VANCOUVER, B.C. - Tower Energy is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Leslie, M.Sc as Vice President Exploration. Mr. Leslie joins Tower from Richfield Ventures Corp. (now New Gold Inc. NGD:T) where he was Senior Project Geologist at the company's successful Blackwater Gold project southwest of Prince George, BC. 

During his time at Richfield, Mr. Leslie was an integral member of the discovery team at the Blackwater Gold project where he supervised the exploration program. He has been involved in mineral exploration and government geoscience since 2005, working on numerous deposit styles both in grassroots exploration and in production. He holds a M.Sc. degree in geology from the University of British Columbia.

Tower also announces mobilization of a field crew to commence exploration on the company's recently acquired volcanogenic massive sulphide projects located on Vancouver Island, BC (see NR June 30, 2011). 

Tower Energy Ltd.

Mark Vanry - Director, CEO & President
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