Vancouver, British Columbia – May 11, 2015 – Peruvian Precious Metals Corp. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its annual general meeting will be held on July 7th, 2015 in Lima, Peru.
In addition to the existing members of the board, management of the Company proposes to nominate Diego de la Torre de la Piedra, Félix Navarro-Grau Hurtado and Susana De la Puente Wiese as directors of the Company.
Mr. Diego de la Torre is co-founder of La Viga, a major building materials distribution company in Peru, and is also involved with a concrete production company and the hotel industry in Peru. A prolific entrepreneur, Mr. de la Torre is renowned for his expertise in corporate strategy and cross cultural business acumen. He is a sought after speaker, appearing at international conferences and summits in North and South America and in Europe.
Mr. Félix Navarro-Grau has over 20 years’ experience in the mining and exploration industry. He was in charge of developing the mining business of Consorcio Minero Horizonte S.A. a large gold producer in Peru. While CEO of Desafio Minero S.A, he participated in multiple negotiations, acquisitions and exploration programs focused on precious and base metal projects. Mr. Navarro-Grau headed Horizonte underground mining operations at the Parcoy mine in Peru, until 2013, and directly oversaw the expansion of underground mine operations from 200 mtd to 1500 mtd.
Ms. Susana De la Puente had a 24 year career with J.P. Morgan, ultimately being named Vice Chairman for Latin America in 2005. Currently, she is an advisor of several companies, including The Rohatyn Group, a New York based asset management firm focused on emerging markets. CNN/Time Magazine called her “One of the 50 Young Latin American Leaders for the New Millennium”.
Mr. Brian J. Maher, President and CEO of Peruvian Precious Metals Commented: “The Company is excited to announce these nominees as they collectively bring an incredible array of depth and expertise to the board in the fields of mining operations, corporate governance, and capital markets. Having individuals of this caliber volunteer to join our Board sends a powerful signal to the market and is a clear validation and endorsement of the company’s success to date and it’s future plans.”
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Brian J. Maher
President and Chief Executive Officer
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Peruvian Precious Metals Corp.
Kimberly Ann Arntson, CFO and Vice President – Corporate Development
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