Vancouver, B.C. March 25, 2021 (TSX-V:OGN) Orogen Royalties Inc. ("Orogen" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Roland Butler to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Butler has worked in royalty and prospect generation for over twenty years. He is a co-founder of Altius Minerals Corporation (TSX:ALS) where he served as Vice President and Director from listing in 1997 to 2010.
Roland then served as CEO of Callinan Royalties Corporation from 2011 to 2014, which structured the funding of numerous early-stage exploration alliances resulting in the generation of mineral projects, including the Silicon gold project (now owned by AngloGold Ashanti NA), where Orogen holds a 1% net smelter return royalty.
“Orogen’s objective is to build a royalty business based on the Company’s core strengths in mineral exploration and industry experience. We hold a high-quality portfolio of royalties on early to advance stage projects with significant growth and near-term production potential. Orogen also has several active joint ventures in Canada, USA, and Mexico that are structured for royalty creation”, commented Orogen’s CEO Paddy Nicol. “Mr. Butler’s depth of experience enhances the board’s skillset that will help Orogen achieve its goals.”
As part of Mr. Butler’s compensation, the Board has agreed to grant 500,000 incentive stock at a price of $0.33 for a period of five years. The foregoing is subject to regulatory approval.
Orogen also announces that pursuant to its news release on February 10, 2021, the Company has decided to cancel the grant of nine million incentive stock options with a price of $0.35 per share for a period of ten years.
About Orogen Royalties Inc.
Orogen Royalties Inc. is engaged in project generation for precious and base metal discoveries in western North America with a focus on organic royalty creation and royalty acquisitions. Orogen’s royalty portfolio includes the Ermitaño West gold deposit in Sonora, Mexico (2% NSR) being developed by First Majestic Silver Corp. and the Silicon gold project (1% NSR) in Nevada, USA, being advanced by AngloGold Ashanti N.A. The Company is well financed with several projects actively being developed by joint venture partners.
On Behalf of the Board
OROGEN ROYALTIES INC.
President & CEO
To find out more about Orogen, please contact Paddy Nicol, President & CEO at 604-248-8648, and Liliana Wong, Manager of Marketing and Investor Relations at 604-248-8648. Visit our website at www.orogenroyalties.com.
Orogen Royalties Inc.
1201 - 510 West Hastings Street
Canada V6B 1L8
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