TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 27, 2012) - Copper One Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CUO) (the "Company" or "Copper One") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Valery Zamuner as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. Ms. Zamuner was General Counsel, Vice President Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary for Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Ltd (CLM), and played a central role in managing CLM's off-take and strategic partnership agreements with Wuhan Iron and Steel, as well as in negotiating and concluding the final sale of CLM to Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. The C$4.9B sale to Cliffs represents the largest acquisition ever of a North American iron ore company. Ms. Zamuner obtained her civil law degree from Laval University, is a member of the Quebec Bar and is in the process of completing an MBA at Concordia University's John Molson School of Business. In addition to her CLM experience, Valery brings a wealth of experience and expertise in corporate and commercial law in the areas of international and domestic M&A, securities, corporate finance and private investment funds. Ms. Zamuner also currently acts as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Cap-Ex Ventures Ltd (TSX VENTURE:CEV)(FRANKFURT:X0V)(OTCQX:CPXVF).
Benoît Moreau, President and CEO of Copper One stated, "I am very pleased to have Valery join our team as we move forward. This, particularly with our imminent drilling program at the Queylus property (October) and during the on-going and progressing talks with the Barriere First Nations with respect to our other promising property, Riviere Dore near Val d'Or, QC. Given her deep experience and knowledge of the industry, I look forward to Valery's sound contribution to both the Company's goal of providing its shareholders maximum value and growth".