NetworkNewsBreaks – First Cobalt Corp. (TSX.V: FCC) (OTCQX: FTSSF) Appoints Three-Term Idaho Governor Butch Otter to its Board of Directors

February 21, 2019 10:21:18

Vertically integrated North American pure-play cobalt company First Cobalt (TSX.V: FCC) (OTCQX: FTSSF) (ASX: FCC) this morning announced the appointment of former Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter to its board of directors. Governor Otter has an extensive political career, serving in both federal and state positions. In January 2019, he retired as Idaho’s governor following a 12-year tenure, making him the longest consecutively-serving governor in the United States. First Cobalt intends to draw on Governor Otter’s extensive knowledge of the Idaho state landscape as it advances the Iron Creek Cobalt Project. Prior to entering politics, Governor Otter’s career experience spans over 30 years as a business leader, including 12 years as president of Simplot International. “It is an honour to welcome Butch to the Board,” First Cobalt Chairman Paul Matysek said in the news release. “The former Governor brings extensive political experience and a strong business acumen, both of which will serve our Company and shareholders well. This key addition to the board of First Cobalt will certainly help advance our interests in becoming a leading producer in the United States.”

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About First Cobalt Corp.

First Cobalt is a North American pure-play cobalt company whose flagship asset is the Iron Creek Cobalt Project in Idaho, USA, which has Inferred mineral resources of 26.9 million tonnes grading 0.11% cobalt equivalent. The company also owns the only permitted cobalt refinery in North America and 50 past-producing mines in the Canadian Cobalt Camp. For more information, visit

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