Argo Gold Appoints Kassim-Lakha to Advisory Board

Argo Gold Inc (C:ARQ)
Shares Issued 22,988,128
Last Close 7/5/2017 $0.20
Thursday July 6 2017 - News Release

Mr. Judy Baker reports

ARGO GOLD EXPANDS ADVISORY BOARD

Rahim Kassim-Lakha has joined the advisory board of Argo Gold Inc. Mr. Kassim-Lakha has over 20 years of international capital markets experience. He is principal and founder of Blue Sail Capital, a Toronto-based consulting firm serving private and public companies in Europe, North America and South America. With 14 years of U.S. and Canadian capital markets experience, Mr. Kassim-Lakha possesses a multidisciplinary skill set derived from research, sales, trading and banking. Mr. Kassim-Lakha has held senior-level positions at bank and non-bank brokerage firms. During his extensive career, he aided in structuring and financing over $5 billion in capital for private and public companies. Prior to moving to Canada, Mr. Kassim-Lakha spent six years working with a U.S. money manager where he co-lead three award-winning mutual funds. Mr. Kassim-Lakha is a graduate of Brown University where he was awarded a dual major in business economics and organizational management. Mr. Kassim-Lakha began his career as a financial analyst in Boston with Fidelity Capital.

Argo Gold also announces that it has also granted an aggregate of 500,000 options to purchase common shares of the company exercisable at a price of 20 cents per share and expiring on June 29, 2020, to consultants of the corporation. The common shares issuable upon exercise of the options are subject to a four-month hold period from the original date of grant.