North American Nickel Appoints Chief Executive Officer


VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Dec 17, 2014) - North American Nickel Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NAN)(WSCRF)(CUSIP:65704T 108) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Keith Morrison as Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

Mr. Keith Morrison has over 30 years of international experience in the resources sector with an accomplished background in strategy, finance, exploration, technology, global operations, capital markets and corporate development.

Formerly, Mr. Morrison co-founded two significant Canadian-based success stories, Quantec, a world-leader in deep sub-surface imaging technologies, and QGX, a Canadian-based public exploration company which operated in Mongolia prior to its acquisition. Mr. Morrison also has operational experience working in Greenland. He is currently an Independent Director of Marengo Mining Ltd. and the Non-Executive Chairman for Security Devices International.

NAN Non-Executive Chairman, Mr. John Sabine, commented: “Mr. Morrison brings extensive experience in all facets of mineral exploration and in international project development and finance. North American Nickel will greatly benefit from this wealth of experience as we advance the Company going forward.”

I would like to thank Dr. Mark Fedikow for his great work, and leadership during this interim period for the Company. With Mr. Morrison’s appointment, Dr. Fedikow has resigned as Interim CEO and will remain with the Company as President.”

About North American Nickel

North American Nickel is a mineral exploration company with 100% owned properties in Maniitsoq, Greenland and Sudbury, Ontario.

The Maniitsoq property in Greenland is a Camp scale project comprising 3,601 square km covering numerous high-grade nickel-copper sulphide occurrences associated with norite and other mafic-ultramafic intrusions of the Greenland Norite Belt (GNB). The >75km-long belt is situated along, and near, the southwest coast of Greenland, which is pack ice free year round.

The Post Creek/Halcyon property in Sudbury is strategically located adjacent to the past producing Podolsky copper-nickel-platinum group metal deposit of KGHM International Ltd. The property lies along the extension of the Whistle Offset dyke structure. Such geological structures host major Ni-Cu-PGM deposits and producing mines within the Sudbury Camp.

Statements about the Company’s future expectations and all other statements in this press release other than historical facts are “forward looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and as that term defined in the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbours created thereby. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company’s actual results may differ materially from the expected results.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

John Roozendaal, Director

North American Nickel Inc.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact:
North American Nickel Inc.
Jaclyn Ruptash
Corporate Communications
604-986-2020 or Toll free: 1-866-816-0118

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