NEWS

November 23, 2021

CERRADO ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENT

•    Senior mining finance & M&A professional to augment growth opportunities

TORONTO, CANADA, November 23, 2021 – Cerrado Gold (the “Company”) (TSXV:CERT) (OTCQX:CRDOF),  is pleased to announce that David Ball has joined Cerrado Gold as Vice President, Business Development.  

Mr. Ball was most recently Chief Financial Officer of Santiago Metals Limitada., a private Chilean based copper producer and portfolio company of US Private Equity group, Denham Capital. Previously he held several positions at Macquarie Capital, an Australian Investment Bank. During his career in the metals and mining sector, Mr. Ball has been actively involved in M&A, corporate advisory and fund raising of both equity and debt. Mr. Ball brings mining focused operational and capital markets experience from Australia, South East Asia and North & South America. Mr. Ball holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction (Curtin University) and a Masters of Finance (INSEAD).

Mark Brennan, CEO & Co Chairman, stated, “We are very pleased to have an established mining finance and M&A professional of David’s calibre join the management team at Cerrado. David’s considerable industry knowledge and market intelligence will help the Company to continue on its rapid growth path.”