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- – Highly Decorated Military officer Col Appleton agrees to lead Strategic Advisory Board for commercialization of Land mine (UXO) technology.
– Col(ret) Appleton brings operational experience and connections with Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG) the 4th largest Iron ore producer globally
– Windfall is making a commitment to invest in low carbon/zero carbon resource development solutions as part of its business plan.
Brossard, Quebec – TheNewswire – April 21st, 2021 – Windfall Geotek Inc. (the “Company”, or “Windfall”) (TSXV:WIN) (OTC:WINKF) (FSE:L7C2) a mining technology company and a leader in the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and advanced knowledge-extraction techniques since 2005 announces it has engaged a decorated officer Colonel (ret) Stephen Appleton, MSM, CD, PEng, MBA, MSS to chair the Strategic Projects advisory board. Col. Appleton brings decades of operational experience in Canada, Sarajevo, Iraq, Afghanistan and Central Asia working on clean energy, environmental, and land decontamination projects with private industry, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Canadian and US Military, and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). Furthermore Col. Appleton brings a wealth of resource sector experience and connections as the head of Canadian operations for Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG), the 4th largest producer of iron ore globally.
Dinesh Kandanchatha, Chairman commented, “Col. Appleton is one of those rare leaders who has distinguished himself with service to country, while simultaneously building a pedigree of operational and engineering experience in the civilian domain. I am looking forward to leveraging his experience and network on the core strategic initiatives that form Windfall’s long term sustainable competitive advantage.”
Col. Appleton will work with the board to advance the strategic initiatives for Environmental Social Governance (ESG), EagleEye™ for UXO commercialization, and the selection of development partners for resource development projects that leverage Windfall’s AI technology.
Col. Appleton Commented: “I have known Mr. Kandanchatha for over two decades, and Windfall is the next chapter of a career focused on creating value through Technology, and social good. I am excited to bring my experience in the military, environmental, and resource sectors to advance these worthy initiatives, and drive long term value for shareholders.”
Col. Appleton holds an engineering degree from the Royal Military College of Canada, an MBA from the University of Ottawa, and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from the prestigious US Army War College in Pennsylvania. He has completed executive leadership programs from Queens University Business School and at the Woodside Institute in Palo Alto, CA.
In connection with the appointment, Windfall announces the grant of options to Col. Appleton, exercisable for a period of 5 years at $0.42.
About Windfall Geotek – Powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) since 2005
Windfall is an Artificial Intelligence company that has been in business for over 15 years developing its proprietary analysis (AI) and data mining techniques. Windfall Geotek can count on a multidisciplinary team that includes professionals in geophysics, geology, Artificial Intelligence, and mathematics. It combines available public and private datasets including geophysical, drill hole and surface data. The algorithms designed and employed by Windfall are calculated to highlight areas of interest that have the potential to be geologically similar to other gold deposits and mineralization. The Company’s objective is to develop a new royalty stream by significantly enhancing and participating in the exploration success rate of mining and to continue the Land Mine detection application as a high priority. Windfall has played a part in numerous past discoveries utilizing its methodology as described at: https://windfallgeotek.com/.
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Mr. Simran Kamboj President and CTO
Tel: 1 (450) 678-8882
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