Martina Minerals Corp.

December 06, 2012 16:57 ET

Martina Minerals Corp.: Results of the Annual General Meeting. Changes to the Board of the Corporation. Appointment of a New CFO. General Corporate Update.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 6, 2012) - Martina Minerals (TSX VENTURE:MTN) the Board of Martina Minerals ("Martina") wish to announce that all the resolutions were passed at today's meeting.

Change of Director and Officers:

Following the closure of the meeting, the Board announces the following changes to the Directors and Officers with immediate effect. Mr. David Cather has resigned as a director following his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of Avocet Mining PLC. Mr. Harvey McKenzie and Mr. Grant Sawiak have resigned as CFO and Legal Counsel respectively. Mr. Sawiak is also stepping down as Corporate Secretary.

Mr. David Swan, who qualified in Australia as a Chartered Accountant and who has wide ranging experience of public companies in the mining sector around the world, has agreed to act as Chief Financial Officer.

Corporate Developments:

Typhoon Pablo, which hit the island of Mindanao earlier this week has caused extensive damage around the town of Monkayo in the Compostela Valley and has destroyed the exploration camp established at the company's TRIMA 1 location. Company representatives visited the site today to meet with local leaders amongst the Indigenous Community and to plan the rebuilding of the facilities.

The Corporation is continuing to work diligently with the management of Blue Creek Management to complete the proposed transaction announced on 28 August 2012, to option or acquire the Boston, San Miguel and COPI exploration licences on the island of Mindanao, Southern Philippines.

For additional information please see the Corporation's website

The transaction is subject to regulatory approval.


Willie McLucas, President and CEO, Martina Minerals Corp.

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