Arctic Minerals appoints Jonatan Forsberg as new CEO

The Board of Directors of Arctic Minerals AB (publ) has appointed Jonatan Forsberg as new CEO of the Company. He replaces Krister Söderholm, who will retire as CEO but continue as Director of the Board. Jonatan will take up his position from March 1, 2020.

Jonatan Forsberg, born 1980, has some 14 years of experience as executive in the mining and industrial industry as well as from the financial industry. Most recently he has been CFO of Velcora Holding AB (publ), an industrial group previously owned by FSN Capital and in 2019 sold to the S&P500 group Idex Corporation. Before that he was CFO for the two listed mining companies, Nordic Mines AB (publ) and Lappland Goldminers AB (publ). Jonatan has also worked as a corporate finance advisor at Evli Bank where he participated in several mining transactions. Prior to that he also worked at Deloitte, where he specialized in corporate valuation and financial analysis. Jonatan holds a Master of Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics.

"I am delighted that Jonatan Forsberg has chosen to take up the position as CEO of Arctic Minerals. His background from listed mining companies combined with a solid experience from the financial industry makes him well suited for the position. Jonatan's managerial and financial experience is the ideal complement to the very strong mining and exploration experience of the current management and Board of Directors. With Jonatan as CEO, we now have a strong corporate team in place in order to further develop Arctic Minerals, focusing on value creating exploration," says the Chairman of the Board, Peter Walker, in a statement.

"I would also like to take this opportunity to thank our outgoing CEO, Krister Söderholm, for his much-valued contributions during his time as CEO. I am also very pleased that Krister, with his many years of experience in mining and exploration, has agreed to continue to serve as a Director of the Board. " concludes Peter Walker.

Certified Advisor
UB Securities Ltd, of Helsinki, Finland, (www.unitedbankers.fi) is the Company's Certified Advisor on Nasdaq First North Growth Market, Stockholm.

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The company's shares are listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market, Stockholm under the trade designation "ARCT".

For further information

see the Company's website at www.arcticminerals.se or contact:

Peter Walker, Chairman
+44 771 722 3909
peter.walker@arcticminerals.se

or

Jonatan Forsberg, incoming CEO
+46 76 105 1310

About Arctic Minerals
Arctic Minerals AB is a Swedish company focusing on exploration for copper, zinc, gold and cobalt and other battery metals in Finland through its subsidiary Norrbotten Exploration AB. At present the subsidiary has exploration permits in the Raahe-Ladoga ore belt of central Finland, and has applied for an exploration permit in the Peräpohja schist belt in northern Finland. In addition, the subsidiary has exploration reservations in the Peräpohja schist belt, in the Kiiminki schist belt northeast of Oulu, Paasivaara northeast of Kemi and in Central Lapland. Arctic Minerals AB also owns, through another subsidiary, Arctic Gold AB, mineral rights to the closed Bidjovagge copper-gold mine in northern Norway.

This information is information that Arctic Minerals AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 08.30 on February 17, 2020.

Kallelse till årsstämma i Arctic Minerals AB (publ)

Styrelsen för Arctic Minerals AB, org. nr 556569-3602, ("Bolaget") kallar till årsstämma onsdagen den 24 juni 2020, kl. 14.00 Skeppargatan 27 4tr, 114 52 Stockholm.


Notice of Annual General Meeting of Arctic Minerals AB (publ)

The Board of Arctic Minerals AB, org.no. 556569-3602, ("The Company") convenes the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 14.00, Skeppargatan 27 4tr, 114 52 Stockholm.


Arctic Minerals erhåller bekräftelse om positivt resultat från Rio Tintos due diligence för joint venture-avtalet

Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration Limited, ett dotterbolag inom Rio Tinto-koncernen, har bekräftat till Arctic Minerals att deras due diligence beträffande det ömsesidiga joint venture-avtalet nu är slutförd med ett positivt resultat.


Arctic Minerals receives confirmation of satisfactory due diligence from Rio Tinto on joint venture agreement

Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration Limited, a subsidiary of the Rio Tinto Group, has confirmed to Arctic Minerals the completion of a satisfactory due diligence for the mutual joint venture agreement between the two companies.


Arctic Minerals publicerar årsredovisning för 2019

Arctic Minerals publicerar årsredovisning för 2019 innehållandes en Upplysning av särskild betydelse i revisionsberättelsen avseende Bidjovagge-projektet.


Arctic Minerals' Annual Report 2019 is now published

Arctic Minerals' Annual Report for 2019 is now published (in Swedish). It is done so containing an Emphasis of matters in the Audit Report regarding the Bidjovagge project.


Arctic Minerals årsstämma 2020 senarelagd

Styrelsen i Arctic Minerals AB har beslutat att skjuta upp årsstämman 2020 till ett senare datum.


Arctic Minerals Annual General Meeting 2020 Postponed

The Board of Directors of Arctic Minerals AB has resolved to postpone the Annual General Meeting 2020 until a later date.


