PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - July 22, 2015) - Mawson West Limited (TSX:MWE) ("Mawson West" or the "Company") announces the appointment of Dennis Wilkins as the Corporate Secretary of the Company.

Mr. Wilkins is the founder and principal of DWCorporate Pty Ltd., a privately held corporate advisory firm servicing the natural resources industry. Since 1994 he has been a director of, and involved in the executive management of, several publicly listed resource companies with operations in Australia, PNG, Scandinavia and Africa. From 1995 to 2001 he was the Finance Director of Lynas Corporation Ltd., during the period when the Mt. Weld Rare Earths project was acquired by the group. Mr. Wilkins is currently a director of Key Petroleum Limited and Shaw River Resources Ltd.

The appointment follows the resignation of Ms. Caroline Keats as Corporate Secretary who is departing following many years of valued service to the Company.

Mawson West Chairman Anthony Lloyd commented: "It is with pleasure that I announce the appointment of Mr. Dennis Wilkins as the Corporate Secretary of Mawson West. Mr. Wilkins' many years of corporate secretarial experience will provide valuable support to the Company."

The change in Corporate Secretary follows certain other personnel changes for Mawson West as previously disclosed by the Company, including the appointment of Mr. D'Shorne Human as Chief Financial Officer effective June 1, 2015.

About Mawson West

Mawson West is a Perth-based copper and silver-focused resource company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).

The Company's two key projects are the Dikulushi copper-silver mine, which is currently on care and maintenance, and the Kapulo copper mine located in the South Eastern province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Mawson West also continues to focus on exploring multiple prospective targets located within its significant land holding of approximately 7,300km2 in the DRC's rich copper belt.

Contact Information:

Mawson West Limited
Anthony Lloyd
Chairman of the Board
+61 8 9485 9800

Dennis Wilkins
Corporate Secretary
+61 8 9389 2111