VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 10, 2011) - ALIX RESOURCES CORP. ("Alix" or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE:AIX)(FRANKFURT:37N) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Charles Hawley to its board of directors, effective immediately. Dr. Hawley is currently the Vice President of Quaterra Resources Inc. plus a director and Chairman of Piper Capital, Inc. Dr. Hawley graduated from Hanover College, Indiana, with a B.A. in geology in 1951 and joined the U.S. Geological Survey in 1952 after graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin. He earned a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Colorado in 1963. Hawley worked for the Geological Survey until 1968. During his Survey years he specialized in uranium, precious metals, and beryllium primarily in the Rocky Mountain states. Since 1969, he has worked in the exploration industry as a field geologist, consultant and executive officer of junior mining companies, mainly in Alaska. Hawley has been instrumental in developing coal resources in the Wishbone, Beluga, and Nenana fields and precious metals and copper in the Alaska Range, Seward Peninsula, and Brooks Range.
In addition to his field studies Hawley served as Executive Director of the Alaska Miners Association from 1976-1979 and on the National Advisory Committee to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from 1989-1992 where he chaired the Mining Law Task Force. He is a member of SME and Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists. Hawley is registered as a geologist in the State of Oregon and is a Certified Professional Geologist in the AIPG.
Alix is also pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Michael Williams to its advisory board. Mr. Williams is well versed in the Yukon having served as the Chairman of Underworld Resources until April 26, 2010 when Kinross Gold Corporation completed its acquisition of the company. Mr. Williams is currently the President of Full Metal Minerals, a Toronto Stock Exchange Venture (TSX VENTURE:FMM) listed company as well as a Director and Advisor to several additional mining exploration companies. He is a co-founder of Full Metal Minerals, and is responsible for the company's corporate development, marketing and financing. Mr. Williams has significant contacts with both retail and institutional investors and has an extensive investment banking network.
"Mr. Williams, with his track record of success in the Yukon and Dr. Hawley, with his experience and network in Alaska will bring Alix shareholders important added value as the Company conducts further exploration in these prolific mining jurisdictions this season," states President Mike England.
The Company also announces it has granted a total of up to 350,000 stock options to directors, officers, employees and consultants of the company, exercisable at a price of $0.24 per share for a period of five years from the date of grant.
The options have been granted in accordance with the company's stock option plan.
Alix Resources is a junior exploration company actively seeking base and precious metal venture opportunities for the benefit of all of its stakeholders.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Michael England, PresidentNeither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.