PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 27, 2011) - International Mining Company, Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited ("Southern Hemisphere" or "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SH.V - News)(ASX:SUH.AX - News) is pleased to announce the appointment to its Board of Mr. Andres Hevia Hormazabal, as a Non-Executive Director, effective from January 1, 2012.
Mr Hevia has over 32 years experience within the South American mining industry, with much of this time focused on copper mine development and technical activities for major Chilean copper mining companies. Senior positions held include Head of Resource Planning and Development at Escondida, the world's largest copper mine, and Latin America Business Development Manager for Billiton (now BHP Billiton).
Mr Hevia, who resides in Chile, holds a Civil Mining Engineer degree from Universidad de Chile and an MBA from Universidad del Desarrollo.
Commenting on the appointment Mr Trevor Tennant, Southern Hemisphere's Managing Director, said " as the Company is now focussed on exploration and evaluation of its Chilean copper/gold projects at Llahuin and Chitigua, the Board is fortunate and delighted to welcome Mr Hevia, who brings a wealth of copper and Chilean mining experience and knowledge to the Company."
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