Stillwater Mining Appoints New Director

Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC,TSX:SWC.U) announced George M. Bee as a new member of their Board of Directors. He has had extensive experience in the industry, holding an array of senior management and operational positions.

Mr. Bee is currently serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Andina Minerals Inc. Prior to his current role, he has held various senior management and operational positions at Aurelian Resources, Inc., Kinross Gold Corporation, Palabora Mining Company in South Africa, and at Barrick Gold Corporation. At Barrick his extensive career included managing the teams that developed two large gold mines — Veladero and Pierina. Mr. Bee served briefly on the board of directors of Peregrine Metals Ltd., which was acquired by Stillwater in 2011. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall, United Kingdom.

Stillwater Mining Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frank McAllister says:

We are very pleased to welcome George Bee as the newest member of Stillwater’s board. George brings extensive mining leadership experience in underground and open pit operations, project development and corporate development, as well as considerable international experience. We are confident that George’s seasoned perspective and knowledge will add to the depth of talent on Stillwater’s board and look forward to his future contributions.

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