FRANKLIN, IN (January 25, 2019) – IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (“IBC” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: IB; OTCQB: IAALF), a leading beryllium and copper advanced alloys company, announced Friday that its Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Major General David “Duncan” Heinz from his positions as President, CEO, and Director of the Company.
“On behalf of the IBC Board of Directors, and the entire IBC team, I would like to thank General Heinz for his many contributions to the Company over these past seven-plus years. We all wish him and his family well in all of their future endeavors,” said Mark A. Smith, IBC Board Chair.
A search for a successor is underway, according to Mr. Smith. In the interim, and effectively immediately, IBC will be led by an executive management committee consisting of Mr. Smith, Geoffrey Hampson, Mike Jarvis, and Simon Anderson, all of whom serve on the IBC Board.
“The Board of Directors, the company’s major investors, and the entire IBC organization remain singularly focused and increasingly aligned on the urgency of attaining sustained profitability, substantially growing revenue from both our copper and beryllium alloys businesses, and continuing to deliver world-class, industry-leading products and services to our customers worldwide.”
On Behalf of the Board of Directors:
Mark A. Smith, Board Chair
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Mark Smith, Chair
Jim Sims, Director of Investor and Public Relations
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About IBC Advanced Alloys Corp.
IBC is a leading beryllium and copper advanced alloys company serving a variety of industries such as defense, aerospace, automotive, telecommunications, precision manufacturing, and others. IBC’s Copper Alloys Division manufactures and distributes a variety of copper alloys as castings and forgings, including beryllium copper, chrome copper, and aluminum bronze. IBC’s Engineered Materials Division makes the Beralcast® family of alloys, which can be precision cast and are used in an increasing number of defense, aerospace, and other systems, including the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. IBC’s has production facilities in Indiana, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Missouri. The Company’s common shares are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “IB” and the OTCQB under the symbol “IAALF”.
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