MONTREAL, Oct. 18, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium Inc. (TSXV: RGX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippe Guillemaille as its Marketing and Sales Manager. The appointment takes effect immediately.
Philippe Guillemaille is a highly experienced sales and marketing professional in the chemical industry. Mr. Guillemaille has held positions as sales manager for Fuji Film (Japan), Metallgesellschaft (Germany) and Monsanto/Exxon Chemicals (U.S.) among others. He most recently worked as Regional Business Manager, Europe and Africa for Kronos, a leading titanium dioxide producer, where he assumed responsibility of all markets, including coatings and inks as well as cosmetics, food and medical. His academic studies include a degree from the Lyon Institute of Technology, France.
"Mr. Guillemaille is an expert in sales management and negotiation. He brings unrivalled knowledge of the global TiO2 industry. His expertise will help expedite the advancement of existing and developing end-user relationships in the coatings industry as well as introducing Argex to new markets including the food and cosmetics industry. Mr. Guillemaille's in depth knowledge of the TiO2 industry will help focus and accelerate our product development. He will be involved in market development covering R&D efforts for end users as well as working with the management team with a strategic focus on maximizing the internal rate of return." stated Roy Bonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer of Argex Titanium.
About Argex Titanium Inc.
ARGEX Titanium INC. is a near-term producer of Titanium Dioxide. With a primary goal of advancing rapidly towards production, Argex has adopted a simple and low-risk strategy for the scale-up of its proprietary process that allows it to produce high-purity TiO2 directly from run-of-mine material.
The process is running continuously at the mini-plant in Mississauga, Ontario. The closed-loop process is environmentally friendly and produces minimal inert tailings.
Additionally, the Corporation owns 100% of the Mouchalagane property, which is a large Labrador trough iron ore property that represents further potential upside for the Argex shareholders.
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SOURCE: Argex Titanium Inc.
For further information:
Roy Bonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer
Argex Titanium Inc.
Argex Titanium Inc.
The Howard Group
Sarah Moreau, Consultant, Financial & Regulatory Affairs
514-395-0375, ext. 234