Handa Copper Corporation

June 30, 2014 07:00 ET

Handa Copper Corporation Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 30, 2014) - Handa Copper Corporation ("Handa Copper" or the "Company") - (TSX VENTURE:HEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alec Peck as the Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") of the Company. Mr. Peck will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Richard Schroeder effective as of July 1, 2014. Handa would like to thank Mr. Schroeder for his contributions to the Company.

Mr. Peck completed his chartered accountant designation with Deloitte & Touche, Chartered Accountants in Vancouver. He then practiced in Alberta before moving to Toronto. From 1986 until 1993 he was a Partner in Toronto and then Vancouver with member offices of the international public accounting firm Horwath International. From 1993 until March 2004 he was a Vice President in the corporate finance group of publicly listed full service investment dealers, first with CM Oliver and then Canaccord Capital Corporation, which acquired CM Oliver. Mr. Peck currently provides corporate executive financial service to Canadian public corporations, usually in the capacity as CFO for a project or activity over a specific term.

Handa's CEO, Mr. Marek Kreczmer comments:

"I am personally very pleased to welcome Alec to the Handa team. I believe that Alec's experience will be invaluable to Handa which is a rapidly growing company. I would also like to thank Richard Schroeder for his contributions in the CFO role. We wish Richard every success in his future corporate endeavors."

About Handa Copper Corporation

The Company has entered into binding agreements to earn up to 100% interest (subject to 10% mandatory state participation) in the Maboudou and the Banda-Kayes projects, each located in the Republic of Congo.

Both areas, in total cover 8,100 square kilometres, are underlain by Neoproterozoic Metasediments of the West Congolian Belt, a highly prospective geological belt that traverses the Republic of Congo and extends north into Gabon and south into the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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