First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
LSE : FQM
TSX : FM

First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

September 04, 2009 08:00 ET

First Quantum Minerals Appoints Mark Bolton as Chief Financial Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2009) - First Quantum Minerals Ltd. ("First Quantum" or the "Company") (TSX:FM)(LSE:FQM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Bolton as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective November 28, 2009.

Mr. Bolton has completed the professional program for membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and has substantial expertise across a broad range of financial and commercial issues in the resource sector. He has held a number of senior executive officer positions including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President - Corporate Development with resource companies listed on the ASX, TSX and AIM with activities in Australia, Southern and Central Africa, Asia and South America. Mr. Bolton's career includes a 10-year tenure with Ernst and Young stepping down as Director - Ernst & Young Corporate Finance Pty Ltd in 2002. Prior to joining First Quantum Minerals, Mr. Bolton was Interim Chief Financial Officer with Paladin Energy Limited.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

G. Clive Newall, President

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Contact Information

  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd. - North American Contact
    Sharon Loung
    (647) 346-3934 or Toll Free: 1 (888) 688-6577
    (604) 688-3818 (FAX)
    sharon.loung@fqml.com
    or
    First Quantum Minerals Ltd. - United Kingdom Contact
    Clive Newall
    President
    +44 140 327 3484
    +44 140 327 3494 (FAX)
    clive.newall@fqml.com
    www.first-quantum.com
    or
    Hogarth Partnership Ltd.
    Simon Hockridge
    +44 (0) 20 7357 9477