TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 1, 2016) - Kombat Copper Inc. (TSX VENTURE:KBT) ("Kombat Copper" or the "Company") today announces that it has appointed Mr. Malcolm Campbell as Chief Operating Officer of Kombat Copper, effective November 1, 2016.
Mr. Campbell is a Professional Certified Mining Engineer with 25 years' industry experience and prior to joining the Company, Mr. Campbell was CEO of Buffalo Coal Corp. Mr. Campbell has extensive exploration and mining project experience across Southern Africa. He spent more than 20 years with Anglo Coal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anglo American plc.
Mr. Campbell received his B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand in 1985 and is currently a member of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the South African Colliery Managers. Mr. Campbell has also completed a number of career enhancing courses at globally recognised institutions in both the engineering and business fields.
Stephan Theron, Chief Executive Officer of Kombat Copper, commented: "The Board of Kombat Copper is pleased to welcome Malcolm as our new COO. Malcolm and I have previously developed a formidable operations team. Malcolm is a mining veteran with extensive operational and African-focused experience. He brings to the team detailed knowledge of project exploration and development. Malcolm will play a key role in accelerating our development strategy and we look forward to presenting our updated plan for the Kombat Mine to shareholders in the near future. The Board would also like to thank Mr. Les Kwasik for his role as acting COO."
Mr. Campbell commented: "I am pleased to join Kombat Copper. The Kombat Mine is very well positioned to act as a platform for future growth in Africa and potentially beyond. I'm looking forward to getting started, further enhancing the team's strength and implementing the mine development strategy."
About Kombat Copper
Kombat Copper is a publicly traded Canadian exploration and development company with its core operations focused on copper resources in Namibia, one of the world's most prospective copper regions, where it has substantial assets in place with significant upside. The Company continues to hold an 80% interest in five mining licenses in the Otavi Mountainlands, an area of Namibia particularly known for its high-grade copper deposits. Within these licenses are three past-producing mines including the Company's flagship property, the Kombat Mine.
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