Click here to close now.


News Feed Item

Gentor Announces Corporate and Board Appointments

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/14/14 -- Gentor Resources Inc. ("Gentor" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GNT) has made several corporate and board changes effective immediately. Arnold Kondrat, currently Executive Vice-President, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company replacing Dr. Peter Ruxton. Dr. Ruxton will continue as a director on the board of directors of the Company. "We would like to thank Peter for leading Gentor's exploration activities in Turkey and Oman and look forward to his continued support and technical expertise as a member of the board," commented Arnold Kondrat. Mr. Kondrat has been Executive Vice-President and a director of Gentor for the past 7 years. He has been involved in corporate finance activities for over 25 years. He is also President and Managing Director of Sterling Portfolio Securities Inc., a private venture capital firm based in Toronto. Mr. Kondrat is a founding director of Banro Corporation, Delrand Resources Limited and Loncor Resources Inc.

Two new directors, Richard Lachcik and Bill Wilson, have been appointed to Gentor's board, replacing David Twist and Rudolph de Bruin. "We would like to thank David and Rudolph for their valuable contributions to Gentor as directors of the Company over the last 4 years and welcome Richard and Bill to the Gentor board," stated Mr. Kondrat.

Mr. Lachcik is a partner of the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, which acts as counsel to Gentor. He has been practising corporate and securities law in Toronto, Canada for over 29 years. Mr. Lachcik has extensive experience in representing public companies and has also acted for a number of investment dealers. He has been an officer and director of a number of Canadian public companies.

Mr. Wilson is currently director, Executive Vice President and CFO of TUVERA Exploration Inc. He has spent the last 30 years creating and managing sixteen international mining companies as a director, an officer and technical adviser. Previously he was Vice President of Kaiser Canada, President of Humphreys Mineral Industries, President of Basin Perlite Company, President and CEO of Banro Corporation, and President of New Horizon Uranium Corporation. Mr. Wilson graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a Metallurgical Engineering degree and received an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. He is a qualified professional member of the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America in Mining, Metallurgy and Environmental Compliance, a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, a fifty-year member of the Society of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration, a past chairman and honorary life member of the Colorado Mining Association and an adjunct instructor at the Colorado School of Mines in mining and industrial minerals.

About Gentor

Gentor is a mineral exploration company whose projects include copper and gold properties in Turkey and the Sultanate of Oman. The Company's strategy is to create shareholder value by developing highly prospective mineral properties around the globe, with current focus in Turkey and the Sultanate of Oman.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For further information, please visit our website at

Gentor Resources Inc.
Arnold T. Kondrat
President and CEO
+ 1 (416) 366 2221 or + 1 (800) 714 7938

