Orex Appoints VP Corporate Development

VANCOUVER, June 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Orex Minerals Inc. -- (TSX-V: REX -- OTCQX: ORMNF) ("Orex") is pleased to announce that Alex Peter Tsakumis has joined the company as Vice President of Corporate Development.

Mr. Tsakumis is a seasoned executive in the mining space with over twenty-five years' investment experience with private and public companies. Prior to joining Barsele, Mr. Tsakumis was the Vice President of Corporate Development at Timmins Gold Corp. for nine years, where he played a pivotal role in the development of the corporation from a junior exploration to a production company. He began his career in 1989 with the Barrington Group, representing advanced stage mining companies. He has experience in capital formation and management and growth of listed companies, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and corporate communications. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics.

"Alex is a valued addition to our organization," stated Gary Cope, CEO of Orex. "His extensive knowledge and experience in the mining industry coupled with his strong core values and work ethic will serve Orex well as we strive to achieve our goals."

ABOUT OREX MINERALS INC.
Orex is a Canadian-based junior exploration company comprised of highly qualified mining professionals. Orex has several current projects: the Coneto Silver-Gold Project in Durango, Mexico, as a joint venture with Fresnillo PLC; the Sandra Escobar Silver Project, also in Durango, Mexico, as a joint venture with Canasil Resources Inc., and the Jumping Josephine Gold Project in British Columbia, Canada.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Gary Cope
President

Neither 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 Orex Minerals Inc.

For further information: Orex Minerals Inc. at (604) 687-8566 x228, email info@orexminerals.com or visit our website at www.orexminerals.com

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