Appointment of Director

17 July 2018

NQ Minerals PLC
(the “Company” or “NQ Minerals”; NEX: NQMI, OTCQB: NQMLF)
Appointment of Director

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

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NQ Minerals Plc
Brian Stockbridge, Non – Executive Chairman+ 44 (0) 7876 888011
Kris Kottmeier, VP Corporate Development


+ 44 (0) 20 3637 6522 (UK)

+ 1 (604) 506 6502 (North America)

Daniel Stewart & Company Plc
Richard Potts+ 44 (0) 20 7776 6596
Nikhil Varghese+ 44 (0) 20 7776 6571
Beaumont Cornish Limited
Roland Cornish, Chairman+ 44 (0) 20 7628 3396


IFC Advisory Ltd
Graham Herring+ 44 (0) 20 3934 6630
Tim Metcalfe


Miles Nolan

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