|May 13, 2015|
Evrim Appoints Dr. John Thompson to the Board of Directors
|Vancouver B.C. - May 13, 2015: Evrim Resources Corp. (TSX.V: EVM) ("Evrim" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Thompson to the Company's Board of Directors. John will be a key contributor to Evrim's geoscience team, and identify new business opportunities.|
Dr. Thompson has a BA from Oxford University and a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. In 1982, he joined the BP Minerals group (Rio Tinto) in Australia, followed by positions in the UK and Utah. In 1991, John became Director of the Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) at the University of British Columbia, managing exploration-related research for over twenty companies. He returned to industry in 1998 as Chief Geoscientist for Teck, and then Vice President Technology and Development. In the latter role he managed technology and innovation programs and was involved in corporate development, including resource and technology-related transactions. He left Teck in 2012 and is now the Principal of PetraScience Consultants, an exploration, development and technology consulting firm. He is also the Wold Professor of Environmental Balance for Human Sustainability at Cornell University. John chairs the Board of Geoscience BC and is a board member of Genome BC. He was a founder of the Canada Mining Innovation Council and President of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG).
"Our goal is to take a hard look at how mineral exploration is done and figure out how we can do it better," said Paul van Eeden, Evrim's Chairman. "Few mineral exploration companies are run like proper businesses and I am proud to say that Evrim is one of them. Our company is committed to become even more efficient and increase our probability of success. Dr. Thompson has exactly the experience, personality and outlook that we seek and we very much look forward to working with him as we grow Evrim into a world-class mineral exploration company, and create the tools our industry needs for the future."
As part of Dr. Thompson's compensation the Board has agreed to grant 100,000 incentive stock options exercisable at a price of $0.18 per share for a period of five years. The foregoing is subject to regulatory acceptance.
About Evrim Resources
Evrim Resources is a mineral exploration company whose goal is to participate in significant exploration discoveries supported by a sustainable business model. The Company is well financed, has a diverse range of quality projects and a database in Mexico and portions of southwestern United States. The existing projects, and generation of quality exploration targets and ideas, are advanced through option and joint venture agreements with industry partners to create shareholder value. Evrim's business plan also includes royalty creation utilizing the Company's exploration expertise and existing projects.
On Behalf of the Board
EVRIM RESOURCES CORP.
President & CEO
To find out more about Evrim Resources Corp., please contact Paddy Nicol, President or Howard Davies, COO at 604-248-8648, or visit www.evrimresources.com.
Forward Looking Information
This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward looking statements". All statements in this news release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that Evrim Resources Corp. (the "Company") expects to occur, are forward looking statements. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur.
Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, and continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward looking statements. Forward looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made. Except as required by securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward looking statements in the event that management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.
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