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
DevOps is here to stay because it works. Most businesses using this methodology are already realizing a wide range of real, measurable benefits as a result of implementing DevOps, including the breakdown of inter-departmental silos, faster delivery of new features and more stable operating environments. To take advantage of the cloud’s improved speed and flexibility, development and operations teams need to work together more closely and productively. In his session at DevOps Summit, Prashanth...
DevOps has often been described in terms of CAMS: Culture, Automation, Measuring, Sharing. While we’ve seen a lot of focus on the “A” and even on the “M”, there are very few examples of why the “C" is equally important in the DevOps equation. In her session at @DevOps Summit, Lori MacVittie, of F5 Networks, will explore HTTP/1 and HTTP/2 along with Microservices to illustrate why a collaborative culture between Dev, Ops, and the Network is critical to ensuring success.
Containers have changed the mind of IT in DevOps. They enable developers to work with dev, test, stage and production environments identically. Containers provide the right abstraction for microservices and many cloud platforms have integrated them into deployment pipelines. DevOps and containers together help companies achieve their business goals faster and more effectively. In his session at DevOps Summit, Ruslan Synytsky, CEO and Co-founder of Jelastic, will review the current landscape of...
Today air travel is a minefield of delays, hassles and customer disappointment. Airlines struggle to revitalize the experience. GE and M2Mi will demonstrate practical examples of how IoT solutions are helping airlines bring back personalization, reduce trip time and improve reliability. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Dr. Sarah Cooper, M2Mi's VP Business Development and Engineering, will explore the IoT cloud-based platform technologies driv...
In their session at DevOps Summit, Asaf Yigal, co-founder and the VP of Product at, and Tomer Levy, co-founder and CEO of, will explore the entire process that they have undergone – through research, benchmarking, implementation, optimization, and customer success – in developing a processing engine that can handle petabytes of data. They will also discuss the requirements of such an engine in terms of scalability, resilience, security, and availability along with how the archi...
DevOps is gaining traction in the federal government – and for good reasons. Heightened user expectations are pushing IT organizations to accelerate application development and support more innovation. At the same time, budgetary constraints require that agencies find ways to decrease the cost of developing, maintaining, and running applications. IT now faces a daunting task: do more and react faster than ever before – all with fewer resources.
Overgrown applications have given way to modular applications, driven by the need to break larger problems into smaller problems. Similarly large monolithic development processes have been forced to be broken into smaller agile development cycles. Looking at trends in software development, microservices architectures meet the same demands. Additional benefits of microservices architectures are compartmentalization and a limited impact of service failure versus a complete software malfunction....
As a company adopts a DevOps approach to software development, what are key things that both the Dev and Ops side of the business must keep in mind to ensure effective continuous delivery? In his session at DevOps Summit, Mark Hydar, Head of DevOps, Ericsson TV Platforms, will share best practices and provide helpful tips for Ops teams to adopt an open line of communication with the development side of the house to ensure success between the two sides.
Docker is hot. However, as Docker container use spreads into more mature production pipelines, there can be issues about control of Docker images to ensure they are production-ready. Is a promotion-based model appropriate to control and track the flow of Docker images from development to production? In his session at DevOps Summit, Fred Simon, Co-founder and Chief Architect of JFrog, will demonstrate how to implement a promotion model for Docker images using a binary repository, and then show h...
The last decade was about virtual machines, but the next one is about containers. Containers enable a service to run on any host at any time. Traditional tools are starting to show cracks because they were not designed for this level of application portability. Now is the time to look at new ways to deploy and manage applications at scale. In his session at @DevOpsSummit, Brian “Redbeard” Harrington, a principal architect at CoreOS, will examine how CoreOS helps teams run in production. Attende...
There will be 20 billion IoT devices connected to the Internet soon. What if we could control these devices with our voice, mind, or gestures? What if we could teach these devices how to talk to each other? What if these devices could learn how to interact with us (and each other) to make our lives better? What if Jarvis was real? How can I gain these super powers? In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Chris Matthieu, co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, will show you!
Developing software for the Internet of Things (IoT) comes with its own set of challenges. Security, privacy, and unified standards are a few key issues. In addition, each IoT product is comprised of at least three separate application components: the software embedded in the device, the backend big-data service, and the mobile application for the end user's controls. Each component is developed by a different team, using different technologies and practices, and deployed to a different stack/...
Clutch is now a Docker Authorized Consulting Partner, having completed Docker's certification course on the "Docker Accelerator for CI Engagements." More info about Clutch's success implementing Docker can be found here. Docker is an open platform for developers and system administrators to build, ship and run distributed applications. With Docker, IT organizations shrink application delivery from months to minutes, frictionlessly move workloads between data centers and the cloud and achieve 2...
Mobile messaging has been a popular communication channel for more than 20 years. Finnish engineer Matti Makkonen invented the idea for SMS (Short Message Service) in 1984, making his vision a reality on December 3, 1992 by sending the first message ("Happy Christmas") from a PC to a cell phone. Since then, the technology has evolved immensely, from both a technology standpoint, and in our everyday uses for it. Originally used for person-to-person (P2P) communication, i.e., Sally sends a text...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Sandy Carter, IBM General Manager Cloud Ecosystem and Developers, and a Social Business Evangelist, will keynote at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.