Forte Minerals Appoints New Independent Director
December 2, 2022
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, December 2, 2022 – Forte Minerals Corp. ("Forte" or the "Company") (CSE: CUAU) (OTQB: FOMNF) (Frankfurt: 2OA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard Leveille to the Company's board of directors, bringing it to a total of five members.
Mr. Richard Leveille has an accomplished career that spans over forty years. He attended the University of Utah, graduated with a B.Sc. in Geology, and later completed his Master's in Geology from the University of Alaska.
His work experience progressed through companies such as AMAX, Kennecott, Rio Tinto, and Phelps Dodge. Notably, Mr. Leveille was also the Senior Vice President of Exploration for Freeport Copper & Gold, where he managed the team that helped add significant copper to reserves and made the Chukarui Peki discovery in Serbia, which shared the 2016 PDAC Thayer Lindsley International Mineral Discovery Award.
Since his retirement at Freeport in 2017, Mr. Richard Leveille has been working as a Consulting Geologist focusing on mineral exploration projects in Australia, South America, and the United States.
Forte is pleased to welcome Mr. Richard Leveille to the team. "Richard is a great addition and brings extensive mining industry expertise to the Company. We believe we've established a well-rounded group of professional board members and look forward to utilizing everyone's knowledge to generate shareholder value," said Patrick Elliott, President & CEO.
The Company has granted Mr. Richard Leveille 250,000 stock options with an exercise price of $0.20, exercisable for five years.
On behalf of FORTE MINERALS CORP.
(signed) “Patrick Elliott”
Chief Executive Officer
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