November 28, 2022
TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / November 28, 2022 / RooGold Inc. (CSE:ROO)(OTC PINK:JNCCF)(Frankfurt:5VHA) (“RooGold” or the “Company“) is pleased to report that Vishal Gupta, M.Sc., P. Geo, has been appointed interim President & CEO of the Company. Mr. Gupta is a P. Geo. registered with the Professional Geoscientists of Ontario, who brings considerable mining industry expertise and public markets experience to RooGold. He currently serves as the President and CEO of Caprock Mining Corp., a CSE-listed gold exploration company focused on projects in Ontario, Canada. Prior to joining Caprock, Mr. Gupta served as the President and CEO of California Gold Mining Inc., an advanced-stage gold exploration company also listed on the CSE.
Previously, he worked as an equity research analyst and investment banker covering the mining sector for a number of Toronto-based financial institutions including Desjardins Securities, Cormark Securities, Dundee Capital Markets, Fraser Mackenzie and Global Financial. During his tenure in capital markets, Mr. Gupta performed independent technical due diligence, M&A advisory and comprehensive valuation analysis on a wide variety of resource projects across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Nicaragua.
Mr. Gupta holds a Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of Toronto, and started his career as an exploration geologist for junior resource companies where he was involved in the planning, preparation, execution and reconciliation of exploration programs.
Mr. Gupta stated, “I look forward to assisting RooGold in achieving its corporate objectives during this delicate phase of its life cycle. Management’s top priority is to streamline operations and generate meaningful geological progress on the Company’s vast property portfolio in Australia. The Company’s Board of Directors will continue its search for a permanent President & CEO who will lead RooGold towards generating long-term incremental shareholder value.”
Carlos Espinosa has resigned from his position as CEO of the Company to pursue other opportunities.