KELOWNA, BC, Jan. 24 /CNW/ - Tiex Inc. ("Tiex" or the "Company") (TSX-V: TIX) is pleased to announce the following Company Management and Board of
Mr. Kenneth D. Faulkner has been elevated to the President and CEO from
V.P. Corporate Development.
Mr. Ernest Bergvinson has resigned as Director, President and CEO of the
Company. Mr. Bergvinson will become a consultant and a member of the
Advisory Committee for the Company.
Mr. John Buckle P. Geo. has resigned as Director and qualified person as
defined by NI 43-101, (Q.P.), for the Company. John will be a valuable
addition to the Company as a consultant.
Mr. Stephen Wetherup B.Sc. P. Geo., of Caracle Creek International
Consulting Inc. (CCIC) has assumed all geological and Q.P. duties. Mr.
Wetherup will become a member of the Advisory Committee for the
Mr. Scott Jobin-Bevans Ph. D., P. Geo., has joined the Board of
Directors. Mr. Jobin-Bevans has a B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. from the
University of Manitoba and a Ph.D. from the University of Western
Ontario. He is the President and Director of Treasury Metals Inc. and
the Director and Founding Partner of Caracle Creek International
Consulting Inc. Presently he is the President of the Prospectors &
Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) for a two year term that
started in March 2010. Scott has worked with an impressive and long
list of companies that has given him international credentials that are
uncommon in his field.
Scott has the proven ability to take a company from conception to
multi-million dollar advanced exploration and experience in raising and
managing risk capital. Scott has vast knowledge in resource modeling,
valuation and NI 43-101 reporting.
Mr. Wade Black, M.B.A. has joined the Board of Directors. Mr. Black is
the president of Blackberry Fund Management, Inc., a New York-based
venture capital and asset management company. He has more than 15 years
of experience managing operations for broker-dealers and investment
advisory firms. He, along with his partners, founded Scarsdale Equities
LLC, an investment bank and brokerage based in New York, in 2005. He
remains a registered representative of Scarsdale Equities LLC. He is
also currently a director of United Mining Group, Inc.; a TSX listed
mining company with operations in northern Idaho, and a trustee of
Brooklyn Friends School, an independent Quaker school in Brooklyn, New
Mr. Black graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in philosophy and economics from Columbia
University in 1999, and earned a master's degree in business
administration from Columbia Business School in 2005.
Mr. Faulkner comments, "I have known Steve, Scott and Wade for years and
know they have the respect of the industry and a track record that
proves it, and that will take Tiex to the next level. The record of
success achieved by their collective efforts, both past and present, is
a signal to all shareholders that we are prepared and able to build
significant value in the company. I believe we have all the necessary
elements in place to start the prove up process of our extensive
property portfolio. The process has begun. While we are very excited
about the future we cannot take the past for granted. Ernie Bergvinson
left us with a property package second to none in quality. Ernie gave
us the catalyst to move forward and John Buckle helped him prove it. I
am grateful that Ernie and John will continue to contribute valuable
advice as consultants to the Company."
The Company is granting stock options to buy an aggregate of 1,042,498
shares to directors and officers of the company at a price of $0.18 per
common share for a period of five years ending Jan. 20, 2016.
The options have been granted under the Company's existing stock option
plan and are subject to the provisions contained in the Company's stock
option plan. The Company has a 10-per-cent rolling-stock-option plan,
in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange, which plan
reserves a maximum of 10 per cent of the issued and outstanding shares
of the Company at the time of the stock option grant.
About Tiex Inc:
Tiex Inc. is a TSX Venture listed mineral exploration company focused on
the exploration of its 137,572 hectare Cariboo Goldfields Project
located in the historic Quesnel Trough area of central British
Columbia, Canada. The property is accessible by highway and logging
roads year round. For more information, you can visit the company's
website at www.tiexinc.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
"Kenneth D. Faulkner"
President & CEO
Certain information regarding the Company including management's
assessment of future plans and operations, may constitute
forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws and
necessarily involve risks associated with mining exploration and
development, volatility of prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision
of resource estimates, environmental and permitting risks, access to
labour and services, competition from other companies and ability to
access sufficient capital. As a consequence, actual results may differ
materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.
NEITHER THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER
(AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN THE POLICIES OF THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE)
ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.
SOURCE TIEX Inc.
For further information:
Kenneth D. Faulkner, President & CEO
Telephone: (250) 869 - 1607
Facsimile: (250) 868 - 0798