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Japan Gold bolsters board with experienced gold deposit discoverer

Geologist Harbidge is currently the president and CEO of GT Gold, where he is advancing a new gold-rich copper porphyry project in northern British Columbia

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Harbidge led the exploration team at Randgold Resources, resulting in multiple new gold discoveries including the Gounkoto deposit in Mali

Japan Gold Corp (CVE:JG) (OTCQB:JGLDF) (FRA:2LD) said Paul Harbidge, who has a track record of discovering world-class gold deposits, has been added to the explorer's board of directors. 

"Paul Harbidge has been an invaluable technical advisor to the company and we believe his impressive track record of gold discoveries and industry-wide connections will be instrumental in strengthening and complementing our board of directors," said John Proust, Japan Gold's CEO. 

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Geologist Harbidge is currently the president and CEO of GT Gold Corp (CVE:GTT) (OTCMKTS:GTGDF) (FRA:1JZ), where he is advancing a new gold-rich copper porphyry project in northern British Columbia.

Before that, he was senior vice-president of exploration at Goldcorp Inc from 2016 until its acquisition by Newmont Mining Corp in April 2019.

Prior to that, he led the exploration team at Randgold Resources, resulting in multiple new gold discoveries, including the Gounkoto deposit in Mali and the Massawa deposit in Senegal.

He has also worked for Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) in the Iberian Pyrite Belt, Anglo American PLC (LON:AAL) in Senegal and Ashanti Goldfields in Mali, Ghana, Guinea and Tanzania.

Meanwhile, Japan Gold director Dr Sally Eyre has stepped down from the board, the firm added, to focus on other business endeavours. The firm thanked her for the years of valuable service and her contribution as a founding director at Japan Gold and wished her the best for the future.

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