Walker Lane Exploration, Inc., formerly Goldspan Resources, (OTC: GSPND), has expanded its management, adding mining veteran John L. Key as President and CEO, replacing Phil Allen, who resigned those posts to take the position of Vice President of Shareholder Relations.
Carson City, NV, Nov. 6, 2014 – Walker Lane Exploration, Inc. (OTC: GSPND), formerly Goldspan Resources, Inc., a Nevada Corporation, announced management changes. Mr. Phillip Allen resigned November 3, 2014 as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, though he retained his board seat. At a Board Meeting held November 4, 2014 the Board of Directors unanimously approved the following resolutions: Mr. John L. Key was appointed President and CEO. Mr. Trevor Moss was appointed Chairman of the Board. Mr. Allen was appointed as Vice President of Shareholder Relations. The appointments were effective November 4, 2014. An 8-K was filed November 5, 2014 disclosing the information outlined in this press release.
The management changes were unanimously approved by the board of directors. There was no disagreement between Mr. Allen on any matters related to the Company’s operations or financial accounting or disclosure matters.
“I resigned as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board in order to further our Company’s growth and operating objectives as an exploration company and look forward to continuing to serve our shareholders as both a director and Vice President of Shareholder Relations,” said Mr. Allen. “I look forward to working with Mr. Key as our new President and CEO as well and welcome him to our Company.”
John L. Key Biography
- From February 2013 to January 2014 Mr. Key served as President and CEO of Tamerlane Ventures Inc., Tamerlane Ventures is involved with exploration and development of base metals in Canada and Peru.
- From August 2008 to February 2012 Mr. Key served as President and CEO with Gryphon Gold Corporation, a junior mining company involved in exploration and production of gold and silver.
- In addition to the foregoing, Mr. Key’s mining experience includes work with Cominco American, Cominco Ltd and Teck Cominco Alaska. He was General Manager with the of the Red Dog zinc/lead mine in Alaska.
“I am pleased to be a part of Walker Lane Exploration’s management team and look forward to working with our team as we develop our plans,” said Mr. Key.
About Walker Lane Exploration, Inc.
The Corporation is an early-stage gold and silver exploration company primarily exploring for precious metals with the Walker Lane Trend of Nevada where the Corporation presently owns two properties; Pyramid, which is located in Washoe County, Nevada, consisting of 10 lode claims leased from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). And, West Trinity, which is located in Churchill County, Nevada consisting of 24 lode claims leased from the BLM. The Corporation’s focus is to identify mineral areas within the Walker Lane Trend that are open to staking and claiming, or to lease properties management deems viable for exploration. Once a property has been secured, management conducts an assessment of the prospect for exploration, which can include sampling, trenching and drilling in order to develop the prospect for leasing, sale or joint venture with other mining companies.
Walker Lane Exploration, Inc.
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