LIBERTY LAKE, WASHINGTON - (Marketwire - March 5, 2012) - Hunt Mining Corp. (the "Corporation" or "Hunt Mining") (TSX VENTURE:HMX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Matt Fowler as the Corporation's new Chief Financial Officer effective March 1, 2012. In conjunction with the appointment of Mr. Fowler to the position of Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Vicki Streng will resign as Interim CFO and resume her position as Controller of the Corporation. The Corporation wishes to thank Ms. Streng for her work as Interim CFO.
Mr. Fowler has 10 years of investment, corporate finance and accounting experience with publicly listed companies. He has raised equity funds for issuers, been involved in numerous private equity transactions, drafted and finalized numerous documents for publicly listed companies. He recently served as a Senior Consultant with Sharp Executive Associates, Inc., an international financial consultancy assisting private and public companies with their accounting and regulatory compliance needs. Mr. Fowler previously served as a partner, CFO and CCP at Strata Partners, LLC, a boutique investment bank based in Seattle, Washington where he was responsible for capital raising as well as all financial, operational and compliance requirements with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Before joining Strata Partners, LLC, Mr. Fowler held the position of Analyst and Chief Financial Officer at Octavius Capital Management, LLC, a registered investment adviser based in Seattle, Washington serving high net worth individuals. Mr. Fowler received a Bachelors degree in Economics and a Certificate in Accounting from the University of Washington.
The Corporation also announces the granting of 1,250,000 stock options at an exercise price of $0.30 per share to certain directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Corporation. All options have a term of five years and shall vest in accordance with the TSX Venture Exchange policy. The options are granted pursuant to the Corporations stock option plan.
About Hunt Mining Corp.
Hunt Mining Corp. has been an active and aggressive explorer in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina since 2006. Since that time, the Corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, Cerro Cazador S.A., has completed a large amount of exploration activity including approximately 57,000 meters of HQ core drilling, 416 line kilometers of Induced Polarization geophysical surveys and more than 15,000 surface channel, chip, and trench samples.
The Corporation is currently engaged in a resource expansion drilling campaign at the flagship La Josefina Project. Historical results and additional information can be viewed at www.huntmining.com.
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