Defiance Silver Corp (“Defiance”) (TSX-V: DEF) is pleased to announce that further to the Defiance news release dated August 31, 2011, George Gorzynski, P.Eng., has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Gorzynski holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) from the University of Toronto and a Master of Applied Science from the University of British Columbia. He is a Professional Engineer registered in the Province of British Columbia. George has over 30 years experience exploring and developing mining projects in Mexico and worldwide.
In his role as Vice President of Exploration for IMPACT Silver, George was instrumental in acquiring, refurbishing and expanding the Royal Mines of Zacualpan, IMPACT’s mining and milling operation in Zacualpan, Mexico. IMPACT produced over 750,000 ounces of silver in 2010 (IMPACT Annual Report 2010).
“We look forward to George bringing his considerable skills and experience with putting silver mines into production and operating them successfully in Mexico. Additionally, George will act as a representative of IMPACT Silver on Defiance’s Board. IMPACT is a significant shareholder of Defiance Silver Corp,” stated Bruce Winfield, President of Defiance Silver.
Defiance Silver Corp is a near-term silver producer in Mexico. With a strong team of proven mine finders and developers, Defiance is focused upon being an aggressive developer, explorer and acquirer of silver projects in the historic billion-ounce silver producing Zacatecas District.
Bruce Winfield, P. Geo., a Qualified Person under the meaning of Canadian National Instrument 43-101, is responsible for the technical content of this news release.
On behalf of Defiance Silver Corp.
President and CEO
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