RENO, Nev., June 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oroplata Resources, Inc., (OTCBB:ORRP) (“Oroplata” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. William (Bill) Hunter as Director of Finance and Mr. Gregory Kuzma to the Board of Directors and VP of Exploration.
Mr. Hunter is a seasoned financial executive with over 20 years of advisory and capital markets experience. During his career, he has been involved in over $20 billion of transactions in the natural resources and industrial industries. Prior to joining the company, Bill led the Americas Banking team at Nomura Securities where he advised Mitsui in their acquisition of a minority interest in the Moatize Coal Mining complex from Vale and Globe Specialty Metals in their $3.1 billion ‘merger of equals’ transaction with FerroAtlantica. Before Nomura, Mr. Hunter was Managing Director and head of global mining investment banking at Jefferies where he completed numerous transactions for companies like Alpha Natural Resources, Fortescue Metals Group and Murray Energy. Mr. Hunter received his B.Sc. from DePaul University and an MBA with distinction from the Kellstadt School of Business at DePaul University in Chicago.
Gregory (Greg) Kuzma is well-respected and highly skilled exploration geologist with over 30 years of experience. Greg has operated as a consultant with numerous mining groups and spent 12 years as Senior Project Geologist in Nevada for Teck Resources. Mr. Kuzma has extensive experience in the Southwest U.S., Mexico, El Salvador, and Argentina. He has evaluated, designed, managed, and implemented over 40 drill programs within Nevada’s Great Basin. Greg received his Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Southern California.
Craig Alford, Oroplata’s CEO stated, “Oroplata is already off to an exciting start with the acquisition of some potentially very valuable Lithium Brine projects in Nevada. Now we expect the appointment of two highly qualified professionals to our team will be a tremendous further boost to the Company. Greg and Bill are very experienced and knowledgeable, and both have great track records in the mining sector. We expect they will be a great addition and help support Oroplata’s continued growth strategy."
About Oroplata: Oroplata Resources Inc. is focused on the rapid development of exceptional production-grade Lithium Brine deposits in Nevada and throughout the southwest U.S.
Craig Alford B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc., P.Geo. (CEO/Director)
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