Carson City, NV, 12 October 2016 – (OTC Pink: FMNJ) (FMNJ) – William A. Petty, CEO of Franklin Mining, Inc. has announced his successor to the Presidency of Franklin Mining (FMNJ). Petty has named Robert Kinney as President and is committed to working with Kinney in South America to make for a smooth transition.
In making today’s announcement, Mr Petty said, “Robert Kinney will be appointed as the President of Franklin Mining effective October 17, 2016. He has over three decades of experience running and operating Corporations. He has a particularly strong background in managing staff, and overseeing the company finances in addition to his engineering prowess. His educational background is vast and varies from being a licensed CPA to holding a B.S. in Business Administration and a M.S. in Accounting. His skills and experience combined more than qualify him for the role of President of Franklin Mining, Inc.”
For the past 24 months, Mr Kinney has been an integral part of Franklin Mining, assisting with operations and securing financing for the equipment placed in Bolivia in 2015. Petty and Kinney will work together to ensure the continuation of local community outreach via social programs in towns such as Oruro and Tipuani.
To further contribute to the success of Franklin Mining, Petty has named longtime partner Robert Drinkard to the Board of Directors and as the new Vice President of Operations in Bolivia. Drinkard and Petty have made several trips to Bolivia in order to meet with the Coopertivas and the local communities, while Drinkard has held a presence in South America for the past 10 years. Kurt Spenkoch will remain as Secretary and Treasurer.
About Franklin Mining, Inc. (FMNJ: OTCMKTS US). The company operates various mine sites under joint venture arrangements with companies in Bolivia, Peru and Mexico exercising highest standards of quality and efficiency by optimizing its resources and the preservation of the environment. In this way Franklin Mining generates value in the fields in which it operates and the projects it explores and exploits, besides contributing to the socio-economic and cultural development in the community and country it operates. Moreover, it develops mining operations through safe, low cost, innovative technology, social commitment and respect for the environment, creating value for the shareholders, employees, and the region in which it operates.
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