Monarca Minerals Inc. Announces Management Restructuring

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - June 4, 2018) - Monarca Minerals Inc. (TSXV: MMN) ("Monarca" or the "Company") reports that Mr. Allan Folk has resigned as Interim CEO, effective June 1, 2018. Mr. Folk will remain as Director of the Company. The Board of Directors would like to thank Mr. Folk for his contributions to date and the Company looks forward to his continued support.

The Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Carlos Espinosa as CEO and he will remain as President and Director.

Mr. Espinosa has been the President of Monarca since August 2017 and a Director of the Company since 2016. He has been instrumental in the Company's government and community initiatives in respect of its flagship Tejamen Project in Durango, Mexico and the negotiations to acquire San Jose project in Chihuahua, Mexico.

About Monarca Minerals Inc.

Monarca is a Canadian company focusing on the exploration and development of silver projects along a highly productive mineralized belt in Mexico. The Company has a portfolio of silver projects including a mineral resource of 28.7 million ounces of silver (19.8 million tonnes at 45.0 g/t Ag) at its Tejamen deposit.

For further information, please contact:

Carlos Espinosa
Chief Executive Officer Monarca Minerals Inc.
E: cespinosa@slgmexico.com

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