NQ Minerals PLC - Appointment of Director
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NQ Minerals PLC
17 July 2018

17 July 2018


NQ Minerals Plc

(the "Company" or "NQ Minerals")


NQ Minerals welcomes Mr. Kevin Puil to the Board of Directors


NQ Minerals Plc (NEX: NQMI; OTCQB: NQMLF), an Australia based exploration and mining company, is pleased to announce that Mr. Kevin Puil has been appointed to the Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.


A Canadian national, Mr. Puil currently serves as the founder and Managing Partner of RIVI Capital LLC which is a private equity fund focused on precious metals and providing investors direct access to physical metal exposure.


Kevin is a financier and has a wealth of experience in the mining sector. He has previously worked as an investment analyst and portfolio manager in both Canada and the US and is a CFA charter holder.

Mr. Puil currently holds options over 4m shares in NQ Minerals Plc, exercisable at a price of 12p per share.

NQ Minerals' Non-Executive Chairman Brian Stockbridge said, "We are delighted to welcome Kevin to the Board of NQ Minerals. He is a highly experienced investor in the area of precious metals and currently serves on the Board of a number of listed mining companies. As we drive our flagship Hellyer Gold mine into production this year, and seek admission to AIM, I have no doubt that Kevin will be an invaluable addition to the Board."


Additional Information:


Apart from his directorship of the Company, Mr. Puil is on the Board of Directors of the following TSX-listed Companies: Lion Ore Metals Ltd., Redhawk Resources Inc., Golden Dawn Minerals Inc.  He is also on the Board of Directors for CHOOM Holdings Inc, a CSE listed pharmaceutical Company and PC Gold Pty, an unlisted mining company in Australia. He was previously on the Board of Directors for Corex Gold Corporation Inc, now Minera Alamos, and Inmed Pharma.


Save as disclosed above, no additional information relating to Mr. Puil falls to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph 21 of Appendix 1 of the NEX Growth Market - Rules for Issuers.





About NQ Minerals


NQ Minerals is an Australia-based exploration and mining company, focusing on projects where past exploration work has established the presence of mineral occurrences. The Company's management team has decades of experience in the exploration and production of gold, silver and a variety of base metals. Please visit our website at www.nqminerals.com.


For further information, please contact:


NQ Minerals Plc


Brian Stockbridge, Non-Executive Chairman

+ 44 (0) 7876 888011

Daniel Stewart & Company Plc


Richard Potts

+ 44 (0) 20 7776 6596

Nikhil Varghese



IFC Advisory


Graham Herring


Tim Metcalfe


Miles Nolan



+ 44 (0) 20 7776 6571





+ 44 (0) 20 3934 6630

+ 44 (0) 20 3934 6630

+ 44 (0) 20 3934 6630




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