VANCOUVER - December 10, 2015 (Investorideas.com Newswire) - SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: SIL.V) ("SilverCrest Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Rapsch as Vice President, Corporate Communications.
Mr. Rapsch has a decade of in-depth investor relations and corporate communications experience. He joins SilverCrest Metals after four years at SilverCrest Mines Inc. ("SilverCrest Mines") which was recently acquired by another precious metal producer. He was responsible for the implementation, management and execution of all marketing and investor relations related programs, including but not limited to communicating with retail and institutional investors across North America and Europe . During Mr. Rapsch's tenure at SilverCrest Mines it was nominated as a finalist at the 17th annual IR Magazine Reward in the category for "Best IR by a TSX Venture Exchange-listed company" in 2014.
N. Eric Fier , President & CEO, stated, "Michael was largely responsible for the marketing success of SilverCrest Mines in the past four years by expanding our communications, implementing marketing programs and continually building a shareholder and investor network. He is committed to success, and we are looking forward to his continued contributions towards our efforts to advance SilverCrest Metals to become another success story in the junior resource sector."
The Company announces the grant of stock options to directors, officers, employees and consultants for 2,340,000 common shares of the Company at an exercise price of $0.16 per share for a five year term expiring December 9, 2020 . Of the stock options granted, 175,000 will be subject to an 18‑month vesting schedule pursuant to which 25% shall vest immediately as of the date of grant and a further 25% every 6 months thereafter.
ABOUT SILVERCREST METALS INC.
SilverCrest is a Canadian precious metals exploration company headquartered in Vancouver, BC , that is focused on new discoveries, value-added acquisitions and targeting production in Mexico's historic precious metal districts. The Company is led by a proven management team in all aspects of the precious metal mining sector, including the pioneering of a responsible "phased approach" business model taking projects from discovery, finance, on time and on budget construction, and production with subsequent increased value to shareholders.
N. Eric Fier , CPG, P.Eng
President & CEO
SilverCrest Metals Inc.
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This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation. Such forward‑looking statements concern the intended use of proceeds. Such forward‑looking statements or information are based on a number of assumptions, which may prove to be incorrect. Assumptions have been made regarding, among other things: conditions in general economic and financial markets; timing and amount of capital expenditures; and effects of regulation by governmental agencies. The actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward‑looking statements as a result of the risk factors including: the availability of funds; the timing and content of work programs; results of exploration activities of mineral properties; the interpretation of drilling results and other geological data; and general market and industry conditions. Forward-looking statements are based on the expectations and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made. The assumptions used in the preparation of such statements, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date the statements were made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements included in this news release if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change, except as otherwise required by applicable law.
SOURCE SilverCrest Metals Inc.
SilverCrest Metals Inc.
Fred Cooper, Investor Relations
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