TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 29, 2013) - Vendome Resources Corp. (the "Corporation" or "Vendome") (TSX VENTURE:VDR) (FRANKFURT:9VR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John Priestner as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective immediately. Mr. Priestner has also been elected to the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors has accepted Franz Kozich-Koschitzky's resignation as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kozich-Koschitzky has been with Vendome since inception and is stepping down for personal reasons. He will continue in his capacity as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company.
Mr. Priestner arrives to Vendome with a broad range of experience in both private and publicly-traded businesses, having owned and operated several private businesses since 1979, including hospitality, courier, hazardous materials management and fluid power. His primary strengths are in project and operations management.
Mr. Priestner enjoyed a celebrated career as a professional football player for eight seasons in both the National Football League ("NFL") and the Canadian Football League ("CFL"). During his CFL career, he was a member of the CFL Players' Association Board of Directors for several years and sat on the CFL Pension Advisory Board.
Mr. Priestner currently resides in Burlington,Ontario, Canada and continues to be a very active member in the community through his coaching and social-service activities.
"I look forward to working with Vendome management and advancing Vendome's outstanding portfolio of silver projects in the Sierra Madre del Sur precious metal belt located in the State of Guerrero, Mexico," stated Mr. John Priestner.
About Vendome Resources Corp.
Vendome Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:VDR) (FRANKFURT:9VR) is a mining exploration company located in Toronto, Canada. Our primary exploration focus is advancing our flagship properties, San Javier and La Diana which are located in the heart of the Sierra Madre del Sur in the State of Guerrero, Mexico. The two properties encompass an area of over 17,000 hectares which have recently reported high grade silver of up to 15,000 g/t. Vendome Resources Corp. is managed by an experienced team of mining professionals with extensive operating and financial experience.
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