Sierra Gold Corporation (Pink Sheets:SGCP - News) announced today the appointment of John Semachko Jr. as President of the company. Mr. Semachko brings over 20 years of business, sales and finance experience. He will be involved in corporate financing, shareholder communication, and carbon credit project development and sales.
Given Sierra Gold's expanded operations in various projects and sectors in Sierra Leone, John's addition to the company's management team will improve and strengthen corporate operations. He will be making several trips to Sierra Leone beginning this year to both familiarize himself with Sierra Gold's operations and to meet the Paramount Chiefs, the landowners and the government officials.
Doug Evans, CEO of Sierra Gold, commented: "The addition of John to our team will allow me to focus on the operational side of our mining and agricultural production and development, which includes the ongoing acquisition of strategic land holdings."
Sierra Gold is engaged in the exploration and development of gold and diamond properties in West Africa. The Birimian greenstone belt of West Africa has had a long history of gold mining and prospecting. The region has been one of the fastest gold producing areas worldwide.
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