Heron Appoints Mr. Peter Rozenauers and Mr. Ricardo De Armas as Non-Executive Directors
Sydney, Australia, Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Heron Resources Limited (ASX:HRR TSX:HER, “Heron” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Peter Rozenauers and Mr. Ricardo De Armas to the Board as Non-executive Directors.
As noted in the release of 30 June 2017, the nomination of Mr. Rozenauers and Mr. De Armas to the Board was contemplated under the Equity subscription agreement with Orion Mine Finance (“Orion”) and Castlelake LP (“Castlelake”) as part of the overall Woodlawn project financing.
Mr Peter Rozenauers is a Portfolio Manager with Orion Mine Finance and has over 25 years of experience in the natural resources and finance industry. He earned a BEng (Honors I) in Mining from the University of NSW, a Master in Applied Finance from the University of Technology Sydney and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Prior to Orion, Mr Rozenauers was a Senior Investment Manager for a predecessor business of Orion, and prior to that was Managing Director and Head of Asian Commodities Distribution for Barclays Capital in Singapore, a leading global investment bank. Mr Rozenauers spent over 13 years working in senior banking roles in Singapore, New York and London. Mr Rozenauers is a Non-Executive Director of Blackham Resources Ltd (ASX), Non-Executive Director of MacPhersons Resources Ltd (ASX) and Chairman of Lynx Resources, a private company. Mr John Dorian, an Investment Associate at Orion Mine Finance will act as Mr Rozenauers’ alternate.
Ricardo De Armas is an investment professional at Castlelake, where he focuses on emerging market investments. Mr. De Armas has more than 10 years of experience in investment and corporate finance, including roles as vice president at De Jong Capital, principal at Zaff Capital, associate at Citigroup’s investment banking division, and financial analyst at Procter & Gamble. His expertise includes value investments, restructuring and financial advisory. Mr. De Armas received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Universidad Metropolitana in Business Administration. Mr De Armas is a resident of the USA.
Heron Resources Chairman, Mr Stephen Dennis, welcomed the appointments:
“We are very pleased to welcome Peter and Ricardo to the Board and Orion and Castlelake to the share register. Both Peter and Ricardo’s strong corporate finance skills and extensive expertise in developing new resource opportunities will be particularly valuable in assisting Heron through its transition to a producer. I would like to personally welcome Peter and Ricardo to the Board and I look forward to the application of their knowledge and experience base at Woodlawn.”
About Heron Resources Limited
Heron’s primary focus is the development of its 100% owned, high grade Woodlawn Zinc-Copper Project located 250km southwest of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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