VANCOUVER, B.C., July 23, 2012 -- Newstrike Capital Inc. (TSXV: NES) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Thomas H. Bagan P.E. MBA, as Vice President of Project Development. Mr. Bagan brings over 30 years of industry experience in project development, advanced engineering and business development. He has held several senior management positions in open-pit and underground mines spanning four continents and 14 countries. Most recently, Mr. Bagan was Vice President, Corporate Development at Minefinders Corporation. Mr. Bagan will be responsible for directing project development and overseeing the engineering studies at Newstrike’s ‘Ana Paula’ project located in Guerrero, Mexico.
“We are delighted to have Tom join the Newstrike team,” commented Richard Whittall, President and CEO of Newstrike Capital Inc. “His significant business and engineering experience in Mexico with open pit and underground mines will be a tremendous asset to advancing ‘Ana Paula’ to the turn-key development stage.”
About Newstrike (TSX.V: NES)
Newstrike Capital Inc. is a gold-silver focused explorer, targeting known and historic mining districts in Mexico. Current management and directors have participated in all of the Guerrero Gold Belt discoveries, including Goldcorp’s Los Filos Mine and Torex Gold Resources’ advanced stage Morelos Project in Guerrero State.
Newstrike holds a 100% interest in certain exploration properties in Mexico located within two established mining districts: the Au (Ag-Cu) skarn-porphyry camp of the Guerrero Gold Belt and the polymetallic Pb-Zn-Ag (Au-Cu) rich epithermal camp of the mining districts of Oaxaca State.
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