VMS Ventures Inc.

VMS Ventures Inc.

November 30, 2015 16:00 ET

Shaun Heinrichs Appointed CFO of VMS Ventures Inc.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 30, 2015) - VMS Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:VMS) ("VMS Ventures" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Shaun Heinrichs as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective December 1st, 2015.

Mr. Shaun Heinrichs is joining the Company with over seventeen years of financial accounting experience primarily in the mining industry. His career began with seven years of public practice experience with Ernst & Young in Vancouver where he provided assurance and advisory services to several U.S and Canadian public companies. He subsequently held senior management roles in several public companies including serving as the Chief Financial Officer of Veris Gold Corp., a precious metals producer listed in Canada and the US, from 2008 to 2015. Mr. Heinrichs holds a business degree from Simon Fraser University and is both a Chartered Accountant in Canada and a Certified Public Accountant in the United States.

Mr. Heinrichs states, "I am pleased to be joining VMS Ventures at this exciting time and to be a part of the Company's next chapter. I believe VMS is well positioned in today's market for future growth under its strong leadership."

Cheryl Messier has acted as Controller and CFO for the Company for the last seven years, seeing the Company through a significant period of growth and transition, developing from a junior exploration company, to joint venture partner of a developing mine and co-owner of a producing mine. We wish to thank her for her many years of hard work and the contributions she has made to VMS during her time with the Company. Ms. Messier is leaving to pursue other opportunities; however she will remain on as a consultant to VMS to assist Mr. Heinrichs during the transition period.

About VMS Ventures Inc.

VMS Ventures Inc is a mining and mineral exploration company currently in partnership with Hudbay on the producing Reed Mine near Flin Flon Manitoba. VMS Ventures Inc holds a 30% interest in the Reed Mine which is operated by Hudbay and achieved full production during Q2 of 2014. In addition, VMS Ventures Inc is exploring a large prospective property package in Manitoba. The Company is actively evaluating new growth opportunities to build on the success achieved at Reed Mine. The Company also holds approximately 14.5% of the shares of North American Nickel (TSX VENTURE:NAN) which is exploring a new district scale nickel-copper-cobalt PGE deposit belt in S.W. Greenland.


John Roozendaal, B.Sc., Interim CEO and President

VMS Ventures Inc.

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