Stillwater Mining Company Announces the Resignation of Kevin Shiell
BILLINGS, MT -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/14 -- STILLWATER MINING
COMPANY (NYSE: SWC) (TSX: SWC.U) (the "Company") today announced that
Kevin Shiell, Vice President of Mining Operations, has resigned from
the Company to pursue other interests. This change is effective
immediately. Mr. Shiell joined the Company in 1999 and in 2006 was
promoted to the position of General Manager at the East Boulder Mine.
In 2011 he was given responsibility for operations at both of the
Company's Montana mines.
Commenting on Mr. Shiell's departure, Mick McMullen, the Company's
President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Kevin has played an
important role over the years in the successful growth and
development of both the Stillwater and East Boulder Mines. We wish
him continued success in his future endeavors."
Mr. Shiell's responsibilities will be assumed by Dee Bray, Manager of
About Stillwater Mining Company
Headquartered in Billings, Montana, Stillwater Mining Company is the
only U.S. producer of platinum group metals (PGMs) and the largest
primary producer of PGMs outside of South Africa and the Russian
Federation. PGMs are rare precious metals used in a wide variety of
applications, including auto catalysts, fuel cells, hydrogen
purification, electronics, jewelry, dentistry, medicine, coinage and
other applications. Stillwater Mining Company is engaged in the
development, extraction, processing, smelting and refining of PGMs
from a geological formation in southern Montana known as the J-M Reef
and from the recycling of spent catalytic converters. The J-M Reef is
the only known significant source of PGMs in the United States and
the highest-grade PGM resource in the world. The Company also owns
the Marathon PGM-copper deposit in Ontario, Canada, and the Altar
porphyry copper-gold deposit located in the San Juan province of
Argentina. The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol SWC and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under
the symbol SWC.U. Information about Stillwater Mining Company can be
found at its website: www.stillwatermining.com.
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