Japan Gold Corp. has appointed Dr. Tim Sharp to the position of chief geologist. He brings more than 28 years of experience in Australasia and Africa and has a track record of discovery and development of significant gold deposits.

Prior to joining Japan Gold, Sharp held the position of principal exploration geologist within Barrick Gold's Africa Middle East Group, leading both greenfield and brownfield exploration projects throughout East and West Africa.

He has previously been in technical and management roles with Inco, Vale and Acacia Mining. Sharp was involved in discovery and definition of the Liranda gold deposit in Kenya (1.3 Moz @ 12 g/t Au), and the definition of the Nyanzaga gold deposit in Tanzania (4.6 Moz Au).

"We are delighted to welcome Tim to the position of chief geologist and believe his impressive exploration skill set and discovery record will strengthen the Japan Gold team," said John Proust, chairman and CEO of Japan Gold.

Japan Gold is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused solely on gold exploration across the three largest islands of Japan: Hokkaido, Honshu and Kyushu.

Source: Japan Gold

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