VANCOUVER, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - American Lithium Corp. ("American Lithium" or the "Company") (TSXV: LI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Abrams to its board of directors. Mr. Abrams brings over 35 years of experience managing personnel, projects, and operations within the natural resources and infrastructure industries, both domestic and international. He has a proven history of creating management teams, establishing strategic alliances and joint venture partners, risk management, contractual negotiations, attentive budget management, and overall profitability.
Mr. Abrams has managed over $1 billion of infrastructure construction including mass transit, hydroelectric, wastewater, and strategic defense as well as multiple mine development projects in North and South America. He has extensive experience in underground mining in Nevada including shaft sinking and mine development projects at the Newmont Leeville gold mine and the Pumpkin Hollow Shaft copper project where extensive drilling and grouting operations were performed to control groundwater inflows. He has also worked in several underground salt and dolomite mines including the Whiskey Island salt mine in Cleveland. He is currently President of Subterra Solutions, Inc., an international consulting firm and is Vice President of the Underground Division for Atkinson Construction Company. Mr. Abrams holds a B Sc in Mining Engineering from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.
Michael Kobler, CEO of American Lithium commented, "having worked with Alan for well over 20 years and building out several projects together including Osum Oil Sands where our group built a company from inception to well over $2 Billion, I believe Alan will be instrumental in assisting in the execution of American Lithium's corporate strategy."
Mr. Abrams replaces Samantha Stewart who has stepped down from the board of directors. The Company thanks Ms. Stewart for her services to the Company in the past.
On behalf of the Board,
American Lithium Corp.
Michael Kobler, Chief Executive Officer
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SOURCE American Lithium Corp