Skeena Appoints New Director

Skeena Appoints New Director

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Vancouver, BC (December 15, 2016) Skeena Resources Limited (TSX.V: SKE) (“Skeena” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Parry to the Board of Directors of the Company as an independent director.

“We are privileged to have Mr. Parry join the Board of Skeena. Mr. Parry has held leadership positions for a number of mining companies across a broad range of commodities. He brings a strong technical background and a proven business track record. His depth of experience in all aspects of junior mining includes exploration, development and mine finance. Mr. Parry will be an invaluable addition to Skeena’s Board of Directors,” commented Walter Coles Jr., Skeena’s President & CEO.

Mr. Parry is currently the President & CEO and co-founder of IsoEnergy Ltd. He is also a co-founder and director of NexGen Energy Ltd. and a Senior Advisor and a founding-shareholder of EMR Capital. Prior to that, Mr. Parry was a co-founder and Executive Director of the Tigers Realm Group of companies and is the former CEO of Tigers Realm Coal where he led the discovery and development of the Amaam North coking coal project. Mr. Parry began his career as a geologist with Rio Tinto. He holds an Honours Degree in Geology from the University of New South Wales and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

This appointment is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.
About Skeena
Skeena Resources Limited is a junior Canadian mining exploration company focused on developing prospective base and precious metal properties in the Golden Triangle region of northwest British Columbia, Canada. The Company’s primary activities are the evaluation and development of the Spectrum-GJ gold-copper project as well as exploration on the recently optioned past-producing Snip gold mine, acquired from Barrick Gold, and the past-producing Porter Idaho silver mine. Skeena’s management includes a highly experienced team of mine-finders, including Ron Netolitzky, Chairman of the Board.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Skeena Resources Limited,

Walt Coles Jr.
President & CEO

For more information please call:

Tony Perri, Investor Relations Manager
+1 604 684 8725

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