PPX Mining Appoints Menzies to Board

Vancouver, British Columbia – January 9, 2017 – PPX Mining Corp. (the “Company“) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has appointed John Menzies as a Director of the Company. John Menzies is the Managing Partner of RIVI Capital and has over 19 years of experience with investment management companies at various stages of growth, from $50 million to $50 billion in assets under management, where he created, developed, and managed alternative strategies.  John was previously a Portfolio Manager with Wedbush Equity Management where he managed a hedged-equity strategy for the bank’s proprietary funds and oversaw the development of new products. He was the Founding Partner of Toroso Capital, Portfolio Manager for Hilspen Capital, and Trader for Fisher Investments.

As a portfolio manager, John emphasized macroeconomic analysis to generate ideas and manage risk. This analysis engendered an appreciation for the benefits gold represents as an asset class and extensive investments in both gold and precious metals companies. John holds a Bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University. 

Jorge Benavides, Chairman of the Board of Directors of PPX Mining Corp. commented:  “The Company is delighted to have John join our Board of Directors.  John’s diverse skill set and corporate finance background will augment our Board and help guide the Company through the next period of growth and development of Mina Callanquitas and the Igor Project.”

On behalf of the Board of Directors
Brian J. Maher
President and Chief Executive Officer

PPX Mining Corp.
Kimberly Ann Arntson, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President – Corporate Development
Phone: 1-530-414-4400
Email: kimberly.ann@ppx.mining.com
Website:  www.ppxmining.com

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