(Solaris Resources, 16.Mar.2021) — Solaris Resources Inc. announced appointment of Mr. Kevin Thomson to its Board of Directors effective immediately.
Mr. Thomson brings over 35 years of senior strategic mergers and acquisitions experience in the mining industry. Mr. Thomson currently serves as Senior Executive Vice President, Strategic Matters for Barrick Gold Corporation where he is involved in all matters of strategic significance, including the management of complex negotiations, development of corporate strategy, involvement in complex legal issues, and governance related matters. Prior to joining Barrick in 2014, Mr. Thomson was a senior partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, and was one of Canada’s leading mergers and acquisitions lawyers where he advised many of Canada’s largest and most successful public companies, including Barrick, on a number of industry leading transactions and also was a key strategic and legal advisor to a number of the country’s leading private enterprises. Mr. Thomson was the longest standing member of the committee responsible for managing the Davies Ward firm.