VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA / June 29, 2016 / MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE: XMG / FKT: 1MG) is pleased to announce the Company has retained ChemCognition LLC (“ChemCo”) of Huntersville, North Carolina to provide strategic marketing and product development services for MGX’s Alberta lithium properties.
Chemco is spearheaded by Mr. Claudio Manissero who holds over 40 years of global experience in the chemical industry, including significant involvement in the mining, environmental and oilfield industries. Mr. Manissero also spent 21 years at FMC Corporation (“FMC”), where he served as Sales and Marketing Manager. FMC is the second largest producer of lithium globally and the only mine-to-metal producer of lithium in the world.
While at FMC Mr. Manissero oversaw the market development, technical logistics and sales efforts of a wide range of lithium based products. He also directed a technical team on new technology developments that resulted in a number of patents and government and industry approvals. Mr. Manissero obtained a B.S. Degree from Duke University and a M.S. Degree in Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry from Marshall University.
Mr. Manissero is currently the President and co-founder of ChemCo, a private consulting firm designed to provide innovative and sustainable solutions for lithium-based technologies. ChemCo also provides access to a synergized network of specialized firms and manufacturers within the industry.