SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- J. Ian Stalker, who has had a long—more than 45 years—and storied history in mining exploration, development and operations, including working in West Africa for more than a decade, has become the non-executive chairman of Nexus Gold Corp. (NXS:TXS.V; NXXGF:OTCQB), a gold exploration company with projects in Burkina Faso and Canada.

Company mentioned: Nexus Gold Corp.

During his career, Stalker has taken more than 10 mining projects through feasibility, development and construction, and has raised more than $500 million in capital investment.

Companies under Stalker's management have seen significant market cap growth. He was the CEO of UraMin, a uranium company that was acquired by Areva for $2.5 billion in 2007. As president and CEO of LSC Lithium, he guided that company to a recent $111 buy-out, a 30% increase in market price.

Alex Klenman, Nexus' president and CEO, stated, "Ian has been on the Nexus board for almost one year, and is now stepping into a greater role as non-executive chairman. He has M&A success behind him, discovery success and development success."

"I think there is the potential to grow Nexus not just into a Burkina Faso company, but to a much larger West African company, that adds a lot of potential value to the company and gives you that size one needs to have in order to get proper attention," Stalker stated.

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