VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec 11, 2012) - Defiance Silver Corp. (TSX VENTURE:DEF) ("Defiance") is pleased to announce that Brian Robertson and Ron Sowerby have joined the Board of Directors of Defiance.
Brian Robertson is a registered mining engineer with post graduate training in business administration and over 30 years in the mining industry. Brian''s extensive experience in operations, permitting, construction and development will greatly assist Defiance as it becomes a silver producer in the historic Zacatecas Silver District.
Ron Sowerby is a Chartered Account with over 35 years experience in corporate accounting. He has been instrumental in developing a number of companies including TCG International and Glentel where he has been a Director since 1989. Ron''s financial and business experience will assist Defiance in managing its development programs in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Directors re-elected for another term are: Bruce Winfield, P.Geo, Darrell Rader, BBA, Chris Bunka, and George Gorzynski, P.Eng.
Defiance has granted 250,000 incentive stock options under its stock option plan to directors, officers and consultants. The options are exercisable on or before December 10, 2017, at a price of $0.265.
The grant of stock options is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.
Defiance Silver Corp. is a near-term silver producer in Mexico. With a strong team of proven mine developers, Defiance is focused upon being an aggressive explorer and acquirer of silver projects in the historic billion-ounce silver producing Zacatecas District.
On behalf of Defiance Silver Corp.
Bruce Winfield, President and CEO