Toronto, Ontario – May 9, 2023 – Orefinders Resources Inc. ("Orefinders" or the "Company") (ORX:TSXV | ORFDF:OTC) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Gerry Brockelsby as its Chief Investment Officer.
"We are excited to add Gerry to the team, as he represents the evolution of our strategy to source special situations and strategic investments within the precious and critical metals sector. Specifically, Orefinders seeks active investments where our team can add value through enacting change. As an exempt market dealer and licensed portfolio manager, Gerry has financed countless Canadian exploration companies throughout his career. His knowledge of the issuers, their projects, and their sources of capital make him an excellent addition to our team," said Stephen Stewart, Chair of Orefinders.
About Gerry Brockelsby
Mr. Brockelsby has over 45 years of experience in the investment industry in both the equity and debt markets, covering a wide range of public and private companies, from micro-caps to large capitalization companies in various industries. For eight years, Gerry was Chief Investment Officer for the Inco Pension Plan, where he managed equity and bond portfolios and the overall asset mix of the $1 billion plan. During this period with Inco, he also gained intimate knowledge and experience in the mining industry.
Throughout Gerry's career, he gained extensive experience as a seasoned investor in the resource sector and has developed a sound reputation with both resource companies and investors. In 1989, he formed Marquest Asset Management Inc., a registered investment management firm that managed assets for several major pension funds. In the following years, Marquest built a successful high-net-worth fund business offering various specialty fund mandates to investors, including managing resource flow-through funds. Upon retiring from Marquest, Mr. Brockelsby formed StoneGate Securities Ltd. to provide advisory and investment banking services to the mining community and continue to pursue his passion for investing in the resource sector.
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