Mr. Misk succeeds Mark Smith as CEO and Director.
The Company also announced that J. Alberto Arias, a director since 2011, has been named as the non-executive Chair of the Company's Board of Directors.
"Paulo was promoted to President and COO from COO a year ago, as part of a management leadership progression plan and in recognition of Paulo's leadership skills and his commitment to Largo," said Mr. Arias. "Today's promotion to CEO and President reflects Paulo's strong performance as a leader of the organization as President. Paulo has been instrumental in the operating success of Largo's high-quality vanadium assets."
"On behalf of the Board, management and employees of Largo, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mark for his contributions to the Company," said Mr. Arias.
About Largo Resources
Largo is a Toronto-based strategic mineral company focused on the production of vanadium flake, high purity vanadium flake and high purity vanadium powder at the Maracás Menchen Mine located in Bahia State, Brazil. The Company's common shares are principally listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "LGO". For more information on Largo, please visit our website at http://www.largoresources.com.
Largo Resources Ltd. engages in the exploration and development of vanadium and tungsten projects in Brazil and Canada. It focuses in the production of vanadium flake, purity vanadium flake and purity vanadium powder. The firm also holds interest in the maracás vanadium, currais novos tungsten tailings and campo alegre de lourdes iron-vanadium projects; and in northern dancer tungsten-molybdenum property located in the Yukon Territory. The company was founded on April 18, 1988 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.