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MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb 9, 2016) - Bowmore Exploration Ltd. (the "Company" or "Bowmore") (TSX VENTURE:BOW)(FRANKFURT:0B5) announces that Mr. Luc Lessard, P. Eng., has been appointed to the Board of Bowmore to replace Mr. Sean Roosen, who as resigned as director of the Company. Mr. Roosen will be focusing on other projects within the Osisko group of companies and the Board of Directors of Bowmore wishes to thank Mr. Roosen for his efforts and contribution to the Company.
Mr. Lessard is presently the President of Osisko Mining Group, the technical services division of Osisko Gold Royalties, and is also President and Chief Executive Officer of Falco Resources Ltd. which is advancing the Horne 5 gold project in the Abitibi region of Quebec. Mr. Lessard is a mining and construction engineer with more than 25 years of experience designing, building and operating mines. He was previously Chief Operating Officer of the Canadian Malartic Partnership (owned jointly by Agnico Eagle and Yamana), and prior to that was the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Engineering and Construction for Osisko Mining Corporation, where he was responsible for the design, construction and commissioning of the world class Canadian Malartic gold mine. During his career, Mr. Lessard has worked on 11 open pit and underground mine builds and prior to Osisko, Mr. Lessard was Vice President of Engineering and Construction for IAMGOLD and General Manager, Projects for Cambior Inc.
Mr. Paul Dumas, President and CEO of Bowmore Exploration Ltd., stated: "We would like to welcome Mr. Luc lessard to the Board of Directors and look forward to working together. Mr. Lessard brings tremendous depth of knowledge and experience to the company and will be of great assistance in advancing the Company's projects."
BOWMORE is a Canadian company focused on exploration and development of high-grade silica projects in Canada. The Company trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "BOW".
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