Mawson West Limited

Mawson West Limited

August 05, 2015 08:00 ET

Mawson West Appoints Non-Executive Director

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 5, 2015) - Mawson West Limited (TSX:MWE) ("Mawson West" or the "Company") announces the appointment of Mr. Dennis Wilkins as a non-executive director of the Company effective August 3, 2015.

Mr. Wilkins' role as a non-executive director will be in addition to his duties as Corporate Secretary of the Company. The appointment follows the recent restructuring of the Company's Board of Directors and management team and provides an additional Australian-based (Perth) presence for the Company. Mr. Wilkins has served on various TSX listed exploration and mining companies over recent years and assisted in a variety of financings.

Mawson West Chairman Anthony Lloyd commented: "We are pleased Mr. Wilkins accepted the invitation to join the Board, which will add to the operational efficiencies we have achieved over the year. His governance skills will bolster the Company's existing practices."

About Mawson West

Mawson West is a Perth-based copper and silver-focused resource company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).

The Company's two key projects are the Dikulushi copper-silver mine, which is currently on care and maintenance, and the Kapulo copper mine located in the South Eastern province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Mawson West also continues to focus on exploring multiple prospective targets located within its significant land holding of approximately 7,300km2 in the DRC's rich copper belt.

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