VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evrim Resources Corp. (TSX.V:EVM) ("Evrim" or the "Company") is pleased to announce key changes to the Company's executive team and the appointment of Mr. Howard Davies as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Exploration. Mr. Davies will take a lead role in driving Evrim's exploration strategy and supporting business development activities.
Mr. Davies has fifteen years of international experience as an exploration geologist with a focus on gold and base metals. He has managed exploration for junior and major mining companies in Canada, Asia, Middle East, Africa, and Mexico, including TeckCominco and AngloGold Ashanti. Prior to joining Evrim, Mr. Davies spent three years in Mexico and Canada, working for Riverside Resources Inc. as Vice President of Exploration.
Mr. Davies earned a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology from Edinburgh University in 1995 and a Masters in Mineral Exploration in 1996 from Leicester University. He is a designated Qualified Person, Member of AIG, and has wide-ranging health and safety, security and community skills.
Mr. Stewart Harris, the Company's current Vice President of Exploration, will take on the position as Vice President of Technical Services, providing a key role in supporting Evrim's exploration partner relationships and managing the Company's exploration projects.
"We are very pleased to have Howard and Stewart in their new roles," commented Paddy Nicol, President and CEO of Evrim. "Howard's strong generative experience in Mexico along with his global perspective will be invaluable for Evrim's exploration strategy. Stewart provides a solid foundation for Evrim's partner relationships, and excels in exploration program execution and budget management."
About Evrim Resources
Evrim Resources is a mineral exploration company whose goal is to participate in significant exploration discoveries supported by a sustainable business model. The Company has a diverse range of quality projects and a database in Mexico and portions of southwestern United States. The existing projects, generation of quality exploration targets, and ideas are advanced through option and joint venture agreements with industry partners to create shareholder value. Evrim's business plan also includes royalty creation utilizing the Company's exploration expertise and existing projects.
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EVRIM RESOURCES CORP.
President & CEO
To find out more about Evrim Resources Corp., please contact Paddy Nicol, President or Lisa Stefan, Manager of Investor Relations at 604-248-8648, or visit www.evrimresources.com.
Forward Looking Information
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Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, and continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward looking statements. Forward looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made. Except as required by securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward looking statements in the event that management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.
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CONTACT: Evrim Resources Corp. Paddy Nicol, President Lisa Stefan, Manager of Investor Relations 604-248-8648 www.evrimresources.comSource:Evrim Resources Corp.