El Tigre Silver Corp.

El Tigre Silver Corp.

August 09, 2011 14:42 ET

El Tigre Silver Corp. Appoints Steven Craig as Vice President of Exploration

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 9, 2011) - El Tigre Silver Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ELS)(PINK SHEETS:EGRTF)(FRANKFURT:5RT) (the "Company") ("El Tigre") is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven D. Craig, M.Sc., P.Geo., as Vice President of Exploration.

Mr. Craig is an accomplished senior mining geologist and resource manager with 36 years of diversified industry experience. He was the Vice President of Exploration for Gryphon Gold beginning in Jan 2006 and concluding in Aug. 2011. Prior to joining Gryphon, Mr. Craig's background ranged from exploration and operational experience to being an officer and/or director of various resource companies, principally Kennecott Exploration Company, a subsidiary of the Rio Tinto Group. During his 23 year tenure with Kennecott, he held progressively more responsible management and technical positions culminating in Regional Exploration Manager for Nevada and California.

Mr. Craig's successful career includes participation in the team discovery of several important gold deposits including Gemfield, Midway, Mary Harrison and Castle. He is associated with the early discovery and/or development work of Lihir Island, Pipeline, Rawhide, Barneys Canyon, Star Pointer, Borealis and Briggs gold mines. Mr. Craig earned a M.S. in Economic Geology from Colorado State University and a B.A. in Geology from Western State College.

Stuart Ross, El Tigre's President and CEO states, "We are thrilled to have a geologist of Steven's caliber join our team. Steven's background in gold exploration and project management, as well as his extensive experience in a variety of countries and geological settings, will add considerable value as we take El Tigre Silver to the next level."

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Contact Information

  • El Tigre Silver Corp.
    Stuart Ross
    President and CEO
    (780) 977-7187

    El Tigre Silver Corp.
    Rob Grace
    Investor Relations
    (604) 639-0044
    (604) 608-6163 (FAX)