Nighthawk announces appointment of Eric Tremblay to the board of directors
23 September 2020
Nighthawk Gold Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Eric Tremblay to the board of directors of Nighthawk. As well, Mr. Tremblay has agreed to act as a technical consultant to the Company on an as needed basis.
Mr. Tremblay, a seasoned mining professional with over 30 years of mine building and mine operations experience, and is currently the Chief Operating Officer with Dalradian Resources Inc. He previously held the role of General Manager at Canadian Malartic, Canada's largest open pit gold mine. He was responsible for building the operations team, establishing operating procedures and standards, expanding stakeholder engagement and subsequently managing an internal team of 700 employees. Mr. Tremblay was also the General Manager at IAMGOLD's Westwood Project, where he participated in closure of the Doyon Mine and construction of the Westwood Project, completing the permitting, scoping study, feasibility study, surface construction and underground development at Westwood. Previous positions include, Underground Superintendent at Cambior's Mouska Mine, Underground Captain/Project and Engineer/Senior Supervisor over a seven-year period at Cambior and Barrick's Doyon Mine, where he was involved in mine-planning, construction, development and production. During his studies and afterwards he worked on various underground mines and projects, including Musselwhite. Mr. Tremblay graduated from Laval University with a B.Sc. in mining engineering and mineral processing.
Morris Prychidny, Chairman of the Board commented, “Eric brings exceptional mine building and mine optimization experience to the board, with a background in mining engineering and mineral processing. His track record for optimizing operations and stakeholder outreach are valuable assets as we embark on preliminary engineering studies at the flagship Colomac Gold Project. On behalf of the board of directors, it is my pleasure to welcome Eric, who joins our diversified team which includes, capital markets, geology, mining engineering and M&A expertise.”