Joanne Ferstman Joanne Ferstman has over two decades of experience in the capital markets, financial services and mining industries, including most recently being a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Breakwater Resources Inc. She is currently a corporate director and sits on the boards of Dundee REIT, Dundee Industrial REIT and Aimia Inc. Ms. Ferstman was most recently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dundee Capital Markets Inc.
Ms. Ferstman was also previously Vice-Chair and Head of Capital Markets of DundeeWealth Inc., a diversified wealth management public company that managed over
of assets, including the family of Dynamic Funds prior to its sale to the Bank of
in 2011. Prior to 2009, Ms. Ferstman was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DundeeWealth Inc. and Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Dundee Corporation. In these senior financial roles, Ms. Ferstman was intimately involved in all corporate strategy, including acquisitions and financings, and had ultimate responsibility for all public financial reporting.
Ms. Ferstman is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Graduate degree in Public Accountancy from
Mr. Cahill has been President of Excellon since
and joined the Company as Executive Vice President in summer 2012. Since joining the Company, he has significantly advanced the Company's profile with the communities near La Platosa, all levels of Mexican government and the Company's investor base.
Mr. Cahill was previously Vice President Corporate Development of Pelangio Exploration Inc., a junior gold exploration company active in
, and served as Corporate Secretary of Pelangio Mines Inc., prior to its merger with Detour Gold Corporation. Prior to Pelangio, he was a lawyer in the M&A and corporate securities practices at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP.
Mr. Cahill holds a law degree from the
University of Western Ontario
and an undergraduate degree from the
University of Toronto
An Evolution in High Grade Silver:
Excellon's 100%-owned La Platosa Mine in Durango is Mexico's highest grade silver mine, with lead and zinc by-products making it one of the lowest cash cost silver mines in the country. The Company is positioning itself to capitalize on undervalued projects by focusing on increasing La Platosa's profitable silver production and near term mineable resources.
The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this Press Release, which has been prepared by management. This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 27E of the Exchange Act. Such statements include, without limitation, statements regarding the future results of operations, performance and achievements of the Company, potential property acquisitions, the timing, content, cost and results of proposed work programs, the discovery and delineation of mineral deposits/resources/reserves, geological interpretations, proposed production rates, potential mineral recovery processes and rates, business and financing plans (including the proposed consolidation), business trends and future operating revenues. Although the Company believes that such statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words such as: believe, expect, anticipate, intend, estimate, postulate and similar expressions, or are those, which, by their nature, refer to future events. The Company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements by the Company are not guarantees of future results or performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward looking statements as a result of various factors, including, but not limited to, variations in the nature, quality and quantity of any mineral deposits that may be located, significant downward variations in the market price of any minerals produced [particularly silver], the Company's inability to obtain any necessary permits, consents or authorizations required for its activities, to produce minerals from its properties successfully or profitably, to continue its projected growth, to raise the necessary capital or to be fully able to implement its business strategies. All of the Company's public disclosure filings may be accessed via www.sedar.com and readers are urged to review these materials, including the technical reports filed with respect to the Company's mineral properties, and particularly the November 22, 2011 NI 43-101-compliant technical report prepared by Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. with respect to the Platosa Property. This press release is not, and is not to be construed in any way as an offer to buy or sell securities in the United States.
SOURCE Excellon Resources Inc.