VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2012) - Tirex Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:TXX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jeffrey Steiner as Special Advisor to the company via a position on the company's newly formed Advisory Board.
Mr. Steiner is a Toronto-based lawyer with a unique combination of business and public policy experience. He is currently the President and CEO of New Franchise Media Inc., a film & television development firm founded in 2010. Previously he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Economic Development Corporation (TEDCO) which specialized in real estate development, waterfront revitalization and inbound investment attraction.
Mr. Steiner is a current member of the Board of Directors of Export Development Canada (EDC), the country's official export credit agency. He serves on EDC's Risk Management Committee and its Business Development Committee. He holds an ICD.D designation as an accredited corporate director in Canada.
In addition to extensive private sector experience, Mr. Steiner also served the Government of Canada at a variety of senior levels including in the position of Chief of Staff to the Minister of National Defense and to the Minister of Northern Development, including mining and sustainable development policies.
Mr. Steiner is very knowledgeable about the business climate and corporate governance in Eastern Europe, and has a well-established network of relationships in Albania. He is an active director of the NATO-related Atlantic Council of Canada and recently attended the Atlantic Treaty Association assembly hosted in Tirana.
Tirex Chief Executive Officer, Bryan Slusarchuk, states, "Mr. Steiner's international business and government experience, his understanding of Albania and his extensive knowledge of public policy development in established and emerging free marketing economies will be invaluable as Tirex continues to grow."
Concurrent with the appointment, 400,000 incentive options will be reserved for Mr. Steiner.
ON BEHALF OF TIREX RESOURCES LTD.
Bryan J.R. Slusarchuk, Chief Executive Officer
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