Mawson West Limited

Mawson West Limited

April 07, 2014 08:00 ET

Mawson West Appoints Non-Executive Directors

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - April 7, 2014) - Mawson West Limited (TSX:MWE) ("Mawson West" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Mark Hohnen and Ms Susie Corlett as Non-Executive Directors of the Company effective 5 April 2014.

Mr Hohnen has been involved in the resources industry since the late 1970s and has extensive international corporate and finance experience. Mr Hohnen has held a number of directorships in both public and private companies, and was notably the founding Executive Chairman of Kalahari Resources Plc, Anglo Pacific Resources Plc as well as being the founding Chairman of Cape Mentelle and Cloudy Bay wines. Mr Hohnen is currently a Director of Praetorian Resources Ltd, Swakop Uranium (Pty) Ltd (currently developing the world's second largest uranium mine), Mtemi Resources Ltd, and Chairman of Wildhorse Energy Ltd.

Ms Corlett is a geologist and executive with over 20 years' experience in exploration, mining, and finance in Africa, Australasia and the Pacific Rim. Ms Corlett is currently an Investment Director of Pacific Road Capital and is a Director of the not-for-profit charity, the David Burgess Foundation. Ms Corlett's experience includes exploration and mine geology with RGC Limited and Goldfields Limited, and broad experience in the banking industry with Standard Bank, Macquarie Bank and Deutsche Bank. Ms Corlett holds a BSc Hons (Geology) from the University of Melbourne, is a Member of the AusIMM and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Hohnen and Ms Corlett join Mawson West following the resignation of Louis Rozman as Non-Executive Director, who steps down from the Board to focus on Pacific Road Capital's other business interests.

Mawson West Non-Executive Chairman Anthony Lloyd said: "It is with great pleasure I announce the appointment of Mr Mark Hohnen and Ms Susie Corlett to the Board of Mawson West as Non-executive Directors. Mr Hohnen and Ms Corlett bring a wealth of corporate, operating and technical experience to the Board of Mawson West as we continue to build the Company into 2015.

"I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Mr Louis Rozman for his significant contribution to Mawson West during the last four years and wish him all the best in his future endeavors."

About Mawson West

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

The Company's two key projects are the Dikulushi copper-silver mine 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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