Eastmain Announces Appointment of Tamara Brown to Board of Directors

January 29, 2018

Eastmain Announces Appointment of Tamara Brown to Board of Directors

Toronto, Ontario, January 29, 2018 - Eastmain Resources Inc. (“Eastmain” or the “Company”- TSX:ER, OTCQX:EANRF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tamara Brown to the Board of Directors.

Ms. Brown is a mining industry professional with over 20 years of experience in the mining and financial sectors. She is currently the Vice President of Corporate Development for Primero Mining Corp. and sits on the Board of Superior Gold Inc.  Ms. Brown was previously Vice President, Investor Relations for Primero from 2010 to 2015 and Director of Investor Relations for IAMGOLD Corp. from 2009 to 2010. Formerly, Ms. Brown was an investor relations consultant for several junior exploration companies, partner of a boutique investment banking firm and a professional engineer in the mining industry. She graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Curtin University in Australia and has completed the Chartered Business Valuator course at York University.

Laurence Curtis, Eastmain Resources Chairman stated “On behalf of the Board we welcome Tamara. Her strong skills and experience in the marketing, financial and technical aspects of our business will be a great addition to our Board. We look forward to working with her as we advance Eastmain’s gold portfolio”.

About Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER)

Eastmain is a Canadian exploration company with 100% interest in the Eau Claire and Eastmain Mine Gold Deposits, both of which are located within the James Bay District of Quebec. Clearwater, host of the Eau Claire Deposit, is the Company’s core asset with access to superior infrastructure in a favourable mining jurisdiction. Eastmain also holds a pipeline of exploration projects in this new Canadian mining district, including being a partner in the Éléonore South Joint Venture.

For more information: 

Claude Lemasson, President and CEO

+1 647-347-3765

Joe Fazzini, CFO & VP Corporate Development

+1 647-347-3735

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