Element79 Gold Corp. pleased to welcome Mr. Antonios Maragakis to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Maragakis holds a distinguished resume, including management and director-level positions overseeing multi-billion dollar project portfolios internationally at organizations. such as: Barrick Gold Corporation, where he lead project controls in North America across a portfolio of 70+ projects worth over $2.3 billion. Skeena Resources Limited, where he worked closely with executive leadership to develop the Eskay Creek Project and corporate processes and management systems. Freeport-McMoRan Inc., where he helped develop the $3 billion Indonesian Copper Smelter Project which includes a 2 million ton/annum smelter and precious metal recovery plant. Eldorado Gold Corporation, where he was Project Director for the over $1 billion Skouries Project as well as leading the operational turnaround of the Kassandra Mines.