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Sherritt Appoints Maryse Bélanger to Its Board of Directors

February 07, 2018

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sherritt International Corporation (TSX:S):


Sherritt International Corporation (“Sherritt”) (TSX:S), a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel and cobalt from lateritic ore, announced the appointment of Maryse Bélanger to its Board of Directors, effective today.

“We are delighted to welcome Maryse Bélanger to our board,” said David Pathe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sherritt. “Maryse brings extensive experience in global mining, and we look forward to her many contributions.”

Ms. Bélanger has more than 30 years of experience in the global mining sector, with proven strengths in operational excellence, technical services and efficiency. Currently, she is Chief Operating Officer of Atlantic Gold Corp., where she is responsible for the overall operational and technical management of the company. Previously, Ms. Bélanger served as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Mirabela Nickel Ltd., where she led the restructuring of the Santa Rita open pit nickel operations in Brazil.

Ms. Bélanger holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Université du Québec à Chicoutimi and a graduate certificate in Geostatistics. She is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

About Sherritt
Sherritt is a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel and cobalt from lateritic ores with projects and operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar. The Corporation is the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island. Sherritt licenses its proprietary technologies and provides metallurgical services to mining and refining operations worldwide. The Corporation’s common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “S”.

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Source: Sherritt International Corporation

Sherritt International Corporation

Joe Racanelli, Director of Investor Relations

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