Arian Silver Corporation
TSX VENTURE : AGQ
AIM : AGQ
FRANKFURT : I3A

Arian Silver Corporation

November 18, 2014 02:00 ET

Arian Silver Appointment of Non-Executive Directors

LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwired - Nov. 18, 2014) - Arian Silver Corporation ("Arian Silver" or the "Company") (AIM:AGQ)(TSX VENTURE:AGQ)(FRANKFURT:I3A) a silver exploration, development and production company with a focus on projects in the silver belt of Zacatecas, Mexico, is pleased to announce today the appointment of Oliver Rodz and David Laing as non-executive directors effective from 17 November 2014.

Messrs Rodz and Laing are nominees of the Quintana Resources group of companies ("Quintana") in accordance with the US$32 million financing package which was announced on 15 October 2014.

Oliver Rodz (aged 43) is an energy and natural resources executive and investment professional with an extensive background in corporate and field operations, cross-border transactions, M&A, P&L management and board governance. Mr Rodz joined the Quintana Minerals Corporation group of companies ("QMC") in 2010, and serves QMC as a Managing Director and President of the Quintana Resources Holdings LP affiliate, as well as a member of the board of directors of several of QMC's portfolio companies.

Mr Rodz currently holds, and has held (including all appointments during the five years preceding the date of this announcement), the following directorships and partnerships, other than of the Company:

Current Directorships / Partnerships Past Directorships / Partnerships
(in the last 5 years)
Quintana Resources Capital ULC Resource Ventures, Inc.
Q-Resources Holdings GP, LLC Renewable Resources Group, Inc.
Western Pacific Resources Corporation
Raven Pipeline Company

David Charles Laing (aged 58) is a mining engineer with over 35 years of experience in diverse mining operations, project development, engineering studies, mining finance, investor relations, M&A and corporate development, in both base and precious metals. Mr Laing joined QMC in 2014, and serves the Quintana Resources Capital ULC affiliate as Executive Vice President and COO.

Mr Laing currently holds, and has held (including all appointments during the five years preceding the date of this announcement), the following directorships and partnerships, other than of the Company:

Current Directorships / Partnerships Past Directorships / Partnerships
(in the last 5 years)
CB Gold, Inc. Catalyst Copper Corporation
Laing Mining, Inc. Endeavour Gold Corporation
Endeavour Exploration Limited
Endeavour Resources, Inc.

Mr Laing currently owns 1,000 Common shares of no par value in the Company which is equal to 0.0029% of the Company's voting rights.

No further information relating to Oliver Rodz or David Laing is required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules.

Jim Williams, Chief Executive Officer of Arian Silver, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Oliver and David to the Board at this crucial juncture in the Company's history as we approach completion of our wholly-owned processing plant. Oliver and David join with demonstrable and complementary track records and we look forward to benefitting and growing from their experience."

For further information please see www.ariansilver.com.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) and no stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release nor approved or disapproved of the information contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Arian Silver Corporation
    Jim Williams, CEO
    David Taylor, Company Secretary
    (London) +44 (0)20 7887 6599
    dtaylor@ariansilver.com

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