SOURCE: Viscount Mining Corp.

Viscount Mining Corp.

September 03, 2013 09:00 ET

Viscount Announces Appointment of New Board Member

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - Sep 3, 2013) - Viscount Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE: VML) ("Viscount" or "the Company"), today released an announcement regarding the appointment of Mr. John Anderson to the Board of Directors.

New Board Appointment

Mr. Anderson joins the Board of Viscount Mining with over twenty five years of executive experience in commercial real estate and international business development. His primary responsibilities have been funding, marketing and sales, with a focus on corporate development. He has raised in excess of $500 million in equity for a number of public and private companies in the United States, Canada and Europe and been directly responsible for numerous IPO's and cross border public listings. He serves as a director or an executive officer of a number of publicly traded natural resource exploration and development companies with operations around the world. He is a founder of American Eagle Energy, Inc and sits on its board. Mr. Anderson is also the Non- Executive Chairman of two resource based companies in Canada and has served as President of Axiom Consulting Partners, a personal consulting and investing company primarily involved in capital raising for private and public companies in North America, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Anderson was the founder and General Partner of Aquastone Capital Partners LLC, a New York based private gold and special situations fund and served as the President of Purplefish Capital Ltd., which specialized in financial consulting with small to midcap companies in the resource sector. He received a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.

Mr. Kaare G. Foy, Chairman of the Board at Viscount Mining, states, "I believe I speak for us all in welcoming John to our board. He is an outstanding businessman with an excellent resource sector background, especially in corporate development, and we are delighted to have him join our team. I look forward to his active participation and am personally very pleased by his acceptance of the position." 

In connection with the appointment, the Company has granted 150,000 incentive stock options to Mr. Anderson. Such options are exercisable at a price of $0.20 for a period of five years until September 2, 2018.

About Viscount Mining (TSX.V: VML)

Viscount Mining is a development company with a portfolio of exploration properties in Nevada comprising of 2,700 acres (the majority of the claims are patented claims), all 100% owned including more than 20 past producing silver and gold mines. For additional information please visit the company's website at www.viscountmining.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jim MacKenzie,
President, CEO and Director
Viscount Mining Corp.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Certain of the statements made and information contained herein may constitute "forward-looking information". In particular references to future work programs or expectations on the quality or results of such work programs are subject to risks associated with operations on the property, exploration activity generally, equipment limitations and availability, as well as other risks that we may not be currently aware of. Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:
    Viscount Investor Relations
    Email: info@viscountmining.com
    Phone: 604-960-0535