Silvermex Resources Inc.
TSX : SLX

Silvermex Resources Inc.

March 01, 2011 18:42 ET

Silvermex Resources Appoints New Investor Relations Manager

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - Silvermex Resources Inc. (TSX:SLX) ("Silvermex") has appointed Fiona Grant as Manager of Investor Relations. In this position, Ms. Grant will be responsible for developing and executing a global investor communications program and be the main liaison between the Company and the financial community.

Ms. Grant joins Silvermex with six years of experience in the mining industry, having led investor relations for Miranda Gold Corp. during which time she was successful at gaining wide market awareness in both North American and European markets.

As a marketing communications specialist, her expertise in corporate branding, corporate messaging and media relations helps companies distill their key messaging to appeal to a broad spectrum of investors. Ms. Grant has built strong relationships with fund managers, newsletter writers, investment advisors, analysts and investors throughout her career and brings a wide-reaching network to Silvermex.

Company Profile

Silvermex is a publicly traded mining company focused on developing its core asset, the producing La Guitarra silver-gold property located in the Temascaltepec Mining District of Mexico. La Guitarra Mine presently consists of two underground operation centres and a flotation mill with a proven capacity of 320 tonnes per day. Silvermex is evaluating options for the expansion of existing mining operations at La Guitarra and advancing the recently consolidated Rosario/San Marcial Mining Camp in south eastern Sinaloa, Mexico. The Rosario/San Marcial mining concession consists of two past producing mines and numerous known high-grade deposits. The project has significant resources and historic reserves with extensive production related infrastructure in place. Silvermex is led by a highly experienced and successful team, comprised of top executives from leading corporations in the silver mining sector.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Duane Nelson, CEO & Director

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