LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - Jan. 7, 2013) - Arian Silver Corporation ("Arian" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AGQ)(AIM:AGQ)(FRANKFURT:I3A), a silver exploration, development and production company with a focus on projects in the silver belt of Mexico, announces today the appointment of Mr John Mayfield as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") with effect from 7 January 2013. Outgoing CFO, Sam Clarke, who is leaving the Company to relocate overseas, will be assisting the transition phase to ensure continuity.
Mr Mayfield, who is fluent in Spanish, is a member of both the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and has over 20 years' senior financial leadership experience, including roles based in Mexico and Latin America. The position is currently a non-Board appointment.
Jim Williams, Chief Executive Officer of Arian commented: "I am delighted to welcome John to the Company. His experience in Mexico will be particularly valuable as Arian enters a new pivotal stage of its development with its plans to transform into a larger scale producer."
"On behalf of the team I would like to acknowledge and thank Sam for his dedication and stewardship for which we are very appreciative. We wish him every success for his future life in Brazil.
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