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Mason Graphite Announces Appointment of a Chief Operating Officer

MONTRÉAL, June 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mason Graphite Inc. ("Mason Graphite" or the “Corporation") (TSX.V: LLG; OTCQX: MGPHF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jean L’Heureux, P. Eng., M. Eng., as Chief Operating Officer of the Corporation, effective immediately.

Since graduating in 1993, Mr. L’Heureux spent most of his career in the natural graphite industry, first with Imerys and since 2013, with the Corporation, where he has been in charge of all of the technical matters of the first and second transformation projects (exploration, process development, technical studies and operations). He is a graduate of Laval University (Québec City) in metallurgical engineering. He also completed a Master’s in Management of Engineering from University of Sherbrooke.

Mr. Paul R. Carmel, Chairman of the Board and interim CEO of Mason Graphite, commented: “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am very pleased to announce Jean’s appointment as COO. Mason Graphite is very fortunate to have an executive with Jean’s level of experience in the graphite industry to lead the Corporation into its next phase of growth.

About Mason Graphite

Mason Graphite is a Canadian corporation dedicated to the production and transformation of natural graphite. Its long-term strategy includes the development of value-added products, notably for green technologies like transport electrification. The Corporation also owns 100% of the rights to the Lac Guéret graphite deposit, one of the richest in the world. The Corporation is managed by an experienced team cumulating many decades of experience in graphite, covering production, sales, as well as research and development.

For more information: www.masongraphite.com

Mason Graphite Inc.
Ana Rodrigues at info@masongraphite.com or 1 514 289 3580
Head Office: 3030, boulevard Le Carrefour, bureau 600, Laval, Québec, H7T 2P5

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