Announces Board of Directors Appointment
The Board of
Directors of U.S. Silver Corporation (TSX:USA, OTCQX:USSID,
Frankfurt:QE2) (“U.S. Silver” or the “Corporation”) is
pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tom Ryley as
a Director of the Corporation effective February 1, 2012.
Mr. Ryley has a career that spans over 35 years in the natural
resources sector. Currently he leads an advisory firm specializing in business
planning and strategy, new business development and investment analysis. He
spent 25 years withSuncor Energy Inc. in variety
of increasingly senior roles and was executive vice president of refining and
marketing the last nine years of his career with the company. He sits on the
boards of several public, private and charitable organizations. Mr. Ryley graduated from York University with a
Bachelor of Arts and from Carleton University with a Master of Arts
in Public Administration.
are pleased to add Tom to the Board and look forward to benefitting from his
thirty five years of wide ranging experience in operations management,
strategic corporate development and public company board directorships. His
senior corporate blue chip experience and knowledge will be invaluable to U.S.
Silver as it manages its growth strategy.” statedGordon
Pridham, Executive Chairman and Interim CEO of U.S.
through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and/or operates the Galena, Coeur, Caladay and Dayrock
silver-lead-copper mines in Shoshone County, Idaho, with the Galena mine
being the second most prolific silver mine in US history. Total silver production
from U.S. Silver's mining complex has exceeded 220 million ounces of
silver production since 1953.U.S. Silver controls a land package now
totaling approximately 14,000 acres in the heart of the Coeur d'Alene Mining
District. U.S. Silver is focused on expanding the production from
existing operations as well as exploring and developing its extensive Silver
Valley holdings in the Coeur d'Alene Mining District.