Mr. Wang Hui Joins the Western Potash Board of Directors

Mr. Wang Hui Joins the Western Potash Board of Directors

Vancouver BC – Western Potash Corp. (WPX: TSX) (FSE: AHE) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, effective today, Mr. Wang Hui has agreed to join the Western Potash board of directors.  As the newly appointed  CEO,  President and  Party Secretary of China BlueChemical Ltd., and also the new chairman of CBC (Canada) Holding Corp. (“CBC“), he will replace Mr. Yang Yexin on the Board of Directors of Western Potash, as CBC’s nominee and representative.  Mr. Yang Yexin resigned from the position  of CEO  of China BlueChemical Ltd. as a result of a corporate restructuring process.  Western Potash thanks Mr. Yang for his long-term support and dedicated service as a board member.

Mr. Wang, born in 1964, graduated from Jilin University in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in International Law. Mr. Wang obtained a master’s degree in Business Administration from Tsinghua University in 2004.  From 1987 to 2009, Mr. Wang served the China National Chemical Construction Corporation, rising to the level of President and Party Secretary, in addition to an appointment to serve as business representative at the German representative office from June 1993 to October 1995.  Mr. Wang served as the chairman of the board of directors and the Party Secretary of Shandong Haihua Group Co., Ltd. from 2009 to 2014. From 2010 to 2011 he also served as the deputy general manager of CNOOC Refinery & Petrochemicals and Sales Division.  From March 2010 to October 2014, Mr. Wang served as a director of Shandong Haihua Company Limited.

About Western Potash

Western Potash Corp. is a development stage potash company focused on building Canada's most efficient potash solution mine. The Company intends to develop a world-class potash deposit in an ecologically sustainable, economically efficient and socially responsible manner. A positive Feasibility Study for the Milestone potash project was completed in December 2012, demonstrating robust project metrics.


J. Patricio Varas
President and CEO

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