A.I.S. Resources Appoints Phillip Thomas COO, as New President and CEO
Vancouver, British Columbia – A.I.S. Resources Limited (TSX: AIS, OTCQB: AISSF) (the “Company” or “AIS”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Phillip Thomas, COO as the new President and CEO of the Company.
Phillip Thomas has functioned as the Company’s COO and director of exploration since October 31, 2016. He has been a key driver of the acquisition and exploration of AIS’s Argentinian lithium properties.
Phillip has degrees in Geology and Business Marketing and is a certified mineral valuer. He specializes in lithium brine projects and has deep experience in finance and capital raising, and management of mining companies, having established a number of significant exploration projects in Mexico, USA, Chile, Argentina, Arizona and Australia. From 2003 to 2008 he was CEO of Admiralty Resources, and explored the Rincon Salar in Argentina, and put it into production. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a Certified Mineral Valuer with the Australasian Institute of Mineral Valuers and Appraisers.
Mr. Thomas stated, “I am excited to take on the role of CEO as we continue to grow AIS’s portfolio of lithium assets in Argentina.”
In conjunction with this appointment, Mr. Marc Enright-Morin has resigned as President, CEO and Director of the Company. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Enright-Morin for his service and wishes him the best in his future endeavours..
About A.I.S. Resources
A.I.S. Resources Ltd. is a TSX listed investment issuer, was established in 1967 and is managed by experienced, highly qualified professionals, who have a long track record of success in lithium exploration, production and capital markets. Through their extensive business and scientific networks, they identify and develop early-stage projects worldwide, that have strong potential for growth with the objective of providing significant returns for shareholders. The Company’s current activities are focused exclusively on the exploration and development of lithium brine projects in northern Argentina. It is currently exploring the Guayatayoc and Salinas Grandes salars.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
AIS Resources Ltd.
Martyn Element, Chairman
President & CEO
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