Tierra Grande Resources Inc. Announces Appointment of New Directors
Mosman Park, Western Australia--(Newsfile Corp. - December 11, 2013) - Tierra Grande Resources Inc. (OTCQB: TGRI) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointments of Mark Kalajzich, Miguel Cardozo and Eduardo Ferrero as directors of the Company. Mr. Kalajzich has been the Company's President and CEO since June 2013.
Mark Kalajzich has held senior executive roles in the Telecommunications, Workforce Management and Retail sectors in Australia and Asia. Mark also has significant experience in Equity Capital Markets and Stock Broking with a fundamental focus of Global Resources and Commodities. He has been heavily involved in the operation and listing of resource companies and for the past 2 years, Mark has successfully foundered and held Executive Director roles in a number of successful start-up entities. Mark continues to hold a Directors role in the Private Venture Capital and Greenfields Investment Company, Chapman Valley Capital. Throughout these positions, Mark has traditionally focused on the creation of corporate structures, the execution of capital management strategies and driven change through management outcomes.
Dr. Cardozo has over 39 years of gold and base metals experience throughout the Americas, holding senior management roles with companies such as Newmont, North Ltd. and Teck Cominco, as well as in consulting roles to Placer Dome and AurionGold, and he is a Director of Rio Cristal Resources and Minandex, junior exploration companies. As Senior Geologist with Newmont between 1985 and 1995, Dr. Cardozo was responsible for the exploration program that led to the discovery of the Yanacocha gold district, and the Galeno copper-gold porphyry in Peru. He is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists (currently holding the position of Council for the period 2010-2012), the Colegio de Ingenieros del Perú, the Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas del Perú, the Sociedad Geológica del Perú and the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits. Dr. Cardozo is the current Vice President of the Canada Peru Chamber of Commerce and a former President of its Mining and Exploration Committee. Since 2009, he is the President of the Organizing Committee of the Peruvian Delegation to the yearly PDAC Convention in Toronto. He is also a former President of the Explorers Association of Peru and of the Mining Committee of the Canada Peru Chamber of Commerce.
Mr Ferrero is an Australian-Peruvian Executive with more than 16 years professional experience in the fields of Engineering, Banking & Finance, Management Consulting and Business StartUps. Mr Ferrero has extensive business networks across Corporates, Banks and Government in Australia and Peru. He is a Director of LaEncontre.com, Social Coil, Re/max-Pro and Delante Consultores, and currently lives in Lima with his family.
Simon Eley, Chairman of the Company, stated "We are very excited to have Mr. Kalajzich, Mr. Cardozo and Mr. Ferrero join our team, although Mark has been our President and CEO since June and has been integral in moving the company forward. Each of them has experience that is vital in the evolution of the Company and important to facilitate the growth and development of Tierra Grande."
Mark Kalajzich commented, "I am pleased to accept the appointment to the board of Tierra Grande and to have Miguel and Eduardo on the team as well. They are highly experienced in the industry and will be invaluable in propelling our Company forward.
About Tierra Grande Resources Inc.:
Tierra Grande Resources is an exploration stage company whose principal business is the acquisition and exploration of mineral resources. Information about the business of the company can be found in its filings with securities regulatory authorities.
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