CRP Appoints Two New Directors

NEWS RELEASE 17-14                                                                                              June 7, 2017


 WELLINGTON New Zealand – Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (TSXV: “NZP” and NZAX: “CRP” or

the “Company") today announced that it has appointed two new independent non-executive directors, Ernst Schönbächler and Ryan Wong to its board.

Managing Director Chris Castle said both incoming directors brought significant business experience in different realms and added to the board’s diverse international perspective.

Mr Schönbächler has more than 40 years of experience in the banking industry and is presently Managing Director of SwissGold Exploration AG, a wholly owned subsidiary of TSX-V listed NV Gold Corporation of Vancouver. Since 2004 he has been an independent financial consultant working with various public and private companies.

He has been a board member for several public and private companies in Canada, the United States, Luxemburg and Switzerland and also has a strong background in capital markets and venture capital, especially in Asia.

Mr Wong, who holds a Master’s degree in civil and structural engineering, holds a board and senior executive management role with the Caldecott Group of companies based in Malaysia.  Caldecott is primarily involved in property development and construction but has diverse investments in hospitality, recreation and mining. He has been with the Caldecott Group for more than 15 years.

Mr Wong is a member of the Institute of Directors NZ, the Association of Petroleum and Explosives Administration UK and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.

For further information please contact

Chris Castle
Chief Executive Officer
Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited
64 21 55 81 85 or

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