Arctic Minerals uppdaterar om pågående prospektering

Arctic Minerals uppdaterar härmed om pågående prospektering i norra och mellersta Finland. Under hösten 2019 och vintern 2020 har bolagets prospektering inriktats mot kärnborrning i zink-koppar-guld-området i Vihanti i mellersta Finland såväl som på prospektering efter koppar i Peräpohja skifferbälte i norra Finland. I Peräpohja sker prospekteringen efter koppar inom ramen för det Joint Venture avtal som ingicks i januari 2020 med den världsledande gruvkoncernen Rio Tinto. Under resterande delen av 2020 kommer Arctic Minerals prospekteringsarbete även att inrikta sig mot sökandet efter batterimetaller i Kiiminki i mellersta Finland samt efter guld i Nutukka i mellersta Lapplands grönstensbälte.


Arctic Minerals Exploration Update

Arctic Minerals is pleased to issue an update on its exploration progress in northern and central Finland. The 2019/2020 autumn and winter campaign has been focused towards drilling in the zinc-copper-gold Vihanti area of central Finland as well as the exploring for copper in the Peräpohja Schist Belt in northern Finland. The exploring for copper in the Peräpohja is carried out through the January 2020 joint venture agreement with the world leading mining group Rio Tinto. For 2020, additional exploration is targeted for the battery metals project in Kiiminki in central Finland and gold at Nutukka in the Central Finnish Lapland Greenstone Belt.




Arctic Minerals utser Jonatan Forsberg till ny VD

Styrelsen i Arctic Minerals AB (publ) har utsett Jonatan Forsberg till ny VD för koncernen. Han ersätter Krister Söderholm, som går i pension, men kvarstår som styrelseledamot. Jonatan tillträder som VD den 1 mars 2020.


Arctic Minerals appoints Jonatan Forsberg as new CEO

The Board of Directors of Arctic Minerals AB (publ) has appointed Jonatan Forsberg as new CEO of the Company. He replaces Krister Söderholm, who will retire as CEO but continue as Director of the Board. Jonatan will take up his position from March 1, 2020.


ARCTIC MINERALS UNDERTECKNAT ETT SAMARBETSAVTAL ENLIGT EARN-IN-PRINCIPEN MED RIO TINTO GROUP.

Arctic Minerals AB har nöjet att informera att ett samarbetsavtal (Joint Venture) har ingåtts med Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration Ltd, ett dotterbolag inom Rio Tinto Group, ett av världens största gruvbolag. Avtalspart för Arctic Minerals är dotterbolaget Norrbotten Exploration AB, som är operatör för bolagets kopparprospektering i Peräpohja-området i södra finska Lappland. En förutsättning för Rio Tintos godkännande av avtalet är ett positivt resultat av en due diligence.


ARCTIC MINERALS SIGNS EARN-IN & JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENT WITH RIO TINTO GROUP.

Arctic Minerals AB is pleased to announce that it has signed an earn-in and joint venture agreement with Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration Ltd, a subsidiary of the Rio Tinto Group. Rio Tinto is one of the world's largest mining companies. The agreement concerns Artic Minerals' copper exploration project in the Peräpohja region of southern Finnish Lapland. The exploration is carried out by Arctic Minerals' wholly owned subsidiary, Norrbotten Exploration AB, which is holder of the exploration reservations and exploration permits. The agreement is subject to the completion of satisfactory due diligence by Rio Tinto.


ARCTIC MINERALS PÅBÖRJAR KÄRNBORRNINGEN I VIHANTI ZINK-KOPPAR-GULD-PROJEKTET

Arctic Minerals AB har nöjet att informera att kärnborrningen i Vihanti-området har påbörjats denna vecka. I området skall kärnborrning utföras i tre borrobjekt; Kuuhkamo, Vilminko och Vihanti Deeps. Kärnborrningen har nu påbörjats i det första objektet, Kuuhkamo.


ARCTIC MINERALS COMMENCES DRILLING AT VIHANTI, FINLAND ZINC-COPPER-GOLD PROJECT

Arctic Minerals AB is pleased to announce that drilling at its Vihanti, Finland zinc-copper-gold project, has commenced this week. The Vihanti project includes three drill targets, Kuuhkamo, Vilminko and Vihanti Deeps. Drilling has now commenced at the first target, Kuuhkamo.


Norrbotten Exploration AB ansökt om nytt förbehåll i norra Finland.

Arctic Minerals AB (Nasdaq First North Growth Market, Stockholm ("ARCT") har nöjet att informera att bolaget har identifierat ett nytt område med prospekterings-potential för platinagruppens element (PGE) och kromit i norra Finland. Koncernens dotterbolag Norrbotten Exploration AB har därför till Tukes, myndigheten för mineralrättigheter i Finland, lämnat en ansökan om ett förbehåll för prospektering, täckande ett område på 8 km2. Området ligger ca 15 km nordost om staden Kemi.


Norrbotten Exploration AB applies for new exploration reservation in northern Finland.

Arctic Minerals AB (Nasdaq First North Growth Market, Stockholm ("ARCT") is pleased to announce it has identified a new area with exploration potential for PGE (platinum group elements) and chromite in northern Finland. Arctic Minerals' subsidiary, Norrbotten Exploration AB, has therefore applied to Tukes, the authority in charge of mineral rights in Finland, for an exploration reservation covering 8.0 km2. The new reservation application, "Paasivaara", is located approximately 15 km northeast of the city of Kemi, Finland.


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