Allana Potash Corp. (CVE:AAA,OTCQX:ALLRF) reports the appointment of Dr. Mark D. Stauffer, Ph.D. and P.Ag. to the position of Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors.
The press release is quoted as saying:
Dr. Stauffer has a long and productive career in agriculture development and the fertilizer business. He has worked in both the public and private sectors in research, education and chemical production and sales. In 1988, Dr. Stauffer became a regional director of PPI and PPIC and in 1994 was promoted to the position of Vice President, International Programs at PPI and became the President of PPIC. During his tenure as President of PPIC, Dr. Stauffer coordinated PPIC’s seven international research and education based potash and phosphate market development programs throughout Asia and Latin America. Dr. Stauffer has lectured on the role of potash and phosphate in increasing food production and the role of balanced fertilizer practices in maximizing crop yield and income opportunities for the farming community.
Allana Potash’s President and CEO, Farhad Abasov says:
“We are very pleased to welcome Mark to his new role as Chairman of Allana. The appointment of an independent Chairman comes at a time when Allana is applying to graduate to the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mark’s advice and guidance to Allana’s management in our interactions with various strategic partners, including large fertilizer companies, has been critical. The Company feels that the appointment is an important step to achieving a more independent operation, while it continues to move the project to the Feasibility Study and advance the Dallol Project towards production.”