VANCOUVER, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sandstorm Gold Ltd. ("Sandstorm" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT:SAND, TSX:SSL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary L. Little to the Company's Board of Directors.
Ms. Little is a director and founder of Mirasol Resources Ltd. ("Mirasol"), a precious metals company focused on exploration in Latin America. As the Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Little led Mirasol's growth as a successful prospect generator, and spearheaded corporate development activities, including the negotiation of joint ventures and the sale of a principal asset. Ms. Little's industry experience includes fifteen years in Latin America with major mining companies Newmont, Cyprus Amax and WMC Ltd., where she held management positions including Business Development Manager and Country Manager. Ms. Little has extensive experience in the exploration and evaluation of epithermal precious metals deposits, as well as porphyry and sediment-hosted mineral environments. She holds a M.Sc. degree in Earth Sciences from the University of California, and a MBA degree from the University of Colorado. Ms. Little has served as trustee for the Society of Economic Geologists Foundation since 2010.
Sandstorm's President & CEO, Nolan Watson remarked, "Adding someone with Mary's level of expertise and experience to our Board of Directors will further strengthen the Sandstorm team. We look forward to Mary's contribution as we continue to grow the Company."
ABOUT SANDSTORM GOLDSandstorm Gold Ltd. is a gold streaming company. Sandstorm provides upfront financing to gold mining companies that are looking for capital and in return, receives a gold streaming agreement. This agreement gives Sandstorm the right to purchase a percentage of the gold produced from a mine, for the life of the mine, at a fixed price per ounce. Sandstorm has acquired a portfolio of nine streams and twenty-eight royalties, fourteen of which are producing gold. Sandstorm plans to grow and diversify its low cost production profile through the acquisition of additional gold streams.