October 31, 2008 - ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ATC) announces changes to management. These changes are effective today.
Mr. Ian Talbot has taken the role of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Talbot brings over 25 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry as both a lawyer and an exploration geologist. As a geologist he has worked with both junior and major resource companies. As a lawyer, he has practiced exclusively in the areas of mining and securities law in private practice and as in-house counsel with BHP Billiton World Exploration Inc. Mr. Talbot is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Arcus Development Group Inc., a TSX-Venture Exchange company operating in Mexico.
Mr. Robert Dinning has accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Dinning is a Chartered Accountant, and a lifetime member of The Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants having qualified with the firm of Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co, now known as KPMG. In 1976, with a background in corporate services including finance, accounting systems and general corporate management, Mr. Dinning became a self employed management or business consultant specializing in general corporate management, accounting systems and filing requirements for public companies in the mining, high tech, and forestry industries. Mr. Dinning is currently an officer and director of four other publicly trading mineral exploration companies.
Mr. Douglas Goss has resigned as Vice-President of Business Development and Finance but will remain a Director.
Mr. James Stephen has resigned as Director but has been retained as a consultant to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Douglas Eaton has resigned as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Eaton is assuming a larger role with Strategic Metals Ltd., a major shareholder of ATAC. He will continue to provide geological consulting services to ATAC on a priority basis.
“We are elated to have Ian and Robert join ATAC’s team and to maintain active consulting relationships with Mr. Stephen and Mr. Eaton, who will continue to provide their invaluable advice to the Company”, says Graham Downs, CEO of ATAC Resources Ltd. Ian’s and Robert’s combined legal, geological and financial experience will compliment existing management strengths by expanding our industry networks and adding specialized knowledge”.
For additional information concerning ATAC Resources Ltd. or its various exploration projects please visit ATAC’s website at www.atacresources.com or contact:
Graham Downs, CEO
ATAC Resources Ltd.
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