VANCOUVER, June 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Altiplano Minerals Ltd. ("Altiplano" or the "Company") (APN: TSX‐V) announces today several management changes as well as a change of directors as a result of elections from its annual shareholder meeting held on Monday, May 28, 2012 (the "Meeting").
Charles Chebry stepped down as President and Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of the Company and John McCaffrey stepped down as the Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), both effective May 28, 2012.
Brian Budd was appointed the CEO of the Company, Peter Kleespies was appointed the President of the Company and Grant Hagen was appointed the CFO of the Company, all effective May 28, 2012.
At the Meeting, Brian Budd, Peter Kleespies, Sean Mager and John Williamson were elected as directors of the Company.
Altiplano Minerals Ltd. (APN: TSX‐V) is a mineral exploration company with an emphasis on acquiring projects with significant potential for discovery. Currently, Altiplano has positioned itself in one of the most mineralized zones in British Columbia, Canada, with prospective copper‐gold‐moly targets. The GD Property is located in central British Columbia, west of Babine Lake and south of Granisle, within the Omineca Mining Division - an area that hosts two past producing mines: the Bell Copper Mine and the Granisle Copper Mine. Management is experienced in seeking out, advancing, and financing promising exploration projects in Canada and abroad. The Company is currently evaluating additional properties to build the project pipeline and increase shareholder value. The Company completed its initial public offering of its common shares on January 31, 2011 and began trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on February 2, 2011 under the symbol "APN".
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
/s/ "John Williamson"
Tel: (780) 437-6624
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