CALGARY, March 4 /CNW/ - (TSX Venture: WWR) - Western Warrior Resources
Inc. ("Western Warrior") is pleased to announce that Paul Nagerl has been
appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Western Warrior. Grant Hall
has been appointed Vice President, Corporate Development of Western Warrior.
Mr. Nagerl has demonstrated a unique ability to recognize new
opportunities generating projects and establishing solid exploration teams in
South and Central America and Scandinavia with a track record for assembling
impressive property portfolios that extends over 20 years.
Most recently, Paul Nagerl was Vice President, Exploration of Blackstone
Ventures where he was focused on Blackstone's Scandinavian projects. Mr.
Nagerl developed and managed local business units in Norway and Sweden while
proceeding with the overall supervision and implementation of ongoing projects
leading to the discovery of a VMS belt and nickel deposit within the largest
exploration property portfolio in those countries. He received his Hons. B.S.
Geo. and his M.S. Geo. from Carleton University and is a member of the PDAC
Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Nagerl worked on the development of a
regional project portfolio and management of advanced exploration projects for
a nickel laterite deposit in Guatemala leading to a resource estimate and
culminating in the sale of all assets to BHP Billiton. He established
Falconbridge Brazil Ltda. for exploration within South America and
successfully implemented PGE, Ni and Cu-Au projects focused in Brazil which
led to the discovery of a new nickel laterite belt. His exploration experience
extends to South Africa and includes being part of the team that discovered
the William Lake Ni sulphide deposit in Canada.
Mr. Allan Dolan, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Western
Warrior, commented, "We are very pleased that Mr. Nagerl will be joining
Western Warrior and look forward to benefiting from his extensive mineral
experience in strategic development, project review and project management".
In connection with his appointment, Western Warrior has granted Mr. Nagerl
options to acquire 1,000,000 common shares of Western Warrior at an exercise
price of $0.25 per share until March 4, 2013. The options vest as to
one-quarter thereof on each of the six, 12, 18 and 24 month dates from the
date of the grant.
About Western Warrior: Western Warrior is a Calgary-based,
multi-commodity, mineral exploration company with 100% ownership of properties
in Northwestern Ontario, Northern Manitoba, and Valdez, Alaska, encompassing a
total area of more than 402,700 hectares (4,027 km(2)). Western Warrior's
website address is www.westernwarrior.ca
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For further information:
For further information: Western Warrior Resources Inc.: Grant Hall,
Vice President, Corporate Development, Phone: (403) 543-2595, Fax: (403)
543-2599, Email: Grant@westernwarrior.ca