Junior exploration company Garrison International has appointed two new directors to its board in the aim of pushing the company forward with its project goals. Maurice Colson and Edward C Rochette have joined the board of directors with Garrison’s president Blair Krueger stating the company is delighted to have them on board.

“They both bring a wealth of knowledge and broaden the board’s combined experience, which will assist Garrison in developing its projects and keep focus on the acquisition of advanced stage gold properties in Mongolia.”

Maurice Colson has worked in the investment industry for more than 35 years and is actively involved in providing strategic counsel and assistance with financing to emerging private and public companies in Canada and to Canadian companies operating in China, Africa and South America. He sits on the board of directors of several TSX and TSX Venture listed companies and is a founding director and the former chairman of Lithium One.

Edward Rochette is chief executive officer of East Asia Minerals Corporation. His primary experience involves setting up initial corporate and legal structures for new ventures, negotiating joint venture agreements and the acquisition of property rights, obtaining operating licences and legal due diligence. He has concluded mining transactions involving gold and other precious metals, uranium, iron ore, nickel, coal and oil & gas in Asia, Central Asia, Africa, North America and a number of countries in South America, as well as the Balkan and Scandinavian regions in Europe.

In other news, the company has proposed a share consolidation and name change to its shareholders. Garrison put the new name of Desert Eagle Resources to shareholders at its December annual special meeting. The company also wants to consolidate more than 173 million outstanding common shares to facilitate future financings on the basis that one new common share would be issued for every 18 outstanding common shares.


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