Prospect Global Resources Adds Top Engineers

Intrepid Potash Veterans Hugh Eisler and Anita Marks Bolster Management Team

Sep 05, 2012, 09:00 ET from Prospect Global Resources Inc.

DENVER, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran mining executives Hugh Eisler and Anita Marks have joined Prospect Global Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: PGRX) as Heads of Mining Engineering and Process Engineering, respectively, the company announced today.  Both executives join Prospect with 24 years of experience in designing, permitting, developing and operating large-scale mining facilities.

Mr. Eisler and Ms. Marks each have held senior engineering roles with Intrepid Potash, Phelps Dodge and Kennecott. They have been consulting for Prospect for over a year, while Chief Executive Officer Pat Avery has built the enterprise from the ground up. 

Prospect Global Resources continues to attract industry-leading executives, as recently seen with the addition of Brian Wallace, former President of Incitec Pivot's Dyno Nobel Americas, as Prospect's Chief Operating Officer. 

"Our hiring of Hugh and Anita shows our commitment to recruiting the best commercial and technical talent to help us develop one of the nation's most promising potash sites," Mr. Avery said.

About Prospect Global Resources Inc. [PGRX]:

Prospect Global Resources Inc. is a Denver-based company engaged in the exploration and development of a large, high-quality potash deposit located in the Holbrook Basin of eastern Arizona.

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