VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 15, 2014) - Mantra Capital Inc. ("Mantra" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:MTR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kenneth Collison as a Director of the Company.
Mr. Collison holds a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan and a Masters of Engineering in Mining from the University of Saskatchewan. Mr. Collison was the Chief Operating Officer of Blue Pearl Mining/Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. from 2005 to 2009, prior to becoming the President of Collison Minecon Inc., a company providing consulting services to the mining industry. Mr. Collison was part of a team that purchased Thomson Creek Metals and built it into a one of North America's premier molybdenum producers. Mr. Collison previously held the positions of Vice President at Crandon Mining Corporation, Rhinelander, Wisconsin (1994 - 1996) and Vice President/General Manager of Coeur Alaska (Alaskan subsidiary of Coeur d'Alene Mines) (1996 - 2000). He has extensive experience in operations as well as exploration, permitting and preparation of feasibility studies.
Mr. Chowdhry states, "I, together with the balance of the Board of Directors of Mantra, welcome Ken Collison to the Board of the Company. Ken brings the necessary experience and dedication to make significant contributions to the success of the Company and to the building of shareholder value."
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Raj Chowdhry, CA, Chief Executive Officer and Director
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