El Tigre Silver Corp.

El Tigre Silver Corp.

June 15, 2015 12:14 ET

El Tigre Silver Appoints Ernie Elko as CEO and Chairman

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 15, 2015) - El Tigre Silver Corp. ("El Tigre" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ELS)(FRANKFURT:5RT)(OTCQX:EGRTF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ernie Elko as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board effective immediately. Mr. Elko replaces Wade Anderson who has resigned for family reasons. Mr. Anderson will remain with the Company as a Director and assist with the transition process.

Mr. Elko is one of El Tigre's larger shareholders and became a Director of the Company in June 2013. He was President of Peter Kiewit Sons Co. Ltd. from 1992 to 2003 in the Canadian Division, responsible for all requirements to manage a North American construction company. From 2003 to 2008 Mr. Elko was a consultant with various engineering companies including a P3 public-private partnership valued at more than $1 billion dollars. From 1998 to 2008 he was part owner and Director of the Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club.

About El Tigre

The Company, through its subsidiaries, holds the rights to 100% of nine mineral concessions, eight comprising 215 square kilometres located in north-eastern Sonora, Mexico (the "El Tigre Property"), and approximately 90 kilometres south of the US-Mexico border. El Tigre also holds one additional 32 hectare claim separate from the El Tigre Property. A NI 43-101 Technical Report Preliminary Feasibility Study has been prepared for the El Tigre Silver Property and can be found on the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company's website at www.eltigresilvercorp.com.

This news release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (together, "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable Canadian and United States legislation. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include those risks set out in the Company's public documents filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Although the Company believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on these statements, which only apply as of the date this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed times frames or at all. Except where required by law, the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this press release. Neither the 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 press release.

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