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.
About Argo Gold Inc
Argo Gold is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the ticker ARQ. Argo Gold is focused on gold exploration projects in central and northwestern Ontario. All of Argo Gold’s projects are 100% owned by the company and have historic exploration results that are currently being followed up upon. Argo Gold’s website is www.argogold.ca.
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