BLAINE, WA, June 22 /CNW/ - Tamerlane Ventures Inc. (TAM: TSX-V)
announced today that it concluded its Annual and Special Meeting of
Shareholders held on June 19, 2009. At the meeting, Ross Burns, the Company's
President and Chief Executive Officer, was elected to the Board of Directors.
Also elected to the Board of Directors were J. Cowan McKinney, Eugene
Larabie, Bruce W. Downing, William J.V. Sheridan and Margaret M. Kent.
Tamerlane has 55,235,793 common shares issued and outstanding. Under the
terms of the Company's "rolling" Incentive Stock Option Plan a maximum of
5,523,579 shares are available to be issued pursuant to the exercise of
options at this time. Subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, the
Company approved the issue of 600,000 stock options to directors of Tamerlane.
The stock options are exercisable into common shares of Tamerlane at an
exercise price of C$0.17 per share for a period of five years. Tamerlane's
common shares closed at C$0.16 on the TSX Venture Exchange on June 18, 2009.
Directors of the Company do not receive a fixed retainer, but only a nominal
sum of $200.00 per meeting for attendance. The options granted are part of an
annual grant that make up a key component of directors' annual compensation.
Including this grant of 600,000 options, a total of 3,657,500 shares have been
reserved for issuance pursuant to outstanding option grants. A further
1,866,079 shares are available for issuance pursuant to future option grants
at this time.
"Ross F. Burns"
President & CEO
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responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this press
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meaning of applicable securities laws. We use words such as "may", "will",
"should", "anticipate", "plan", "expect", "believe", "estimate" and similar
terminology to identify forward-looking information. It is based on
assumptions, estimates, opinions and analysis made by management in light of
its experience, current conditions and its expectations of future developments
as well as other factors which it believes to be reasonable and relevant.
Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties
and other factors that may cause our actual results to differ materially from
those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements and accordingly,
readers should not place undue reliance on those statements. Risks and
uncertainties that may cause actual results to vary include but are not
limited to the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development,
including the uncertainty of reserve and resource estimates; operational and
technical difficulties; the availability to the Company of suitable financing
alternatives; fluctuations in zinc, lead and other resource prices; changes to
and compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including environmental
laws and obtaining requisite permits; political, economic and other risks
arising from our activities; fluctuations in foreign exchange rates; as well
as other risks and uncertainties which are more fully described in our annual
and quarterly Management's Discussion and Analysis and in other filings made
by us with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and available at
For further information:
For further information: Brent Jones, Manager of Investor Relations,
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: (360) 332-4653, Fax: (360)
332-4652, Website: www.tamerlaneventures.com