Opta Minerals Inc.
TSX : OPM

Opta Minerals Inc.

July 08, 2011 17:00 ET

Opta Minerals Announces Resignation of Chief Financial Officer

WATERDOWN, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 8, 2011) - Opta Minerals Inc. (TSX:OPM) announced today that Mr. David Ascott will resign as Chief Financial Officer of the company, effective as of July 25, 2011, in order to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Ascott has accepted a position with a larger Toronto Stock Exchange listed company based in Western Canada. Opta is commencing a search for a successor, which will include a review of both internal and external candidates.

David Kruse, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "On behalf of Opta Minerals, we thank Mr. Ascott for his contributions to Opta over the years and we wish him the very best in all his future endeavours."

About Opta Minerals

Opta Minerals Inc. is a vertically integrated provider of custom process optimization solutions and related materials for use primarily in the steel, foundry, loose abrasive cleaning and municipal water filtration industries. The Company currently has production and distribution facilities in Ontario, Québec, Louisiana, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Texas, Florida, Kosice, Slovakia, and Romans-sur-Isère, France and one of the broadest product lines in the industry.

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