Unity Energy Corp. Announces Changes To Board And Management
November 20, 2015 – Unity Energy Corp. (UTY:TSX.V) (“Unity” or the “Company”) is pleased to welcome Mr. Gil Schneider to the Board of Directors and appoint Mr. Ian Graham to the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Graham is an accomplished mining professional with over 20 years of experience in the development and exploration of mineral deposits, mostly gained with the major mining companies Rio Tinto and Anglo American. Formerly Chief Geologist with the Project Generation Group at Rio Tinto located in Vancouver, Ian has been involved with evaluation and pre-development work on several projects in Canada and abroad including the Diavik Diamond Mine (Northwest Territories, Canada), Resolution Copper (Arizona, USA), Eagle Nickel (Michigan, USA), Lakeview Nickel (Minnesota, USA) and Bunder Diamonds (India). Prior to his work with Rio Tinto, Ian held exploration geologist roles with Anglo American. Since work with the majors Ian co-founded Discovery Harbour Resources Corp., which partnered in discovery of the Noranda-style Wabassi VMS district in N. Ontario and worked with Western Potash Corp. on its Milestone Project; Ian is a proponent of the strategic metals (Board, Commerce Resources). Ian graduated from the University of Natal (now Kwa-Zulu Natal) in Durban, South Africa with a B.Sc. in Geology and Applied Geology (1984) and B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology (1985).
Mr. Schneider has over 37 years of senior management experience, including a distinguished 15 year career as Vice President with world renowned Aramark Corporation. He successfully listed Agrimarine Holdings (FSH:TSXV), an environmentally sustainable salmon farming business with operations in China and the BC West Coast, as well as Abattis Bioceuticals, a CSE Exchange trading volume leader in 2014. In 2010 Mr. Schneider co-founded Athabasca Uranium Inc. and acted as Chief Executive Officer until October 2014 and continues as a Director. Under his leadership the company aggregated over 60,000 hectares of prime exploration properties in the Athabasca Basin and discovered the Keefe Lake Uranium Zone.
The Company has concurrently accepted the resignations of Richard Algie from the Board of Directors and Anita Algie as Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors is now comprised of Anita Algie, Richard Ko, Peter Born, P.Geo, and Gil Schneider. The Chief Executive Officer is Ian Graham and the Chief Financial Officer is Richard Ko.
For more information, contact the Company at 604-681-0004 or visit www.unityenergycorp.com
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of Unity Energy Corp.
Anita Algie B.Sc. Hon, President
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