Grandview Gold Inc. Welcomes Mr. Harold Wolkin, CFA, MAEcon to Its Board of Dire
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Red Lake Gold District, Ontario - Rice Lake Gold District, Manitoba - Giulianita, Peru
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 15, 2008) - Grandview Gold Inc. (TSX:GVX)(OTCBB:GVGDF) ("Grandview" or the "Company") Grandview is extraordinarily pleased to announce that Mr. Harold M. Wolkin, CFA, MAEcon, respected Investment banker and financial analyst has joined the Company's Board of Directors.
Harold Wolkin was a managing director in the Diversified Industries Group of BMO Capital Markets, a major Canadian investment dealer until January 31, 2008. He is an accomplished, trusted and successful investment banker and financial analyst with over 30 years of experience and success.
"We are extraordinarily pleased to welcome someone of Mr. Wolkin's calibre to the Grandview Board of Directors," says Grandview President & CEO Paul Sarjeant. "His capital markets experience will without question be a major asset to the Company and, if past performance is any indication of the scope of Harold's talents and abilities then his position on our board will most certainly contribute greatly to our success."
Mr. Wolkin is a man of many accomplishments but few words. On his appointment to the Grandview Board of Directors he says simply, "I am delighted to join the Grandview team and excited to contribute to the company's growth initiatives and future success."
Mr. Wolkin entered the Investment Industry in 1976 as a Financial Analyst and Economist. In 1983, he joined BMO Nesbit Burns as a Senior Research Analyst responsible for Management and Diversified Companies. During his tenure, he was the number one ranked analyst in his sector and was a member of Canada's Number One Research team as rated by Brendan Wood & Company.
In 1992, he moved to BMO Nesbit Burns's Investment and Corporate Banking Group. Over the following 15 years he represented his firm as a lead underwriter for a number of Canada's largest equity offerings. He also was responsible for the origination and the successful marketing of a large number of Initial Public Offerings and equity financings for a wide range of issuers and advised numerous corporations on mergers and acquisitions.
He received a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from York University and a Master of Arts (Economics and Finance) degree from The University of Toronto. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a former president of the CFA Society of Toronto.
Grandview Gold Inc. is a gold exploration company focused on creating value for shareholders by applying advanced geology, geochemical and geophysical science to reduce exploration and development costs at numerous high-grade gold properties in major gold camps of North America.
This document may contain forward looking statements, relating to the Company's operations or the environment in which it operates, which are based on Grandview Gold Inc.'s operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict, and/or beyond Grandview Gold Inc.'s control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. Consequently, readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Grandview Gold Inc. disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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Grandview Gold Inc.
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