VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – October 5, 2023 – Sydney, Australia
Patriot Battery Metals Inc. (the “Company” or “Patriot”) (TSX-V: PMET) (ASX: PMT) (OTCQX: PMETF) (FSE: R9GA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bradley Seward, Vice President of Investor Relations, effective September 11, 2023, and Olivier Caza-Lapointe, Head of Investor Relations, North America, effective August 29, 2023, to enhance shareholder communications and investor awareness.
Mr. Seward is an experienced capital markets professional with extensive knowledge within the critical minerals sector, having worked across Equity Research, Syndication and Sales, finishing his tenure at the helm of Macquarie’s Critical Minerals and Energy Emerging Companies Sales. Mr. Seward started his career at Patersons Securities (now Canaccord Australia) working in both Mining Equity Research and Institutional Equities Sales and Origination.
Olivier Caza-Lapointe is a skilled professional with more than 15 years of capital markets experience. Mr. Caza-Lapointe began his career as an equity trader at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, one of Canada’s leading institutional pension fund management institutions. Subsequently, he joined CIBC where he spent more than 11 years as an institutional sales professional, culminating in a team-lead role for the region of Montreal, and covering a broad spectrum of investors throughout Canada.
Commenting on the appointment of Messrs. Seward and Caza-Lapointe, Blair Way, President and CEO of Patriot, remarked: “We are excited to welcome Brad and Olivier to the Patriot team. Both bring a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the industry and financial markets, and we believe their expertise will be instrumental in fostering strong relationships with our investors and stakeholders.”
About Patriot Battery Metals Inc.
Patriot Battery Metals Inc. is a hard-rock lithium exploration company focused on advancing its district-scale 100% owned Corvette Property located in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay region of Quebec, Canada, and proximal to regional road and powerline infrastructure. The Corvette Property hosts the CV5 Spodumene Pegmatite with a maiden inferred mineral resource estimate1 of 109.2 Mt at 1.42% Li2O and ranks as the largest lithium pegmatite resource in the Americas based on contained lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE), and one of the top 10 largest lithium pegmatite resources in the world. Additionally, the Corvette Property hosts multiple other spodumene pegmatite clusters that remain to be drill tested, as well as more than 20 km of prospective trend that remain to be assessed.
1 Mineral resources are not minerals reserves as they do not have demonstrated economic viability. The effective date of the mineral resource estimate is June 25, 2023 (through drill hole CV23‑190) and base case cut-off grade 0.40% Li2O.
This news release has been approved by the Board of Directors.
Blair Way, President, CEO, & Director
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SOURCE Patriot Battery Metals Inc