Aug 28, 2017
Argentum Announces Changes To The Board Of Directors
Vancouver, BC -- August 28, 2017 -- Argentum Silver Corp. ("Argentum" or the "Company") (ASL- TSX-V) announces that Fraser Sinclair and Gregory Ho Yuen have resigned as directors of the Company. The board of directors would like to thank Mr. Sinclair and Mr. Yuen for their contributions to the Company and wish them every success in their future endeavours.
The Company wishes to fill the board vacancies created by these vacancies with the appointment of David Donato and Albert Contardi as directors of the Company.
Mr. Donato is President of PearTree Securities. He has extensive experience in investment banking with over 16 years of financing, advisory, and M&A experience. Throughout his career, he has focused on junior and mid-cap resource and non-resource clients. Prior to joining PearTree Securities' leadership team, David was Managing Director & Board Member with Mackie Research Capital, Managing Director with Haywood Securities, and Managing Director and a significant shareholder of Jennings Capital. David began his career as a chartered accountant at BDO Dunwoody and Arthur Anderson and he brings a solid accounting background and tax perspective to Argentum's board. David specialized in tax as a member of Arthur Andersen's tax & business advisory group where he assisted US multinationals with cross-border transactions including structuring mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
David graduated from the University of Waterloo (Honours Chartered Accountancy Program), and also holds CPA, CA and CFA designations.
Mr. Contardi is a consultant and adviser with over 15 years of legal, investment and capital markets experience. He advises on and structures corporate finance transactions in the mining, technology and bio-technology sectors, to maximize enterprise value or specific projects/assets. He has extensive experience in advising a broad range of clients, including both senior and junior issuers, underwriters, agents, selling security holders, entrepreneurs and private corporations. Mr. Contardi is currently President of Generic Capital Corporation, where his responsibilities include advising on public and private equity and debt financings, public listings, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.
Mr. Contardi began his career practicing law as an Associate in the corporate/securities law practices at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP and Goodman and Carr LLP. He has been called to the Ontario Bar, is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and is a graduate of Queen's University Law School.
About Argentum Silver Corp.
Argentum holds a 100% interest in the Coyote and Victoria properties located in Jalisco, Mexico as well as an undivided 100% interest in mining claims located in the Butt Township, Ontario, Canada. For further information, please visit the Company's profile at www.sedar.com.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Argentum Silver Corp.
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