CALGARY, Feb, 2, 2015 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX: TVI) (OTCQX: TVIPF) ("TVI" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Shirley Anthony to the position of Vice President of Corporate Communications, effective immediately. In this role, Ms. Anthony will be responsible for communicating TVI's vision for future growth and resource development to the global investment community and to the Company's shareholders.
"I am pleased to welcome Shirley to the team as she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in running highly effective investor relations, communications and strategic marketing programs for mineral resource companies," stated Clifford James, President and Chief Executive Officer of TVI. "This is an exciting time for TVI as we look for new projects and anticipate substantial growth in the value of our investments in the Asia Pacific -- in particular our 30.6% interest in TVI Resource Development (Phils.), Inc. which is seeking to list on the Philippine Stock Exchange later this year."
Ms. Anthony is a corporate communications professional with nine years of experience in investor relations, communications and strategic marketing with publicly listed resource equities in Canada and the United States. Her most recent roles in the resource space were as Vice President, Corporate Communications for International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. and as Manager of Corporate Communications for Corvus Gold Inc. from August 2010 to August 2012. Previously, she served as corporate communications manager for Silvercorp Metals Inc., an NYSE/TSX-listed silver and base metals producer in China, from 2008 to 2010. Prior to that, she held the position of corporate communications and investor relations for publicly traded resource companies focused on gold, silver, uranium, base metals and potash exploration. Ms. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of British Columbia and is based in Vancouver, B.C.
About TVI Pacific Inc.
TVI Pacific Inc. is a Canadian resource company focused on the production, development, exploration and acquisition of resource projects in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. TVI's affiliate, TVIRD, has to date produced copper and zinc concentrates as well as gold and silver doré from its Canatuan mine and has now commenced shipping high-iron/low nickel ore at the Agata DSO project, which is 60% held by TVIRD. TVIRD is also in the final stages of completing a definitive feasibility study ("DFS") on the innovative Agata nickel processing project, in which TVIRD has the right to earn a 60% interest upon completion of the DFS, and continues to advance its 100% owned Balabag Gold-Silver project. TVI is a direct or indirect participant/operator in several joint venture projects in the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Fiji and also has an interest in an offshore Philippine oil property.
In addition to retaining a 30.66% indirect interest in TVIRD and other Philippine subsidiaries, TVI continues to directly hold (i) 20.04% equity interest in Foyson Resources Limited ("Foyson") (ii) a 14.4% equity interest in Mindoro; (iii) its 10% interest in the Amazon Bay Iron Sands project (for which the exploration license is held by Titan Mines Limited, a company in which Foyson holds 50% shareholding and has an option to acquire the remaining 50%); and (iv) its 100% investment in shares of TG World Energy Corp.
The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained herein.
SOURCE TVI Pacific Inc.
For further information: Shirley Anthony, VP Corporate Communications, TVI Pacific Inc., Phone: 778.999.2771, E-mail: [email protected]