MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – April 14, 2015) – As part of its corporate development plan, management of Sirios (TSX VENTURE:SOI) is pleased to announce the nomination of Didier Mekki, a financier, as independent director to the Board of Directors. This appointment reflects the desire of the company to develop a strong corporate team to support the technical team that is ready to increase its explorations activity on the Cheechoo gold discovery in a pre-established three-year plan.
Didier Mekki heads the FLC Corporation SA, based in Geneva, Switzerland. He acts as independent asset manager, private banker and expert financial consultant in the fields of metals/natural resources, renewable energy, biosciences and real estate. He is involved in projects in Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle-East and America. He has extensive experiences in private banking. Mr. Mekki graduated from Université de la Sorbonne Paris, France where he obtained Masters and PhD degrees in 1974. He then continuously pursued further studies in management and finance in various Europeans universities as well as specialized institutes. In 2012, he collaborated with ISFB (Institute for Studies in Finance & Banking) in La Praille, Geneva. Sirios will benefit from the great financial expertise of Mr. Mekki in order to achieve its corporate objectives.
Frederic Sahyouni has left his position as director of Sirios to allow the joining of Mr. Mekki to the board of directors. Mr. Sahyouni remains an officer of Sirios as CFO. Mr. Dominique Doucet, the President of the board, would like to thank Mr. Sahyouni for his constructive input to the board of directors.
Grant of incentive stock options
The Board of Directors has granted yesterday 600,000 stock options under its Stock Option Incentive Plan to directors, officers and employees at an exercise price of $0.12 per share. The options expire five (5) years from the date of grant.
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Dominique Doucet, CEO