July 5th, 2016 – Toronto, Ontario – Latin American Minerals Inc. (TSXV: LAT) (the “Company” or “LAT”) today announced the appointment of Rebecca Hudson as Chief Financial Officer.
Rebecca Hudson is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with over 17 years of experience in financial reporting, finance, accounting and audit roles serving a range of industries, including mining and exploration, oil and gas, manufacturing and retail, and not-for-profit.
Ms. Hudson started her career as a CA working as an auditor with Grant Thornton LLP in Toronto before continuing her career in the Dominican Republic with PricewaterhouseCoopers. When Rebecca returned to Canada she worked in various financial reporting roles at the manager level and eventually joined Falconbridge, a multi-national mining company.
Ms. Hudson later transitioned to the junior resource sector and has served as CFO, and consultant with, a number of publicly-listed junior resource companies operating in North and South America.
Ms. Hudson is fluent in English and Spanish, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.
Mr. Botha said; “Ms. Hudson brings all the necessary skills and experience that the company requires in dealing with our operations in Paraguay and in addition she is fluent in Spanish. The management team is delighted that Rebecca is coming on board and we look forward to working with her as we roll out our plans to upgrade and improve our gold mining operation and exploration in Paso Yobai.
This appointment is subject to clearance of PIF by the Toronto Stock Exchange.
About the Company
Latin American Minerals Inc. is a mineral exploration and gold mining company with its core gold and diamond projects in Paraguay. The Company is currently expanding its Independencia Mine gold processing plant to encompass vat-leach gold recovery from mineralization extracted in open pit mining activities at its fully permitted mining concession.
Management has identified six gold zones for drill testing on the Company’s adjacent exploration claims, which are part of the Company’s 15,020 hectare Paso Yobai gold project.
For more information, please contact:
Basil Botha, CEO & Chairman
Vancouver: (1-604) 418-3856
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