VANCOUVER, Jan. 27 /CNW/ - Mediterranean Resources Ltd. (TSX: MNR;
Frankfurt: MHM1) ("Mediterranean") is pleased to announce the
appointment of Jeffrey Nichols as a Director, effective today.
Jeffrey Nichols is a recognized expert on the economics and finance of
precious metals. He is currently the Managing Director of American
Precious Metals Advisors (APMA), where he provides expert analysis on
the economics of precious metal markets and offers strategic consulting
and market research services to a wide range of corporate
clients. Additionally he:
Was a gold analyst, Vice President, and Director of Commodities Research
at J. Aron and Goldman Sachs;
Is a past President of the International Precious Metals Institute, a
major industry trade association;
Served as a Director of two public companies, Dickenson Mines (a
forerunner of Goldcorp Inc.) and Sikaman Gold Resources (a TSX
Is a former Member of the Metals Advisory Committee of the New York
Mercantile Exchange and the Commodities Committee of the American Stock
Managed a mutual fund specializing in metals and mining equities for a
major investment company;
Consulted with the Van Eck fund management group and occasionally wrote
their reports to shareholders;
Was a special advisor to mining CEOs including Robert Friedland and
Robert Calman (of Echo Bay Mines);
Authored three investment books issued by major publishers: The Complete Book of Gold Investing (Dow Jones); How to Profit from the Coming Boom in Gold (McGraw-Hill); and Getting Started in Metals (Wiley).
He is a frequent keynote speaker at investment and industry conferences,
corporate meetings, and private company events around the world.
Jeffrey Nichols will bring knowledge and experience in finance combined
with both marketing and investor relations that will be of great
benefit to Mediterranean.
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SOURCE Mediterranean Resources Ltd.
For further information:
Peter J. Guest
President & CEO