BHLL Bunker Hill Mining





Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)April 24, 2020


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada 333-150028 32-0196442
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission (IRS Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)


82 Richmond Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 1P1
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code416-477-7771



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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ITEM 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


(a) Resignation of Director


Effective as of April 24, 2020, John Ryan resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Bunker Hill Mining Corp. (the “Company”). Mr. Ryan’s resignation was not a result of any disagreements with the Company. Mr. Ryan continues to serve the Company as a member of the Board of Directors.


(b) Election of Officer and Director


On April 24,2020, the Company announced the appointment of Mr. Sam Ash as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.


Sam Ash was a Partner from 2015 to 2018 at Barrick Gold Corp. (“Barrick”) and held various roles over the nine years employed there. He served three years as General Manager of the Lumwana Copper Mine in Zambia, Technical Support Manager to Barrick’s Copper Business Unit, Gerneral Support Manager on the Cortez Mine in Nevada and Chief Engineer leading the roll-out of new Underground Mining standards in the USA and Tanzania.


Mr. Ash served as Manager of New Operations for Veris Gold Corp. (formerly, Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp.) primarily on the Jerritt Canyon Mine in Nevada, and also as an Underground Mine Supervisor with Drummond Company, Inc. From 2018 until recently he attended the London Business School where he completed his Masters’ Degree in Leadership and Strategy at the and has a BS in Mining Engineering from the University of Missouri Rolla.


ITEM 9.01(b) Exhibits


Exhibit Description
99 Press Release dated April 24, 2020 announcing new President and Chief Executive Officer.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.




/s/ Sam Ash 
Sam Ash 
Date: April 29, 2020