OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Northern Shield Resources Inc. ("Northern
Shield") (TSX-V: NRN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marcus Archer to the board of
directors of Northern Shield and the appointment of James O'Sullivan as
Northern's Shield's corporate secretary to replace Mr. Archer's vacancy
of that position.
Mr. Archer is a partner at Norton Rose Canada LLP (formerly Macleod
Dixon LLP) and has been practicing corporate and securities law
primarily for energy and resource companies, with a focus on mergers &
acquisitions and corporate finance, since 1998. He is a director and
officer of a number of private companies and had been Northern Shield's
corporate secretary since 2003. Mr. Archer holds an economics degree
from the University of Western Ontario and a law degree from the
University of Alberta.
Mr. Ian Bliss, Northern Shield's President and Chief Executive Officer,
stated "We are delighted to have Mr. Archer join Northern Shield's
Board of Directors, his expertise and comprehensive understanding of
corporate transactions are a valuable addition to Northern Shield's
Board and well suited for our planned growth and objectives."
James O'Sullivan, a senior securities associate at Norton Rose Canada
LLP, replaces Mr. Archer as Northern Shield's corporate secretary. Mr.
O'Sullivan has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of
Calgary and a law degree from the University of Western Ontario.
Northern Shield is an innovative, results-driven Canadian company
focused on Ni-Cu-PGE exploration in Ontario and Quebec and Cu-Zn-Ag
mineralization at Wabassi. Its mission is to create a successful
mineral exploration company through technical excellence and efficient
management, where success is measured by the identification and
development of high-quality mineral exploration projects, which may
ultimately be optioned, sold or developed for maximum return on
No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information
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