Corporate Development

Former Sprott Mining CEO, Greg Gibson, Appointed as CEO of G6 Energy

G6 Energy Corp
Public and Investor Relations
May 5, 2022
3 Min


Industry veteran brings over three decades of mining industry experience to drive G6 Energy's commitment to sustainable graphite production.

  • Greg Gibson, former CEO of Sprott Mining, brings more than 30 years of experience in the mining industry.
  • Gibson has a proven track record in leading companies from early exploration to successful acquisitions, including a $608 million sale to IAMGOLD.
  • His expertise in gold and copper mines across Canada, US, and Australia will now extend to sustainable graphite production with G6 Energy Corp.

TORONTO, May 5, 2022  G6 Energy Corp ("G6"), an emerging critical material supplier for the rapidly expanding lithium-ion battery market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Gibson as its Chief Executive Officer. 

Gibson, the former CEO of Sprott Mining, brings more than 30 years' experience in the mining industry to G6, having worked in various capacities from miner and mine manager to director, CEO, and President. His primary focus has been on gold and copper mines primarily in Canada, US, and Australia.

Peter McCague, Chairman of G6 Energy Corp, said, "We are thrilled to welcome Greg Gibson to the G6 family. His extensive industry experience, combined with a proven track record of leading mining companies from exploration to acquisition, will be invaluable as we pursue our mission to drive sustainable graphite production."

Greg led Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. as President, CEO, and director from an early explorer to its $608 million sale to IAMGOLD in 2012. He currently holds positions as Chairman and Interim CEO of Metanor Resources Inc., as well as director roles at Ascot Resources Ltd., Sprott Mining Inc., Jerritt Canyon Canada, Latin American Minerals Inc., and Resource Capital Gold Corp.

"Joining G6 Energy Corp at this critical juncture is an exciting opportunity," said Gibson. "The shift towards sustainable energy is accelerating, and with it the demand for graphite. G6 is well-positioned to leverage its assets to become a leader in non-China dependent graphite production. I look forward to steering this promising venture."

About G6 Energy Corp

G6 Energy Corp, headquartered in Toronto, is an industry leader in the worldwide transition toward sustainable energy, specifically focusing on the essential material production for the rapidly expanding lithium-ion battery market. Upholding a strong commitment to environmental, social, and corporate governance ("ESG"), G6 Energy Corp has strategically placed itself as a robust, non-China dependent source of graphite. Through its acquisition of Ontario Graphite Limited, the company is poised for a rapid restart of the Kearney Graphite Mine, the fastest path-to-production graphite mine in North America. By leveraging these immense resources, G6 Energy Corp is primed to meet the surging demand for sustainable energy solutions.

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