CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Iron Bridge Resources Inc. (“Iron Bridge” or the "Company") (TSX:IBR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Marshall Abbott to the Board of Directors of Iron Bridge, effective February 1, 2018.

Mr. Abbott of Calgary, Alberta, is an independent businessman with extensive oil and gas experience encompassing 35 years in a variety of founder and senior executive roles within both public and private upstream producers. After his initial training as a geologist with Texaco, Mr. Abbott worked as a senior explorationist for Morrison Petroleums and Vice President Exploration for Stampeder Exploration before taking the leadership role in numerous successful public and private junior E&Ps.  He is presently Chairman of two successful oil focused private companies.  

In addition to his corporate activities Mr. Abbott is an active member of Calgary’s philanthropic community with a particular focus on nature conservancy.  He is a rancher, an outdoorsman and an explorer having recently skied to the South Pole. “We are pleased to welcome Marshall to the Board.  His experience and track record will be a tremendous asset to Iron Bridge,” said Chairman, Josh Young.

Mr. Abbott augments Iron Bridge’s Board with his diverse technical, business development, corporate governance and finance expertise. Mr. Abbott is a petroleum geologist by academia and training and is a graduate from the University of Alberta (BSc Geology with Honours).

For more information, please contact:


Rob Colcleugh
Chief Executive Officer
(403) 930-6333

Dean Bernhard
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
(403) 930-6304

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