By Pia Rivera
Western Potash (TSX:WPX,FWB:AHE) announced changes to the board of directors of the Company effective September 29th, 2016.
As quoted in the press release:
The new Western Board consists of seven members, with Geoffrey Chang and Bill Xue as executive directors. Mr. Xia Qinglong is appointed an independent member of the Audit Committee.
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April 06, 2016 09:52 ET
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – April 6, 2016) – Western Potash Corp. (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX:WPX)(FRANKFURT:AHE) announced the resignations of Bill Xue, Patrick Power and Limin Sun from the Board of Directors effective April 5th, 2016. Each of the three former directors will remain with the
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