March 12, 2015
Pershimco’s Board Welcomes Former Rio-Tinto Mining Engineer Angelina Mehta And Grants Restricted Shares Units Provides Update On Cerro Quema, Panama Operations
ROUYN-NORANDA, QUÉBEC — March 12, 2015 — Pershimco Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “Pershimco”) (TSX-V: PRO; FSE: BIZ) is pleased to welcome Angelina Mehta, who will be succeeding Andrew Pullar in filling Sentient’s seat on the Board of Directors.
Angelina Mehta joined Sentient in 2013 as part of their Montreal team. She holds a Mining Engineering degree and a MBA from McGill University. She gained operational and technical experience with IOC, a Rio Tinto’s subsidiary. She also acquired valuable financial experience through her roles with BMO Financial Group in Toronto, Lafarge and CN in Montréal. She later rejoined IOC in a corporate resource development role to evaluate mine expansions. Angelina is a member of the advisory board of McGill University’s mining program, a founding member of Women in Mining (WIM) Montreal and recently joined the WIM Canada board. She is a member of CIM and a professional engineer registered in Quebec.
“At this stage of development of the Cerro Quema project, we definitely think Angelina is the right person to actively contribute from her experiences in advancing towards production to the success of the project” commented Alain Bureau, President & CEO of Pershimco.