VANCOUVER, British Columbia, September 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Nevada Energy Metals Inc. "the Company" (TSX-V: BFF; OTCQB: SSMLF; Frankfurt: A2AFBV) - Rick Wilson, president and CEO is pleased to announce that Randy Avon has joined the Company's Advisory Board. Randy will bring his expertise and vast skillset to assist in the sourcing of new lithium projects in Latin America. Mr. Avon has a proven track record of locating rare business opportunities, negotiating projects as well as joint ventures/option agreements.
About Randy Avon:
Randy is CEO and Managing Director of Asian Pacific Development Corp "Asian Pacific" (APDC), a multinational business development and investment banking company. Asian Pacific, with its global partner network, has completed over 18 billion dollars in global infrastructure projects in 22 nations during the past 3 decades. These projects are mostly public/private partnerships that utilize debt, equity, and cooperative funding. He is also the former CEO of Corporate & Financial Consultants (CFC), Florida Fixed Income Corp, the Ft. Lauderdale Kunshan China as well as the Aruba World Trade Centers and Gateway International Trading Partners LLC. He has served on the board of directors for multiple multi-national companies.
Mr. Avon is a former member of the Florida Legislature, formerly President and CEO of four World Trade Centers and Corporate and Financial Consultants (CFC). CFC completed over $8 Billion of infrastructure projects with E.F.Hutton and Prudential Bache prior to forming APDC. Randy Avon was also a former Florida Legislator, State President of the Florida Jaycees, Charter President of the Florida JCI Senate, and was named one of Florida's Five Outstanding Young Men. He has served as a Presidential Advisor, was the Chairman of the Florida/Colombia Alliance, and was honored by the U.S. State Department with the James McKeithan Award for International achievements in the private sector. He chaired the Organization of American States (OAS) meeting in the United States in 2005 and has been a U.S. delegate to the past four Summits of the Americas.
Mr. Avon's background is deeply rooted in community involvement, civic, and citizen diplomacy achievements.
He served as a distinguished member of the Florida Legislature and was the previous Chairman of the Florida/Colombia Alliance. He has been listed in Marquis' Who's Who in American Politics, Community Leaders of America, Outstanding Young Men of America, Marquis' Who's Who in Finance and Industry, and was named as a recipient of the 2007 Global Leaders Award. He was named one of south Florida's "100 Most Powerful International Leaders" by South Florida CEO Magazine.
About Nevada Energy Metals: http://nevadaenergymetals.com/
Nevada Energy Metals Inc. is a well funded, Canadian based, exploration company who's primary listing is on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company's main exploration focus is directed at lithium brine targets located in the mining friendly state of Nevada. The Company has ownership of 77 claims in Clayton Valley, only 250m from Rockwood Lithium, the only brine based lithium producer in North America (70% optioned-out to American Lithium Corp (TSX-V: Li). Nevada Energy Metals has also acquired: 100 claims (Teels Marsh West) covering 2000 acres (809 hectares) at Teels Marsh, Mineral County, Nevada, a prospective lithium exploration project, 100% owned without any royalties; the San Emidio Desert lithium project, consisting of 155 claims (approximately 3,100 acres/1255 hectares) in Washoe County, Nevada; the Alkali Lake Project in Esmeralda county, is a 60% earn in option agreement from Dajin Resources Corp (TSX-V: DJI), where near surface lithium values have been confirmed; the Dixie Valley Project consisting of 911 claims covering 73.6 square kilometers/28.4 square miles (7,363 hectares/18,194 acres) of salt marsh playa.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Rick Wilson, President & CEO
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SOURCE Nevada Energy Metals Inc.