Nemaska Lithium Hires Lithium Expert Jean Francois Magnan as Technical Manager

Nemaska Lithium Hires Lithium Expert Jean Francois Magnan as Technical Manager 
QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- Nemaska Lithium
Inc. ("Nemaska" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:NMX)(OTCQX:NMKEF)
is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Jean Francois Magnan as
its Technical Manager. Mr. Magnan is a professional engineer with
more than 20 years of experience in the metallurgical industry.
During his career, he held several positions within the lithium
industry including: R&D Advisor, R&D Project Manager, Consultant and
Quality Control Metallurgist. He also acted as Project Manager for
Phostech Lithium Inc. in 2000 and 2001.  
"Jean Francois will be assuming the new role of Technical Manager at
Nemaska Lithium as we transition from an exploration company into a
lithium hydroxide/carbonate producer," commented Guy Bourassa. "Jean
Francois is a recognised industry expert in the lithium battery field
and has connections with numerous end users of our products. He will
be working closely with our technical consultant, Mr. Gary Pearse, on
our technology implementation as well as playing an active role in
securing new contracts for our lithium products."  
Mr. Magnan is the author/inventor of several patents in the lithium
rechargeable batteries field. He holds a Master's Degree in Materials
Engineering from Laval University (2000). During his career he has
developed and marketed three new technologies related to energy
storage and energy management. He is co-author of patents from the
University of Montreal, Hydro-Quebec and the Centre National de la
Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) on lithium iron phosphate, a new
cathode material for lithium ion batteries that is very stable and
applicable for large lithium ion battery packs due to its ability to
withstand heat. Lithium hydroxide is used in the production of
lithium iron phosphate cathodes as well as other cathode materials.
These patents have been sub-licensed worldwide by LiFePO4 + C
Licensing AG. LiFePO4+C Licensing AG, Muttenz, Switzerland, is an
affiliate of Clariant AG.  
About Nemaska  
Nemaska Lithium is a lithium exploration and development company with
its Whabouchi and Sirmac deposits located in the James Bay Region in
the Province of Quebec. Both projects are easil
y accessible year
round by the Route du Nord from Chibougamau. The Whabouchi lithium
deposit is located near the Cree community of Nemaska and the
Nemiscau airport. The Sirmac project is located about 150km North of
Chibougamau. Nemaska plans to become a lithium hydroxide/carbonate
producer based in Quebec and has filed patent applications for its
proprietary method to produce lithium hydroxide and lithium
carbonate. The Corporation's lithium hydroxide/carbonate processing
plant will be located in Valleyfield, Quebec.  
Forward-looking statements contained in this press release involve
known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may
cause actual results, performance and achievements of Nemaska to be
materially different from any future results, performance or
achievements expressed or implied by the said forward-looking
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. 
Guy Bourassa
418 704-6038 
Wanda Cutler
Investor Relations
416 303-6460 
Victor Cantore
Investor Relations
514 831-3809 
Jeff Walker
The Howard Group/ Investor Relations
888 or 403 221-0915
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