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Winshear Appoints Patricio Varas as President

April 9, 2024

In Advance of Drill Programme at the Gaban Gold Project in Peru 

Winshear Gold Corp. (TSXV: WINS) (‘Winshear’ or the ‘Company’) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Patricio Varas as President of the Company, effective immediately.  

Mr. Varas is a Professional Geoscientist and Mining Executive with over 38 years’ experience in mineral exploration, mine development and corporate management. He has extensive experience in developing precious and base metal exploration and mining projects around the world. He has played integral roles in the discovery of world class mineral deposits and mines (Santo Domingo Sur Cu-Fe in Chile, Diavik Diamonds - NWT, and Milestone Potash - Saskatchewan), delivery of major feasibility studies and has overseen significant mineral asset sales and corporate transactions.

The Company also announces that Mr. Mark Sander has stepped down from the role of President, but he will continue to serve as a Director of Winshear. The Company thanks Mark for his efforts in advancing the Gaban gold project in Peru through the discovery, delineation, and drill permitting of a compelling gold target.

The Company is working towards commencement of a first-ever drill programme testing the Coritiri Target at the Gaban Gold Project. The programme is planned to start in Q3 2024.

About Winshear Gold Corp.

Winshear Gold Corp. is a Canadian-based minerals exploration company advancing the Gaban Gold Project in the Puno region of Peru. The Company considers Gaban to be one of the hard-rock sources of gold contributing to the 700km2 Madre de Dios alluvial goldfield, located 50km north of, and downstream from, the Gaban gold project. 

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