Dolly Varden Silver Appoints George W. Heard as New CEO and President and is
Exhibiting at PDAC 2014, in Toronto
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/14 -- Dolly
Varden Silver Corporation (TSX VENTURE:DV)(OTCBB:DOLLF) ("Dolly
Varden" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the addition of
George W. Heard, P.Eng as President and CEO of Dolly Varden Silver
Corporation. The Company would like to thank Ron F. Nichols, P.Eng.
for his dedicated work over the past two years as President and CEO
and for his ongoing role as a Vice President within the company. As
well, Mr. Heard will maintain his position as a Director of the firm.
Mr. Heard has over 35 years' experience in the mining industry where
he has been involved in all aspects of mine exploration, feasibility,
development and operations. He has managed projects in Africa,
Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, Canada and the US. As Mine Manager, Mr.
Heard participated in the successful development of a 600 million
dollar coal mine Joint Venture between RTZ and BP in Indonesia. Mr.
Heard also worked for BHP Billiton in various positions involving the
development and operation of three large tonnage surface mines in the
USA. He graduated from the School of Mines in Butte, Montana with a
B.Sc. in Mining Engineering in 1975 and received an M.B.A. from the
University of Hawaii in 1988. Mr. Heard is currently the President,
CEO and Director of Global Met Coal Corporation. He is a Registered
Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists
of British Columbia.
Mr. Heard, President and CEO, commented: "Given what I have seen,
Dolly Varden could have one of the largest silver/gold projects under
advanced exploration in the global market place today. I am excited
to be to working with our advisors and our dedicated and experienced
team to drive our project forward. I am also looking forward to
meeting with current and future shareholders and partners at this
Mr. John King Burns, Chairman, commented: "We are very pleased with
the appointment of George Heard to the role of President and CEO.
This appointment highlights the Company's evolution and advancement.
Mr. Heard's intensity, drive and field management experience are
necessary to allow the company to attract and put more investment
into the ground, accelerate developments in order to define the scope
of the targets we have already identified for the 2014 work program."
Dolly Varden Exhibiting at Booth 2613 of PDAC 2014 and Booth 5041 of
PDAC Core Shack:
Dolly Varden Silver will be exhibiting at the 2014 Prospectors and
Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), International Convention and
Investors Exchange in Toronto on March 2-5. Mr. George Heard, Mr. Ron
Nichols, and Mr. John King Burns will be available at booth 2613 to
discuss the development and progression of Dolly Varden Silver. As
well, Dolly Varden will be presenting results and core from its Dolly
Varden property on March 4 and 5 at booth 5041 of the PDAC core
About Dolly Varden
Dolly Varden Silver Corporation is a Canadian-based mineral
exploration company focused on the exploration and development of the
Dolly Varden silver property located in northwestern British
Columbia. The Company's common shares are listed and traded on the
TSX-V under the symbol DV and in the U.S. under the symbol DOLLF. The
Dolly Varden silver property consists of 9,400 hectares which
includes four well-defined high grade silver deposits, two of which
have seen historic production totaling 20 million ounces of silver.
All four deposits have remaining historic mineral resources and are
situated in the same geologic setting as the past-producing Eskay
Creek deposit. The Company has two strategies for creating value at
the Dolly Varden silver project: to confirm and expand the existing
historic silver resources with the goal to re-start the historic
deposits and to explore a major, untested Eskay Creek-type gold and
silver rich VMS target, located northwest of the past producing
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Vanguard Shareholder Solutions
Martin Gagel, MBA, CFA
604-608-0824 or 877-608-0829
Dolly Varden Silver Corporation
George Heard, P. Eng.
CEO and President
1-778-383-3083 or Toll Free: 1-855-381-3530
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