TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – May 26, 2016) – Americas Silver Corporation (TSX:USA)(OTCQX:USAPF) (the “Company”) announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has elected director Alex Davidson to the role of Chairman of the Board, effective today. Peter Hawley has stepped down as Chairman but will continue to act as a Director of the Company.
“Peter has been an integral part of the Company from day one as a founder and former President and Chief Executive Officer of its predecessor Scorpio Mining Company. On behalf of the Board, I want to thank him for his leadership and tireless commitment to the Company, and I am confident he will continue to be an integral part of the Board going forward” said Alex Davidson, Chairman of Americas Silver Corporation. “I am excited to take on the position and responsibility of Chairman and I look forward to continuing to work closely with Darren and our highly regarded management team to make the Company a world class intermediate precious metals producer.”