Vancouver, Canada – September 11, 2017 - Aztec Minerals Corp. (AZT: TSX-V) announces the appointment of Neil MacRae as its new Vice President of Investor Relations. Mr. MacRae will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Aztec’s shareholder and investor relations programs including the development and implementation of Aztec’s strategic marketing and financial goals and plans to create exceptional shareholder value.
Neil MacRae is a mining investor relations professional with 23 years of experience in investor relations, commodities trading and corporate development within the global mining industry. Most recently, he consulted for Zinc One Resources Inc. and was the director of investor relations for Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd., a silver producer with assets based in Mexico.
Mr. MacRae holds a B.A. (Political Science) degree from the University of Calgary and started his career in 1994, spending 10 years as a commodity trader and concentrate marketer for Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd. Over the next 13 years, Neil then moved to investor relations with such companies as InfoMine Inc., First Majestic, Farallon Mining (sold to Nyrstar) and Novagold Resources.
Bradford Cooke, Founder and Chairman, commented, “I am thrilled to welcome Neil MacRae to the Aztec management team during this important start-up phase of the Company. His capital markets skills and experience are a great fit with the technical expertise of our CEO, Joey Wilkins. Neil’s depth and breadth of knowledge of the mining markets should help enhance our market performance as we grow the Company through the exploration and discovery of valuable mineral deposits.”
The Company has granted stock options for 600,000 common shares at an exercise price of $0.35 per share and an expiry date of September 11, 2022, and which are subject to vesting provisions in which 20% vest on grant date and 20% vest every 6 months thereafter.
About Aztec Minerals – Aztec is a mineral exploration company focused on the discovery of large porphyry gold-copper deposits in the Americas. Our first project and core asset is the prospective Cervantes gold-copper property in Sonora, Mexico.
Contact Information - For more information, please contact:
Neil MacRae, Vice President, Investor Relations
Tel: (604) 685-9770
Fax: (604) 685-9744
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