VANCOUVER, March 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Curis Resources Ltd. (TSX: CUV) ("Curis" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Brian Causey has joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO").
Mr. Causey has assumed the role of CFO effective immediately, replacing Mr. Bernard Tan who has resigned in this capacity for the Company, but remains CFO for Hunter Dickinson Inc. and will continue in an advisory capacity with the Company.
Mr. Causey has extensive Company knowledge through his role as Vice President of Project Finance for Hunter Dickinson. He has more than 20 years' experience in financial and operations management, with particular emphasis on equipment and project finance, taxation, specialized finance structures and operational management of private and public companies. Throughout Mr. Causey's successful career, he has also held senior positions with Peat Marwick Thorne (now KPMG LLP), as a Partner, British Columbia Packers Limited and Zenith Transport Ltd.
Mr. Causey graduated in 1969 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia, and was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia in 1971.
"We are very pleased that Brian has agreed to join the Curis senior management team", said President and CEO Michael McPhie. "Brian has been active in an advisory capacity with the Company for the last year and his extensive knowledge and experience in project financing and managing the financial affairs of public companies will be fully applied as the Company advances the flagship Florence Copper project in Central Arizona towards near term production."
Mr. Causey is also CFO and a director of Nanotech Security Corp., and a director of Cascadero Copper Corporation.
Curis Resources Ltd. is a mineral development company associated with Hunter Dickinson Inc., a diversified global mining company with a 25-year history of mineral development success. Curis is focused on the acquisition, development and operation of high-quality next-generation copper properties in progressive jurisdictions around the world. It is currently focused on advancing its 100% owned Florence Copper Project in Arizona, USA to near term production.
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For further details on the Company, please visit www.curisresources.com or contact Susie Bell, Manager of Investor Relations, at (604) 684-6365 or within North America at 1-800-667-2114.
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This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address exploration drilling, exploitation activities and events or developments that the Company expects are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include fluctuations in market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, continuity of mineralization, uncertainties related to the ability to obtain necessary environmental, land use and other permits, approvals, licenses and title on a timely basis and delays due to third party opposition, changes in government policies regarding mining and natural resource exploration and exploitation, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company, investors should review the Company's continuous disclosure filings that are available at www.sedar.com.
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