DENVER, COLORADO--(Marketwired - Sept. 27, 2013) - Geovic Mining Corp. ("Geovic" or "the Company") (TSX:GMC)(OTCBB:GVCM) is pleased to announce that Mr. Christopher Serin has agreed to join its Board of Directors. With this addition, the Geovic Board has three independent directors.
Mr. Serin has more than 35 years international financial and corporate management experience mainly in natural resource projects around the world. Since December 2010, he has been the Chief Financial Officer of Oil Optimization Inc. an oil exploration company focused on Thailand. From 2002 to 2010 he was a director of EurOmax Resources Ltd., a mineral exploration company focused in southeastern Europe, and during this period held a number of executive positions with the company. Previously he was Chief Financial Officer of Royal Oak Mines Ltd. During his career Mr. Serin has been a director of a number of junior mining exploration companies. He is a Professional Engineer. He was awarded an M.B.A. and Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering by Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.
Geovic Chairman and CEO Michael Mason said, "It is a pleasure to welcome Chris to Geovic's Board of Directors. Chris' experience with international minerals companies will be a valuable addition to Geovic's capabilities to advance our portfolio of projects."
Geovic Mining Background
Geovic is a U.S.-based corporation whose principal asset is 60.5% indirect ownership of a significant cobalt-nickel- manganese deposit in the Republic of Cameroon, Africa. Additional Company initiatives and project information may be found on the websites www.sedar.com, and www.sec.gov. For more information, please go to www.geovic.net.
On behalf of the Board
Michael T. Mason, CEO
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