CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 8, 2015) - Iberian Minerals Ltd. ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE:IML) (OTCQB:SLDRF) announced today the appointment of Don Weatherbee, CPA, CMA. as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Weatherbee's appointment followed an international search for the position.

"I'm very excited to announce the appointment of Don Weatherbee as our new CFO," commented Greg Pendura, President and CEO. "Don is an accomplished senior mining executive with expertise in planning, directing and coordinating all aspects of the operation to ensure the organization functions efficiently and effectively. Don demonstrates the proven ability to successfully analyze an organization's critical business requirements. I am confident that Don's skills and experience will allow us to capitalize on opportunities to grow the company."

Mr. Weatherbee, a graduate of the University of Alberta with a bachelor of Commerce, brings 21 years of finance and accounting experience in the mining industry. His experience includes over 10 years as a senior executive with KMC Mining Corporation, of which nearly 7 years were as the CFO. Don has previously worked in both publicly traded and private organizations.

In addition to his work in the mining industry, Don has delivered the Certified Management Accounting Strategic Leadership Program to CMA candidates for the past 5 years.

Don will succeed interim CFO Rick Gliege, who will continue his role in Corporate Development with Iberian Minerals.

Concurrent with his appointment, Mr. Weatherbee will be granted 500,000 stock options at an exercise price of $0.10 per share valid for a period of five (5) years.

About Iberian Minerals

Iberian Minerals is a Canadian junior mining company focused in Spain. The Company is currently studying the re-opening of the Cehegin iron ore concessions in south eastern Spain and is further evaluating its recently acquired Caurio gold/copper/silver concessions located in the Rio Narcea Gold Belt in Asturias, northern Spain. Iberian Minerals' business strategy is to actively engage its Spanish contacts and technical team towards the further accumulation of high interest assets throughout the country. For further information, go to

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Iberian Minerals Ltd.
Greg Pendura
President & CEO