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VANCOUVER, BC: April 25, 2017 – Rhys Resources Ltd. (TSX.V: RYS.H) (the “Company”) announced today the appointment of Steve Vanry as Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

Mr. Vanry’s career includes 25 years with public and private natural resources companies at both the management and board levels, concentrated in fund raising, mergers and acquisitions, and financial reporting. He serves as a director and officer of several public companies in the natural resources sector, providing guidance in the areas of corporate finance and capital markets.

He is a member of the CFA Institute, and the Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts.

The Company also wishes to announce that Kiki Smith has resigned as director and CFO of the company effective April 24, 2017.

RHYS RESOURCES LTD.
Mark Vanry – CEO & President
(604) 558-3920

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