushnisky brings to Everton significant experience at the corporate finance level having participated, during his tenure with the gold mining company, in a number of M&A activities and in a significant financial restructuring as Vice-President responsible for all finance-related activities.
Mr Paterson is a mining engineer who brings with him a diversity of experience with both major and juniormining companies. As President and CEO of Aurogin Resources Ltd., Mr Paterson oversees a number of active exploration projects in Guatemala as well as in Canada. Mr Paterson also serves on the Board of Spartan Resources Inc., McVicar Resources Inc., and Consolidated Thompson-Lundmark Gold Mines Ltd. And is a director of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.
To make room for these new directors, Dwane Brosseau has agreed to step down from the Board, but will continue to serve the Company as Manager of Investor Relations. Also Don Halliday has agreed to step down but will continue to act as an advisor for the Company.
Mr André Audet, Chairman and CEO of Everton, commented: “We are pleased to welcome Mr Krushnisky and Mr Paterson as independent directors to Everton. Their knowledge and experience will be of considerable value to the company as it advances toward its goal of becoming a premier gold and base metal exploration company.”
In other news, the company has also granted 400,000 incentive stock options to certain directors and
officers exercisable at a price of $0.40 per share for a period of 5 years.
The TSX Venture Exchange neither approves nor disapproves of the information contained in this News Release. The Company’s Shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and trade under the symbol “EVR”.
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