Liberty Mines Welcomes Bruce Humphrey and Parviz Farsangi as Directors
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/13 -- Liberty Mines Inc.
(TSX:LBE) welcomes Bruce Humphrey and Parviz Farsangi as members of
its board of directors. Both gentlemen, who are known for their
mining expertise and dedication to the companies that they serve,
will contribute to the turnaround going on at Liberty Mines. John
Pinsent and Kim Oishi have resigned from the board to create the
vacancies being filled by Bruce and Parviz.
Mr. Humphrey is a mining engineer with over 35 years' experience
working in senior management roles with both junior and senior mining
companies. From 2007 to 2009 he served as Chairman of Consolidated
Thompson Iron Mines Limited. He served as the President and Chief
Executive Officer of Desert Sun Mining Corp. from October 2004 to
April 2006. From May 1998 to May 2004, Mr. Humphrey served as Senior
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Goldcorp Inc. Mr.
Humphrey currently sits on the board of Black Iron Corp. and Sulliden
Gold Corporation Ltd.
Dr. Farsangi has an extensive operations background and knowledge of
the mining industry, with a history of employee and community
engagement. Most recently he was the Chief Executive Officer and a
director of Scorpio Mining Corporation. Prior to that, he was
Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Vale
(formerly, Vale Inco Limited) with the responsibility for leading the
operations of Vale's wholly-owned subsidiaries. Prior to joining
Vale, Dr. Farsangi had a long career with Falconbridge Limited
starting at Falconbridge's Kidd Creek Mine in 1987 and rising to
General Manager of the Falconbridge Sudbury Mines/Mill Business Unit
in 2002. Dr. Farsangi is a graduate of Laurentian University in
Sudbury, Ontario with a B.Eng. in Mining Engineering. He received his
M.Eng. in Rock Mechanics from McGill University and went on to
receive a Ph.D. in Mining Engineering from McGill in 1996. He also
earned an MBA from Queen's University Business School.
Liberty Mines would like to thank John Pinsent and Kim Oishi for
their long service and extensive contribution to the company.
About Liberty Mines Inc.
Liberty Mines Inc. owns the only nickel concentrator in the Shaw Dome
area, a prospective nickel belt region near Timmins, Ontario. Liberty
also owns two former producing nickel mines and a prospective land
package near Timmins, Ontario.
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