Sandstorm Appoints Nolan Watson as President and Chief Executive Officer
September 23, 2008
Vancouver, B.C., September 23, 2008 -- Sandstorm Resources Ltd. (TSXV: SSL) ("Sandstorm" or "the Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Nolan Watson as the President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Watson will also join the Board of Directors after being elected at the Company's annual meeting of shareholders.
Mr. Watson is the former Chief Financial Officer of Silver Wheaton Corp., a mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. In that role, Mr. Watson helped raise over US$1 billion in debt and equity to fund Silver Wheaton's growth. Mr. Watson is a Charted Accountant, holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder and received a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with honours, from the University of British Columbia. He has won numerous awards for his professional and charitable achievements including the Valedictorian of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and was recognized as one of the "Most Motivated" CFA's in the world by CFA Magazine.
The Board would like to thank Marcel de Groot who has been the Chief Executive Officer of Sandstorm since April of 2008. Mr. de Groot will remain on the Board of Directors of Sandstorm.
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