Alexis Minerals Corporation

Alexis Minerals Corporation

March 24, 2008 09:44 ET

Alexis Minerals Develops New Executive Role to Assist With Marketing and Growth

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - Alexis Minerals Corporation (TSX:AMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Barch as Vice President Investor & Corporate Affairs.

"We are very pleased to have Bruce Barch join our senior management team," stated David Rigg, President and CEO of Alexis Minerals. "He has a broad corporate business background from a world class company that will help the development of Alexis Minerals as it enters a new growth phase. Bruce brings to Alexis a new range of skills, background and experience which will broaden management style and originality".

Mr. Barch had a career of over 25 years with RBC Royal Bank, Canada's largest, and one of the world's most highly rated financial institutions. Mr. Barch has had exposure to many environments at RBC - strategy development, sales, customer service management, operations, and human resource management. His most recent position at RBC was as Vice President Contact Centres. In that role Mr. Barch was responsible for the quality of customer service, operations, new initiatives and productivity enhancements in a division of RBC that served over 12 million clients. His team implemented initiatives that elevated customer service to be benchmarked as "best in class" globally.

Mr. Barch has served on non-profit boards in the past (in health care) and is currently on the board of a non-profit community sports organization.

About Alexis Minerals

Alexis Minerals Corporation is a Canadian exploration and development company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Alexis holds an outstanding portfolio of properties covering the Val-d'Or and Rouyn-Noranda Mining Camps in Quebec. Alexis owns the 1400 tonne per day Aurbel gold mill and holds a 100%-interest in the Aurbel property. Alexis will vest into a 100% ownership of all remaining interests of Aur Resources on approximately 212 square kilometres of the Val-d'Or Mining Camp in early 2008. Alexis also has the right to earn-in into a 100% interest in the Lac Pelletier gold property in Rouyn-Noranda. The Company has earned a 50% interest in approximately 786 square kilometres of the Rouyn-Noranda Mining Camp and has entered into a joint venture with Xstrata Copper. Alexis is following strategic exploration approaches across these properties for both gold and base metals, with a focus on the potential for gold production from the 100%-owned Lac Herbin and Lac Pelletier deposits during 2008. Currently there are four underground drills active at Lac Herbin, one surface drill active in Val-d'Or and one surface drill active in Rouyn-Noranda.

Contact Information

  • Alexis Minerals Corporation
    David Rigg
    President and CEO
    (416) 861-5889
    (416) 861-8165 (FAX)
    Alexis Minerals Corporation
    Bruce Barch
    VP Investor & Corporate Affairs
    (416) 861-5905
    Alexis Minerals Corporation
    Louis Baribeau
    Relationiste, Quebec
    (514) 667-2304