New Pacific Metals Corp. announced that Andrew Williams and Myles Gao to the Board of Directors. Dr. Rui Feng and Mr. Terry Salman did not stand for re-election as directors.

The company thanks Dr. Rui Feng for his leadership and vision over the past several years, and thanks Mr. Terry Salman for his invaluable contributions to the company. Mr. Williams is the CEO of the Company. Prior to joining New Pacific, Mr. Williams spent the last 11 years with SEC-registered investment fund Sun Valley Gold LLC, most recently as portfolio manager.

Mr. Williams began his career at Deloitte providing audit and financial advisory services to mining companies in Vancouver. Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Business Valuator. Mr. Gao is a seasoned geologist and mining executive with over 30 years of experience.

He has extensive experience in mining and exploration projects both in Canada and in other jurisdictions. Mr. Gao received a Master of Science in Geology from the Laurentian University.