VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – GREAT PANTHER SILVER LIMITED (TSX: GPR; NYSE MKT: GPL) (“Great Panther”; the “Company”) announces the appointments of Matthew Wunder as Vice President Exploration and Brian Peer as Vice President Operations, Mexico. While Mr. Wunder has already joined the Company, Mr. Peer’s appointment will be effective on August 20th.
Matt Wunder is a Professional Geologist and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Western University in London, Ontario. He has 30 years of experience in the mining industry, including 15 years with Noranda Inc. and more than 10 years as a senior executive for several junior and mid-size companies. He has successfully led multiple discoveries throughout the Americas and was recognized and honoured as co-recipient of the Colin Spence award for Excellence in Global Mineral Exploration (AME BC, 2010). Over the coming weeks, Matt will transition to become the Qualified Person (QP) for Great Panther’s operating mines and development projects, succeeding Robert Brown who has retired. The Company would like to take this opportunity to thank Robert for his 12 years at Great Panther and his contribution in building the Company.