Argex Appoints New Director and CFO

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 23, 2015) - Argex Titanium Inc. (TSX:RGX) (''Argex'' or the ''Company'') is pleased to announce today the appointment of Mr. Steve Hollanda to the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Hollanda has significant financial experience with a variety of global publicly traded companies.

Argex also announces the hiring of Mr. Derek Lindsay as Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Lindsay replaces Serge Depatie who previously held the CFO position on an interim basis. Mr. Lindsay is a seasoned financial executive and brings broad experience, in Canada and internationally, from senior finance roles at public companies in the mining and technology sectors. Mr. Lindsay is also a partner at Sierra Financial Corp., a consulting company offering financial advice to medium sized public and private companies.

"The addition of Steve and Derek to the new Argex team will accelerate our ability to secure a strategic partner and recapitalize the Company as we announced December 18, 2015," stated Mazen Haddad, Director and interim President and CEO of the Company. Mr. Haddad also expressed his thanks to Mr. Depatie for his handling of the Company's financial affairs during this transition period.

About Argex Titanium Inc.

Argex Titanium Inc. has developed an advanced chemical process for the volume production of high-grade titanium dioxide (TiO2) for use in high quality paint, plastics, cosmetics and other applications. The company's unique proprietary process takes relatively inexpensive and plentiful source material from a variety of potential vendors, and produces TiO2 along with other valuable by-products. Argex's process provides a significant cost and environmental advantage over current legacy TiO2 production methods.

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Contact Information:

Mazen Haddad
Director and Interim President and CEO
Argex Titanium Inc.