VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evrim Resources Corp. (TSX-V:EVM) ("Evrim" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Alain Charest as Senior Geologist for Evrim. Mr. Charest will head Evrim's exploration initiative in Mexico for project acquisition and business development.
Evrim President and CEO Paddy Nicol commented, "Alain Charest brings a significant and new element to Evrim's exploration team in Mexico. Mr. Charest has extensive leadership experience and a proven history of mineral exploration success, including project acquisition and community relations. His reputation throughout Mexico with prospectors, land owners, and potential exploration partners fits well with Evrim's business model of bringing new opportunities and ideas to joint venture partners."
Mr. Charest has been involved in all stages of mineral exploration for thirty years, including twenty years in Mexico. His primary roles have included mineral project generation and evaluation, early through advanced stage exploration, and geophysics. He spent over twelve years as Vice President of Exploration for Francisco Gold Corp and Chesapeake Gold Corp where he was credited with the discovery and development of the El Sauzal gold deposit in Mexico and the co-discovery of the Marlin gold-silver deposit in Guatemala. He has also worked as a geologist and senior field geophysicist for Noranda S.A. de C.V. in Mexico. Mr. Charest studied Geological Engineering at the University of British Columbia.
In March 2014, at the "IVth Seminario Internacional de Perforacion y Exoploracion Minera", in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mr. Charest received the Ostokakani Award for his outstanding contribution to the Exploration and Mining Industry of Mexico.
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 is well financed, has a diverse range of quality projects and a database in Mexico and portions of southwestern United States. The existing projects, and 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.
On Behalf of the Board
EVRIM RESOURCES CORP.
President & CEO
To find out more about Evrim Resources Corp., please contact Paddy Nicol, President or Howard Davies, COO at 604-248-8648, or visit www.evrimresources.com.
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