VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 28, 2012) - Concordia Resource Corp. (News - Market indicators) ("Concordia" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. David Birkenshaw has been appointed to Concordia's board of directors effective November 22, 2012.
Mr. Birkenshaw has been the President and CEO of Birkenshaw & Company Ltd. since its formation in 1989. He was a Senior Vice President and Director of PriceWaterhouseCoopers Securities LLP specializing in mergers, acquisitions and related financial advisory work in mining and marine transport industries from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Birkenshaw, through Birkenshaw & Company Ltd. has acted as a merchant banker, making significant investments across a broad range of industry sectors. Mr. Birkenshaw is also a significant shareholder of the Company.
Concordia is a well-financed junior exploration company with an emphasis on developing mineral deposits in Africa and South America. Concordia has an extensive exploration portfolio in the resource endowed regions including Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique and Argentina. In addition, Concordia has acquired an option to purchase 100% of the historic La Providencia silver mine located in the Puna of northwestern Argentina and has also acquired an option to purchase the 14,000 ha Cerro Amarillo-Cajon Grande copper-gold-molybdenum property located in the Malargüe District of Argentina. The company has an experienced management team and board of directors with extensive expertise across the globe.
On behalf of the Board of Concordia Resource Corp.
R. Edward Flood, Chairman and CEO