MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 03/21/13 -- Critical Elements Corporation (TSX VENTURE: CRE)(OTCQX: CRECF)(FRANKFURT: F12) announces that, at its annual meeting held today, Mr. Ron Mac Donald, Mark Baggio, Michel Robert as well as Mrs. Jenna-Lee Nora Hardy tendered their resignation as Directors of the Corporation and withdrew their nomination in preview of the meeting. Consequently, the shareholders have elected the following persons as Directors of the Corporation for the current year: Mr. Jean-Sebastien Lavallee (President and Chief Executive Officer), Mr. Jean-Francois Meilleur (Vice-President), Mr. Jean-Raymond Lavallee, Mr. Richard Saint-Jean and Mr. Marc Simpson.
Mr. Saint-Jean is a metallurgist technician with over 20 years of mining experience. He is currently the General Director for BlackRock Metals Inc., a private iron ore mining company. Previously, he was Mill Manager for the Troilus open pit gold/copper mine in Chibougamau, where he worked for over 14 years. Mr. Jean-Raymond Lavallee has more than 30 years of experience in mining exploration, as contractor, consultant and manager for several mining companies. Mr. Lavallee is currently president of Consul-Teck Exploration, a consulting firm of Val-d'Or founded in 2003 that specializes in mining exploration in northern areas. Mr. Simpson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Uracan Resources . Mr. Simpson has worked in the mining and exploration industry for over 23 years. He has worked for Junior, Mid-tier and Senior mining companies on projects both in Canada and worldwide, including Bema Gold (sold to Kinross for CDN$3.5 billion in 2007), B2Gold, and Echo Bay Mines.
At the annual meeting, the shareholders also confirmed the appointment of KPMG LLP as auditors of the Corporation for the current financial year.
Neither the 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.
Critical Elements shareholders, please contact:
Jean-Sebastien Lavallee, P. Geo, President & CEO
Paradox Public Relations
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