VANCOUVER, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Anglo Swiss Resources Inc. (TSXV:ASW) ("Anglo Swiss" or "the Company") announces that it has appointed Natasha Blackburn to the position of Vice President, Corporate Development, effective immediately.
Ms. Blackburn has extensive public and private company experience and is skilled in corporate development and stakeholder relations. She has facilitated numerous financings, including an IPO, negotiated property option agreements, and has implemented numerous branding, marketing and investor relations programs. She currently provides management and corporate development consulting services to public and private companies. Ms. Blackburn will be devoting approximately 50% of her time to Anglo Swiss. Since 2006, she has held senior positions with several TSX Venture issuers in the mineral exploration industry. Prior to that Natasha held a variety of manager positions at the Canadian Trading and Quotation System Inc. (CNQ), now CNSX Markets, where she played a key role cultivating investment dealer participation in the exchange from its inception through launch and eventual expansion to Vancouver. Before CNQ, Natasha provided investor relations' services to several TSX and TSX Venture companies in a variety of industries while working with Hume, Kieran Inc. She obtained her B.A.(Hons.) in Environmental Studies from Carleton University.
David Constable, CEO stated, "We are strengthening our resources at the management and technical level and Natasha is an important part of the team that is being assembled to position Anglo Swiss to maximize and capitalize on opportunities it has within its existing asset base and beyond."
Additionally, the Company announced that, subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval, Ms. Blackburn has been granted 400,000 incentive stock options, with an exercise price of $0.15. The five-year options vest according to the rules and policies of the TSX Venture Exchange and expire May 25, 2016.About Anglo Swiss: Anglo Swiss Resources Inc. is actively exploring its flagship 160 sq. km, Nelson Mining Camp Project, which includes the 100%-owned Kenville Gold Mine. The property hosts numerous historical producing gold, silver and copper mines, surface adits, and old workings. This is the first time the extensive land package has been held by one operator. An extensive data compilation effort was undertaken and is now accessible in a useful geological database. The Company is taking a systematic exploration approach to the entire area with a two-pronged exploration program which includes defining a larger gold resource around and to the south of the high-grade Kenville Gold Mine, as well as exploring the vast new land holdings for additional economic precious metal and base metal deposits. Further information about the Company can be found at www.anglo-swiss.com or at www.sedar.com. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.