BacTech Environmental Corporation announce the appointment of Carolina Orozco to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Orozco brings a wealth of experience and expertise to BacTech, with a proven track record of success in the Ecuadorian mining space. She joins the board at an exciting time as BacTech continues to pursue the financing to build its Company owned bioleach processing plant in Tenguel, Ecuador.

Presently, Carolina is the President of the Board of Directors of the Mining Chamber of Ecuador. In addition, she has a dual background in environmental engineering and law, two masters degrees in environment and safety for extractive industry projects as well as an MBA from the University of Barcelona. She is also the current Country Manager for Torata Mining Resources (subsidiary of Challenger Exploration-Australia) where she leads the El Guayabo project which has gained international recognition for its focus on social responsibility and gender equity.

Finally, she is a co-founder of Women in Mining (WIM) Ecuador that promotes female participation in the mining industry. Ms. Orozco expressed her enthusiasm about joining BacTech's board, stating, BacTech is a company that seeks environmental solutions while recovering metals; Ms. Ordonez's appointment underscores BacTechs commitment to addressing ESG issues in mining. BacTech has assembled a diverse and accomplished board with each member bringing extensive background in their area of expertise.