Alexis Minerals Corporation
TSX : AMC
OTCQX : AXSMF

Alexis Minerals Corporation

March 07, 2012 00:40 ET

Alexis Announces Chantal Lavoie as Its New Director

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 7, 2012) - ALEXIS MINERALS CORPORATION (TSX:AMC)(OTCQX:AXSMF) ("Alexis" or the "Company") announces today that Chantal Lavoie has joined the Board of Directors of the Company as a director. Mr. Lavoie is a Professional Mining Engineer with extensive experience in mining operations and projects. Mr. Lavoie has spent the last eight years at De Beers Canada Inc. ("De Beers") where he was responsible for the Canadian operations of De Beers including Snap Lake and Victor mines, the Gahcho Kue project and was acting CEO of De Beers. Mr. Lavoie has also worked for Barrick Gold Corporation at Goldstrike in Nevada and Aur Resources Inc. at the former Louvicourt mine. He is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Crocodile Gold Corp.

Mr. Lavoie's appointment follows the resignation of Mr. Stan Bharti from the Board of Directors. Alexis remains a member of the Forbes & Manhattan Group of Companies and continues to receive all of the benefits of such membership, including access to a world class team of geologists and mining engineers, advice from Mr. Bharti and other Forbes & Manhattan technical and capital market professionals and strategic advice from the Forbes & Manhattan Board of Advisors.

"We welcome Mr. Lavoie to the Board of Directors and expect to benefit from his wealth of experience," stated François Perron, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alexis, "We thank Mr. Bharti for his leadership and continuing contribution to the development of Alexis."

About Alexis Minerals

Alexis Minerals Corporation is a Canadian publicly traded mining company concentrating on exploration and mine development. The Company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") under the symbol "AMC", and trades in the United States on the Over the Counter QX International ("OTCQX") platform under the symbol "AXSMF". Alexis Minerals is a dynamic and aggressive mining company operating in Canada's richest mining regions: Val-d'Or & Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, and Snow Lake, Manitoba. Alexis continues production and exploration in the mineral rich Val-d'Or area with property covering over 1,000 km2. The Company also continues work on its newest property at the Snow Lake Mining Camp. Alexis is now in its third full year as a junior gold-producing company and gold production is a priority as the company targets mid-tier gold production levels.

Forward-looking information :

This press release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the appointment and the future financial or operating performance of Alexis and its projects, and the timing and amount of future exploration and development of the property. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to those risks described in the annual information form of the Company, which is available under the profile of the Company on SEDAR. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

Contact Information

  • Alexis Minerals Corporation
    Francois Perron
    President and CEO
    (416) 309-2952

    Alexis Minerals Corporation
    Louis Baribeau
    Public Relations
    (514) 667-2304

    Alexis Minerals Corporation
    Rob Hopkins
    Investor Relations
    (416) 861-5899

    Alexis Minerals Corporation
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    info@alexisminerals.com
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