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Generation Mining appoints senior mining operator as Chief Operating Officer

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Global Mining Review,

Generation Mining Limited has announced the appointment of Drew Anwyll, M.Eng, P.Eng, as Chief Operating Officer. Anwyll’s mandate will be to initiate and oversee the execution of a Definitive Feasibility Study planned for 2020 and the restarting of permitting at the Marathon Palladium Project in Northern Ontario.

Anwyll is a professional mining engineer with extensive experience in Northern Ontario and around the globe. He has worked in roles ranging from contributing to the start-up and operation of one of the largest open pit gold mines in the world to president of a junior exploration company.

Anwyll has worked extensively with Detour Gold, Barrick Gold, and Placer Dome along with various other junior and intermediate mining companies both within Canada and internationally.

Most recently, Anwyll was Senior Vice-President – Technical Services, Interim COO and Vice-President Operations, Mine General Manager at Detour Gold’s large opencast gold mine in Northern Ontario. He held these positions during the critical construction, commissioning and start-up of one of the largest gold mines in Canada. Detour Gold was purchased in early 2020 for US$4.9 billion.

“The addition of Drew to our operating team fills a critical position at an important time in Generation Mining’s drive towards production at our Marathon Palladium project,” commented Jamie Levy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gen Mining. “Drew’s credentials are an indication of the quality of our project.”

The company’s board of directors has approved the grant of incentive stock options to a certain officer of the company, to purchase 750 000 common shares in the capital stock of the Company. The grant is subject to a 5 year term at an exercise price of US$0.45/share.

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