VANCOUVER, March 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Solaris Resources Inc. ("Solaris" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ron Walsh FCPA, CPA as independent Director of the Company, effective immediately.
Mr. Walsh, a Chartered Professional Accountant, is the founding partner of Walsh King LLP. He has many years' experience advising on corporate tax and business issues. Mr. Walsh has held a number of prestigious professional appointments throughout his career, including amongst others, Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation, President of the Estate Planning Council of Vancouver, and Public Governor of the Vancouver Stock Exchange. In addition, he has frequently lectured on tax and related matters for professional organizations, and spoken at national and international conferences on tax and business advisory issues.
The Company would also like to report the resignation of Mr. James Steels from the Board of Directors.
Daniel Earle, President & CEO, states, "On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank James for his service to the Company and welcome Ron's addition to the team. Mr. Walsh's audit and tax experience, given the various jurisdictions we operate in, will be a valuable contribution to the Board."
On behalf of the Board of Solaris Resources Inc.
President & CEO, Director
About Solaris Resources Inc.
Solaris is advancing a portfolio of copper and gold assets in the Americas, which includes: a high-grade resource with expansion and additional discovery potential at the Warintza copper and gold project in Ecuador; discovery potential on the grass-roots Tamarugo project in Chile and Capricho and Paco Orco projects in Peru; exposure to US$130M spending / 5-yrs through a farm-out agreement with Freeport-McMoRan on the Ricardo Project in Chile; and significant leverage to increasing copper prices through the 60%-interest in the development-stage La Verde joint-venture project with Teck Resources in Mexico. Solaris Resources operates as a reporting issuer, however, is not currently listed on a designated stock exchange.
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