Liberty Lake, Washington, June 14, 2016 – Hunt Mining Corp. (“Hunt” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV: “HMX”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. James N. Meek to the position of Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”).
Mr. Meek, MBA, CPA, holds both a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Rocky Mountain College and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Idaho. For over 30 years, Mr. Meek has worked for mining companies including ASARCO Incorporated for 17 years, ascending from Metallurgical Account to Accounting Manager; Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp. for over 10 years, including 5 years as Treasurer and Manager of Budget and Forecasting, where he traveled extensively to South America to visit the mines for which he was responsible; Sterling Mining Company for almost 4 years in the position of CFO and Romarco Minerals Inc. for 1 year in the role of CFO.
With the recent acquisition of the Martha Mine, as reported on May 12, 2016, Mr. Meek’s insights and expertise will serve the Corporation well as it migrates into active production of silver and gold.
The Martha Mine is located in the Santa Cruz province, Argentina, and is 50 kilometers northeast of the town of Gobernador Gregores, Argentina. The Martha mine has year-round access, contains a flotation mill, equipment and buildings, and commenced silver production in 2008. Additional information including photos of the Martha Mine are available on the Corporation's website at www.huntmining.com.
In conjunction with the appointment of Mr. Meek as CFO, Mr. Bob Little will be transitioning to the new position as Director of Corporate Development. The Board of Directors thanks Mr. Little for his time as CFO, and looks forward to his continuing contribution in this new role.
President and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Tim Hunt states; “We continue to add to our team, upgrading the talents with each position, as we turn this Corporation from an explorer into a gold and silver producer in the months ahead.”
The appointment of Mr. Meek is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.
About Hunt Mining
Hunt Mining Corp. has continued to develop its properties as an active and aggressive explorer in Santa Cruz since 2006. During that time, Hunt's wholly owned subsidiary, Cerro Cazador S.A., has completed exploration activity including 62,000 meters of HQ core drilling, 416 line kilometers of Induced Polarization geophysical surveys and more than 20,000 surface soil, sediment, channel, chip, and trench samples, beyond the historical work previous to the same properties. Hunt also owns a 100% interest in the Martha Mine, located in the Santa Cruz Province, Argentina.
Additional information on the Martha Mine and other Santa Cruz, Argentina projects can be viewed on the Corporation’s website at: www.huntmining.com.
For more information contact:
T: (403) 617-7609
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This news release contains forward-looking statements. The Corporation has provided the forward-looking statements in reliance on assumptions that it believes are reasonable at this time. The reader is cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of the forward-looking statements may prove to be incorrect. All such forward-looking statements involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Corporation’s control. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, delays resulting from or inability to obtain required regulatory approval. The actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do, what benefits, including the amount of proceeds, the Corporation will derive therefrom. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.