ROAD TOWN, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, June 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Talon Metals Corp., ("Talon" or the "Company") (TSX: TLO) is pleased to
announce that Mr. Vince Conte has been appointed Chief Financial
Officer of Talon, effective today. Mr. Conte is a Chartered Accountant
who was previously Vice President of Corporate Development and
Financial Evaluation at Tau Capital Corp.
Prior to his position at Tau Capital, Mr. Conte was a Senior Manager
with Deloitte & Touche LLP ("Deloitte") in Toronto, practicing in the
Financial Advisory Group. In this role, Mr. Conte advised numerous
mining companies and investors in the areas of valuations, mergers &
acquisitions, and financial due diligence in connection with mining
projects at all stages of development and located throughout North
America, South America, Australia and Africa. In addition, while at
Deloitte, Mr. Conte provided audit, accounting, internal control and
Mr. Conte obtained his Bachelor of Mathematics and Masters of Accounting
degrees from the University of Waterloo. He is a member of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, the Chartered Financial
Analyst Institute and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business
"With a multi-functional financial skill set, Vince Conte is an
excellent addition to Talon's senior management and it is my pleasure
to welcome him to the team," said Henri van Rooyen, CEO of Talon.
Talon wishes to thank Mr. Manoel Carlos Cerqueira, the outgoing CFO, for
his service to the company and wishes him well in all his future
Talon is a TSX-listed company focused on the exploration and development
of its portfolio of iron projects in Brazil. The Company has a
well-qualified exploration and management team with extensive
experience in exploration and project management.
Talon has a treasury of approximately CDN$18 million and has 92.0
million common shares outstanding and 110.9 million shares on a fully
SOURCE Talon Metals Corp.
For further information:
VP Investor Relations
Tau Capital Corp.
Tel: (416) 361-9636 x 243