Yorkton Ventures Adds Gordon Neal to the Board
Toronto, Ontario – September 17, 2021 – Yorkton Ventures Inc. (TSXV: YVI) (the “Company“) is pleased to announce that it is welcoming seasoned corporate finance professional, Mr. Gordon Neal, to its board of directors.
Mr. Neal has more than 35 years of experience in governance, corporate finance and investor relations. He founded Neal McInerney Investor Relations in 1991. Through marketing more than $4-billion in debt and equity financings, his company grew to be the second largest full-service investor relations firm in Canada with offices in Vancouver, Toronto and Los Angeles. Mr. Neal has raised more than $500 million for resources companies since 2004. Mr. Neal graduated from Dalhousie University with a BSc in biochemistry. He has also served as a member of the Dalhousie University senate and board of governors.
Andrew Lee Smith, Yorkton’s Chief Executive Officer stated. “Yorkton welcomes Gordon Neal, as an independent director who, with his many years of board, board committee and oversight experience, will be invaluable to the Company. I believe both Yorkton’s shareholders and projects will benefit from the leadership and experience Mr. Neal will bring to the Board of Directors.”
In addition, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sean McGrath as its Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. McGrath is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) in Canada and a former Certified Public Accountant (Illinois) in the United States of America. He has spent more than 20 years providing financial management and consulting services to publicly traded companies, with primary emphasis in the natural resources sector. He has been responsible for corporate strategy, in all aspects of accounting and finance, planning and forecasting, treasury, and internal and external reporting. Mr. McGrath has held senior executive positions with numerous publicly traded companies throughout his career, and he is currently a Director/Officer of several publicly traded companies listed on the TSXV and the CSE.
On behalf of Yorkton Ventures Inc.
Andrew Lee Smith
Chief Executive Officer
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