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Guerrero Exploration appoints James Ladner to its board

Canadian miner Guerrero Exploration (CVE:GEX) has appointed investment banker James Ladner to its board, the company announced Monday.

Ladner, a Swiss citizen residing in Zurich, is a graduate of the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland, in economics and business administration. He is an investment banker with experience in the resource sector.

“Ladner's experience will be of assistance in the company's proposed drill and work exploration programs for the coming year,” chief executive David Stadnyk said in a statement.

“Ladner will strengthen our ability to meet our corporate governance and strategic milestone objectives and he will improve our access to the mining investment finance community in Europe.”

Currently, he is a director of Oracle Energy Corp, Colt Resources, Royal Coal Corp, and Mines Limited. Ladner was also a co-founder and managing director of RP&C International, and has served as the non executive chairman of Bank Austria, Switzerland.

Prior to this, he was executive vice president of Coutts Bank, and has served on the board of many companies, funds and banks in Switzerland and abroad.

He is a former member of the Swiss Admissions Commission, and of the Capital Market Commission of the Swiss National Bank.

Mexico focused Guerrero Exploration is a gold, copper and silver mining company with claims on the Guerrero Gold Belt, the Southern Mexican Gold Belt and the Sierra Madre Occidental Belt.

The company is earning a 70 percent stake in the Chapalota gold project through a joint venture deal with Riverside Resources (CVE:RRI).

Guerrero’s stock closed Friday at 15 cents a share on Toronto’s junior stock exchange.