Ultra Lithium Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ULI) ("the Company" or "Ultra") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David I. Groves to the Company's Advisory Board effective immediately.
Dr. David I. Groves, BSc Honours (1st class), PhD.
Dr. Groves received a BSc Honours (1st class) and PhD from the University of Tasmania. He joined the University of Western Australia (UWA) as Professor of Economic Geology and became Founder and Director of the Key Centre for Strategic Mineral Deposits (later the Centre for Global Metallogeny). Dr. Groves has a distinguished career as a geologist and educator and has been honored as a Fellow of Australian Academy of Science. Throughout his career, he has supervised over 250 graduates for BSc Honours, MSc or PhD degrees and authored or co-authored around 500 publications in economic geology.
He was President of the Geological Society of Australia, the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) and the European Society of Economic Geologists (SGA) and has been awarded 11 medals for his research, including the SEG Penrose Gold Medal, the SGA-Newmont Gold Medal and the Geological Association of Canada Medal. Before retirement from UWA as Emeritus Professor, he organized the foundation of the now successful Centre for Exploration Targeting at UWA. Since retirement, he has been awarded an honorary DSc from UWA and consulted to the exploration industry and investment groups on all continents, mainly for Canadian companies in Africa and Brazil.
Marc Morin, Ultra Lithium's President & Chief Executive Officer, said:
"We are extremely pleased to have someone of Dr. Groves' caliber joining our advisory board. He will be an invaluable resource as we move forward in developing our highly prospective Serbian assets."