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BELLINGHAM, Wash., USA – Tamerlane Ventures Inc. ("Tamerlane" or “the Company") (TSX-V: TAM) announced today that Tom Corcoran has been appointed as Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications for the company. Mr. Corcoran will be responsible for all aspects of corporate communications with shareholders, media and all potential investors. With over 20 years of corporate marketing, advertising, and media experience, Mr. Corcoran has exceptional writing, design and branding skills in addition to public speaking and presentation talent.
"Mr. Corcoran is an excellent addition to Tamerlane's team," commented Mike Willett, CEO of Tamerlane Ventures. Mr. Willett continued, "His extensive experience in financial and public markets will be of great value in increasing our Company's exposure to both retail and institutional investors."
Mr. Corcoran graduated in 1989 from Simon Fraser University with an Applied Science degree in Communications. He spent over a decade as a broadcast journalist in both radio and TV, before launching a career in Corporate Communications for public companies involved in mining, specialty materials and nano-technology.
"Tamerlane's Pine Point lead/zinc Project in the N.W.T. is an advanced project and the team assembled for the financing, construction and ultimate production start-up is advancing the project rapidly. My mandate is to augment this management team in unlocking the value of the Project and assist them in broadcasting the robust NAV (Net Asset Valuation) globally. Most notably, the recent acquisition by Belgian zinc smelter/producer Nyrstar of Breakwater Resources for $663 million, clearly illustrates, that base metals such as Zinc (Zn) and Lead (Pb) are deemed ‘core commodities’ and investors need to act accordingly” stated Mr. Corcoran.
As part of Mr. Corcoran’s compensation package and subject to TSX approval, Tamerlane has granted 300,000 incentive stock options to Mr. Corcoran at an exercise price of CAD $0.24 per share. These options are granted for a five-year period, and the grant is subject to vesting provisions in accordance with the rules of the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Tamerlane Ventures Inc.
Tamerlane Ventures Inc. is an exploration and development mining company with advanced base metal development projects in Canada and Peru. The Company’s immediate focus is bringing the 100%-owned Pine Point project to production. The Company is currently in the financing phase and expects to commence construction this fall. Tamerlane plans to sell the well-known Pine Point Concentrates to various smelting facilities around the world. The Company also plans to develop its Los Pinos heap leach copper project in Peru.
“Michael A. Willett”
Chief Executive Officer
For further information, please contact:
Tamerlane Ventures Inc.
Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Phone: (360) 752-9462
Cell: (360) 303-2703
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