NorthWest Announces Investor Relations Appointment
April 26, 2022
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NorthWest Copper (“NorthWest” or “the Company”) (TSX-V: NWST)(OTCQX: NWCCF) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Peter Lekich as Director, Investor Relations.
Mr. Lekich has more than ten years of experience in investor relations, and previously worked at Galiano Gold and Eldorado Gold. In both roles he led the investor relation functions and developed strategies to engage the investment community. Prior to this Mr. Lekich worked in project finance, asset management and investor relations positions at Alterra Power, a developer and operator of renewable power projects.
Mr. Lekich has a B.A.SC in Chemical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from the Sauder School of Business.
“We are delighted to add Peter to our team at Northwest,” commented Peter Bell, President and CEO of Northwest Copper. “He brings relevant IR experience and investor relationships to us as well as a strong background in finance. We have a busy year ahead and we look forward to having him help us tell our story.”
As part of Mr. Lekich’s compensation, he has been granted 150,000 stock options at an exercise price of $0.65 per share and 50,000 Restricted Share Units (“RSUs”), pursuant to the Company’s Stock Option and RSU Plans. The stock options will vest 1/3 on each successive anniversary of the date of grant and expire on April 25, 2027. The RSUs are payable in common shares of the Company on exercise, vest 1/3 on each successive anniversary of the date of grant, and must be redeemed within 30 days of April 25, 2025, or they expire.
About NorthWest Copper
NorthWest Copper is a new copper-gold explorer and developer with an exciting pipeline of projects in British Columbia. With a robust portfolio in a tier one jurisdiction, NorthWest Copper is well positioned to participate fully in a strengthening global copper market. We are committed to working collaboratively with First Nations to advance our work in a culturally and environmentally respectful manner. Additional information can be found on the Company’s website at www.northwestcopper.ca .
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of NorthWest Copper Corp.
Director, President and CEO
For further information, please contact:
Adrian O’Brien, Director Marketing & Communications
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