Arian Resources Corp. Appoints John Furlong to its Advisory Board
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 8, 2013
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Mr. Zahir Dhanani, President and CEO of Arian, is pleased to announce that
Arian has appointed Mr. John Furlong to its advisory board (the "Advisory
Board"). Mr. Furlong has decades of senior leadership experience in both the
private and public sectors.
Zahir Dhanani, President and CEO of Arian, comments: "Arian is thrilled to
have attracted and retained the advisory services of a renowned Canadian
leader as Mr. Furlong . We believe that his range of experiences as a leader
in the private and public sectors, in Canada and abroad, will prove to be a
major asset for Arian as it continues to expand its exploration activities."
Mr. Furlong is a corporate director and professional speaker represented by
the Twentyten Group, a firm comprised of former members of the Vancouver
Organizing Committee ("VANOC") for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic
Winter Games. Mr. Furlong served as the Chief Executive Officer of VANOC and
led the team that organized and delivered the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games.
Prior to his appointment to VANOC in 2004, Mr. Furlong was President and Chief
Operating Officer for the Vancouver 2010 Bid Corporation. Mr. Furlong is also
a member of the Canadian Olympic Committee. Mr. Furlong is the chairman of the
"Own the Podium" program and is a director on a number of major corporate
boards, including Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. He is also the Executive
Chair of The Vancouver Whitecaps MLS Team.
In 2010, Mr. Furlong was named an Officer to the Order of Canada and also
became a member of the Order of British Columbia. He has received the Canadian
Armed Forces highest civilian medal. His service to sport and Canada has
resulted in numerous additional forms of recognition, including Canadian of
the Year, Canada's Sport Executive of the Year and Marketer of the Year.
Mr. Furlong has also acquired significant units offered in the private
placement offering announced on April 11, 2013. Each unit is comprised of one
common share and one share purchase warrant at an exercise price of $0.15 per
share for a period of five years.
When permitted to do so under the terms of Arian's stock option plan and the
policies of the TSX-V, Arian expects to grant Mr. Furlong an option to acquire
significant additional common shares at an exercise price at the greater of
$0.20 or the market price of Arian's common shares at the time of grant.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President & CEO
About Arian Resources Corp.
Arian Resources Corp. is a junior mineral exploration company with a focus on
the exploration of prospective gold properties in Albania.
This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not
limited to comments regarding Arian's plans for expansion of its exploration
activities. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions
and therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may
differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements and
Arian undertakes no obligation to update such statements, except as required
Neither the 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.
For further information: Zahir Dhanani at +1-604-248-5175 or via email at
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