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Patagonia Gold Beefs Up Board

South American gold miner Patagonia Gold (LON:PGD, TSE:PAT) has bolstered its board with the appointments of Manuel de Prado and Glenn Featherby as non-executive directors.

Featherby brings over 30 years' experience in the resources sector and is currently chairman of Australia-based Hawkley Oil & Gas and Forte Energy NL. He was previously finance director of AIM-listed Regal Petroleum.

De Prado, meanwhile, comes with 25 years under his belt in the financial services sector, having headed up Chase Manhattan SGIIC, covering private banking and asset management in Spain and Portugal.

"On behalf of the board, I am pleased to welcome our two new Directors, Mr Manuel Prado and Mr Glenn Featherby, who have been recently appointed," said chairman Carlos Miguens.

"Both Mr Prado and Mr Featherby bring valuable experience toPatagonia Gold; we look forward to working with them and together continue guiding the future of our company."

The duo joins the ranks with immediate effect.

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