Board Appointment

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Greatland Gold plc (LON:GGP), the London Stock Exchange AIM listed precious and base metals exploration and development business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael McNeilly as Non-Executive Director with effect from today’s date.

Michael McNeilly is Chief Executive Officer of Metal Tiger PLC (LON:MTR) and is an experienced corporate financier having advised private and publicly listed companies on a variety of corporate transactions during his tenure at Arden Capital Partners (LON:ARDN) and Allenby Capital. Michael studied Biology at Imperial College London and has a BA in Economics from the American Unverisity in Paris.

Gervaise Heddle, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are very pleased to announce Michael McNeilly’s appointment as a Non-Executive Director of Greatland Gold. Michael brings valuable experience managing complex corporate transactions to the team and his appointment further strengthens the partnership between Greatland Gold and Metal Tiger.”

Award of Director Options

As part of his terms of appointment, Michael McNeilly will be awarded options over 14 million ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in the capital of Greatland Gold. Each option has a 6 month vesting period, a life of three years from vesting date at an exercise price of 0.4 pence per share.

The following information is disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules 

Mr David Michael McNeilly, aged 30, holds or has held the following directorships or partnerships in the past five years:


Metal Tiger IHQ Company Limited

Metal Capital Limited

Metal Tiger PLC


There are no past directorships


Michael McNeilly is the CEO of Metal Tiger PLC which in turn owns 90.5 million ordinary shares in the Company (representing approximately 5.4% of the total issued share capital). Michael McNeilly holds no shares in the Company.

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