Nighthawk Gold Corp. Announces the Appointment of a New Director to its Board
Toronto, Ontario, February 19, 2013 – Nighthawk Gold Corp. (“Nighthawk” or the “Company”)(TSX Venture Exchange: NHK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Morris Prychidny as a Director of the Company.
“I am pleased to welcome Morris to Nighthawk’s Board of Directors,” commented David Wiley, President and Director of Nighthawk. “The value Morris brings to Nighthawk through his vast experience with successful ventures in the mining sector makes him an exceptional addition to our Board.”
Morris Prychidny is a Chartered Accountant with more than 35 years of experience in the mining and real-estate industries. Mr. Prychidny brings strong portfolio management and financing expertise through his roles in a number of publicly-listed investment and mining companies. He is currently a Director and Secretary-Treasurer of Orion Capital Incorporated, a Toronto-based asset management company with a focus on investing in the junior mining and real estate sectors. Mr. Prychidny is also a Director and an Audit Committee member of Northfield Capital Corporation, a public corporation with investments in excess of $100 million predominantly in the mineral resource sector. Additionally, He serves as a Director on the board of a number of investment and exploration companies, including Woodbine Downs Limited, Corporate Catalyst Acquisitions Inc. and Harricana River Mining Corporation Inc.
Mr. Prychidny holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Ontario.
As a result of the appointment of Mr. Prychidny as a Director of Nighthawk, the Company has granted him 350,000 options. Each option entitles him to acquire one Nighthawk common share at an exercise price of $0.15 until February 15, 2016.
Nighthawk Gold Corp.
Nighthawk (TSX-V:NHK) is a Canadian-based exploration company focused on acquiring and developing gold mineral properties in the NWT, Canada. Its land position covers 222,203 acres or 900 square kilometres in the Indin Lake Gold Camp, located approximately 220 kilometres north of Yellowknife, NWT.
For more information about the Company, please visit www.nighthawkgold.com.
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