April 2, 2012: Vancouver, BC – Strike Graphite Corp. (Stock Profile – TSXV: SRK) announced it has appointed Blair Way as Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Way is a seasoned management professional with a career spanning over 25 years within the precious metals, petroleum exploration and development, and mining construction sectors throughout Australia, Asia, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. In the past several years, Mr. Way has demonstrated success in building and managing teams through to achieving either a major resource milestone or advancing development projects into production.
Mr. Way’s recent career path is highlighted as follows:
- Most recently — vice-president project development for Ventana Gold (Vancouver), advancing projects in Colombia and recently acquired by Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista for $1.4-billion;
- Just prior — president and project director, Oceanagold Philippines, overseeing the construction of the Didipio gold copper project;
- As well as — project manager non-ferrous group with Hatch Associates (Brisbane), providing project management support for various mining and metal related projects in Australia, South Africa, China, Papua New Guinea and Southeast Asia;
- Earlier — project director for BHP’s major projects division (QNI Pty. Ltd.) in Townsville, Queensland.
Mr. Way holds a bachelor of science (petroleum eeology) from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada, as well as an MBA from the University of Queensland, Australia.
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