VANCOUVER, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – GREAT PANTHER SILVER LIMITED (TSX: GPR; NYSE MKT: GPL) (“Great Panther”; the “Company”) announces the appointment of Jim Bannantine as President and CEO, effective August 16. Mr. Bannantine will succeed Robert Archer, who, in April 2017, announced his intention to step down this year. Mr. Archer is a co-founder of the Company and will remain on the Board of Directors.
“Jim brings a record of exceptional leadership, growing companies and deep experience in Latin America,” stated Bob Garnett, Board Chair of Great Panther. “We look forward to working with Jim as Great Panther executes its near-term growth strategy to become a mid-tier producer. The Board wishes to thank Bob Archer, co-founder and visionary, for creating Great Panther Silverand look forward to his continuing participation as a member of the Board.”