Amex Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : AMX

Amex Exploration Inc.

January 15, 2013 10:06 ET

Amex Nominates Mr. Pierre Carrier as Chief Operating Officer and Mr. Andre Gagne as Board Member

MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire - Jan. 15, 2013) - AMEX EXPLORATION INC (TSX VENTURE:AMX) Amex Exploration is pleased to announce that Mr. Pierre Carrier was nominated as Chief Operating Officer and Mr. André Gagné as board member of the company.

Mr. Carrier was President of Opsens (OPS: TSX-V) until recently, position that he has hold for almost 10 years and will still be acting as Chairman of the Board of Directors. M. Carrier obtained a Bachelor's degree in Geology from Université du Québec in May 1979. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Roctest Ltd, a company whose shares were traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. He carried out several financing and acquisitions in his career. "I am very glad to take the Chief Operating officer position as I had the chance to see the potential of the gold properties the company has in Québec and Mexico since my arrival as a board member a couple of years ago" said Mr. Carrier.

Mr. Gagné is President and Chief Executive Officer of Robex Resources Inc (TSX-V:RBX) since 2008. Mr. Gagné is very well known in the mining community for reactivated the title of the company. The recent financing of 14.8 million dollars that will allow Robex to start gold production on its Nampala mining site in 2013, demonstrates his ability in the international financing field. Mr. Gagné is replacing Mr. Michel Lemay as director of Amex who has resigned from his position as director of the company. We want to thank Michel for his contribution to the company during his stay.

Jacques Trottier, PhD, President and CEO of Amex Exploration comments, "All of these changes are part of a broader process of internal restructuring of the company whose main goal is to optimize its own resources to better position itself in the evolving mining sector that is more competitive and demanding as ever, for years to come. The nominations of Mr. Carrier and Mr. Gagné are important elements in the repositioning of the company that I intend to put forward, and I warmly welcome them."

Amex Exploration Inc. is a junior mining exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange whose primary objective is to develop and bring into production viable gold and base metal deposits.

Forward-looking statements:

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Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Jacques Trottier, PhD
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (514) 866-8209