Amerix Precious Metals Corporation

Amerix Precious Metals Corporation

December 19, 2007 14:31 ET

Amerix Appoints Senior Mining Executive to the Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 19, 2007) - Amerix Precious Metals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:APM)(FRANKFURT:NJG) is pleased to announce that Luciano Borges has agreed to join the company's board of directors. Mr. Borges graduated in Geology with post-graduation in Economic Geology at the University of Brasilia - UnB. Subsequently he has enjoyed an outstanding career record in the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy where he held many senior executive positions including: General-Coordinator of the National Department of Minerals Production; General-Director of the National Department of Mines and Metallurgy; President of the non-Executive Administration Board of the Brazilian Geological Survey and National Secretary of Mines and Metallurgy. He is a founding member of the MERCOSUR Mining Subgroup and CAMMA - Conference of Mining Ministries of the Americas. He has also served on the non-executive board of Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD), among others.

With an extensive political and business network in Brazil and abroad, Mr. Borges is currently focused on projects and business initiatives related to natural resources and regional development in Brazil and Latin America.

"Mr. Borges is a well-known and respected mining figure in Brazil and will be an invaluable asset for the company. The company is very proud to have Mr. Borges join the Amerix team as we look forward to his insight and knowledge as the company explores and assesses it's mineral assets in Brazil." stated Jeffrey Reeder, President and Chief Executive Officer.

With the addition of Mr. Borges, the new board of directors of Amerix Precious Metals Corporation is now comprised of four directors, including Mr. Jeffrey Reeder, who is also the President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Greg Liddy and Mr. William Whitehead.

About Amerix Precious Metals Corporation:

Amerix Precious Metals Corporation is an Ontario corporation exploring for precious metals in Brazil. Vila Porto Rico and Limao are gold projects in the Tapajos Gold Province in Brazil. The common shares of Amerix trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "APM" and at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol "NJG". Additional information regarding the Corporation, including the audited consolidated financial statements of Amerix for the financial year ended July 31, 2007, and related management's discussion and analysis of results, can be found on SEDAR at

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Contact Information

  • Amerix Precious Metals Corporation
    Jeffrey Reeder
    President and CEO
    (647) 302-3290
    CHF Investor Relations
    Jeanny So
    Broker Relations Specialist
    (416) 868-1079, Ext. 225
    Studer Consulting
    Marlies E. Studer
    +41 44 215 28 03