VANCOUVER, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Polaris Minerals Corporation (TSX:PLS) ("Polaris" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott W. Dryden as Vice President of Business Development.
Mr. Dryden joins Polaris from Northern Transportation Company Ltd., a substantial First Nations-controlled maritime transportation and services company, where he held the positions of: Director, Marketing and Customer Service; and Managing Director, Eastern and Offshore Division. Prior to this, he was the Manager of Customer Service and West Coast Operations for CSL International Inc., the Company's exclusive shipping contractor, based in Vancouver, BC. Mr. Dryden attended the University of Victoria and holds an M.B.A. (Leadership) from Royal Roads University.
Herb Wilson, President and CEO, commented: "We are delighted to have Scott joining us at this time. He brings an in-depth knowledge of shipping logistics, which represent the largest single cost component in our business, and also an understanding of the cultural relationships that are so important for operating in British Columbia today. As we seek to continue the Company's development, while optimizing operational costs and efficiency, he will make an invaluable contribution".
Polaris Minerals Corporation is exclusively focused on the development of quarries and the production of construction aggregates in British Columbia for marine transport to urban markets on the Pacific coasts of North America to meet growing local supply deficits. In 2007, Polaris began shipping sand and gravel from the Orca Quarry to San Francisco Bay, Vancouver and Hawaii.
SOURCE: Polaris Minerals Corporation
For further information: Herb Wilson, President and CEO, Polaris Minerals Corporation, Tel: (604) 915-5000, firstname.lastname@example.org