Vancouver, British Columbia, February 16, 2023 – Cosa Resources Corp. (CSE: COSA) (“Cosa Resources” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Morgans as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Morgans assumes the role of Chief Financial Officer from Mr. Wes Short, who will continue to serve the Company as a Director and Executive Vice President.
“We are very pleased to have Darren join the Cosa Resources team”, said Keith Bodnarchuk, President and CEO of Cosa Resources. “Darren is a seasoned financial executive with over 25 years of experience in the mining sector in Canada and Australia and has held the role of CFO for a variety of public mining companies. Darren’s skills greatly complement the current Cosa team, and we look forward to working together on growing the company.”
Darren Morgans, a Canadian CPA and Australian CA, has been a practicing finance professional since 1995 and has worked with Canadian and Australian publicly listed resource companies for 25 years. Mr. Morgans is currently CFO of Velocity Minerals, a gold explorer and developer with assets in Bulgaria. Prior to Velocity, Mr. Morgans was the CFO of Perpetua Resources Corp. (formerly Midas Gold Corp.). At Perpetua he assisted with its IPO in 2011 and subsequently raised over $C200 million in equity, convertible debt and royalty financings, to advance the Stibnite Gold Project from a small resource to a Feasibility Study with almost 5 million oz in reserves. Prior to joining Perpetua in 2011, he was the Controller and Secretary for Terrane Metals Corp. prior to its acquisition by Thompson Creek Metals. He has also worked for Placer Dome Inc. and Mount Isa Mines. Mr. Morgans began his career with PwC after obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland.
About Cosa Resources
Cosa Resources is a Canadian mineral exploration company based in Vancouver, BC and is currently focused on the exploration of its uranium and copper projects in northern Saskatchewan. The portfolio includes four uranium exploration properties; Ursa, Orion, Castor and Charcoal totaling 87,800 ha in the eastern Athabasca Basin. It also includes the Heron Project: three mineral claims approximately 180 km north of La Ronge, Saskatchewan that are prospective for sedimentary-hosted copper mineralization.
The team behind Cosa Resources has a track record of success in Saskatchewan, with several decades of combined experience in uranium exploration, discovery, and development in the province.
Keith Bodnarchuk, President and CEO
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