Southridge Enterprises Inc. (pinksheets:SRGE) (“Southridge” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Juan Eduardo Lopez Romero, Geologist, to the Company’s advisory board effective immediately.
Mr. Juan Eduardo Lopez Romero graduated in 1981 as a geologist from the University of Sonora in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. With over 28 years of professional experience, Mr. Lopez Romero has specialized in geological mapping, mineral exploration, geological hazard studies and environmental impact, hydrology, geotechnical, geochemical, geophysical and drilling techniques.
For 17 consecutive years (1981-1999), Mr. Lopez Romero worked as Senior Geologist for Cyprus Minerals Company, a U.S. based company, which later merged with AMAX to form Cyprus Amax Minerals Company, the world’s leading producer of molybdenum and lithium, and a leading producer of copper and coal. As a Senior Geologist at Cyprus Minerals, Mr. Lopez Romero was responsible for creating and implementing programs and various techniques of exploration and evaluation of mining projects with high potential in most of Mexico, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Chile, Honduras, Panama and Peru.
Since 2000, Mr. Lopez Romero has been an independent consultant with permanent residence in Guadalajara, Jalisco. Since 2005, he has worked as an associate consultant for several companies specializing in mining issues, geophysics, drilling, geotechnical, groundwater and the environment.
The Company is also pleased to announce the appointment of Ing. Juan Renteria Gutierrez to the Board of Directors. Mr. Renteria Gutierrez is co-founder of Promotora Regus S.A. de C.V. a leading Mexican Company providing Surveying, Appraisals and Expert Opinion services to insurance companies and courts in all areas, both at the State and Federal levels nationwide. Mr. Renteria Gutierrez holds a degree in Engineering and brings over 35 years of experience in this discipline to the Company.
Southridge President, Michael Davies, commented, “We are very proud and excited to add these two esteemed professionals to our team. Their proven expertise and unparalleled knowledge of the local industry, business environment and geology will definitely be a catalyst to the growth and profitability of our flagship properties at Cinco Minas going forward.”