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Sherritt Announces Appointment of New Director

Monday, July 29, 2013

Sherritt Announces Appointment of New Director

17:11 EDT Monday, July 29, 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 29, 2013) -

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Sherritt International Corporation (TSX:S) today announced the appointment of Mr. Adrian Loader as Director, effective immediately.

Mr. Loader has over 35 years experience in the resource sector around the globe, principally with Royal Dutch Shell, where he held a wide range of executive and senior operational positions. Before retiring from Shell at the end of 2007, Mr. Loader served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Shell Canada.

Mr. Loader is currently Chairman of Oracle Coalfields PLC (an international coal developer); a Director of Holcim Ltd (a global supplier of cement and aggregates); and a member of the Garda World International Advisory Board (global private security company).

Sherritt's Board of Directors is now composed of eight members, including seven independent directors who possess a diverse range of perspectives and experience in the mining and energy industries, business, finance and accounting.

David Pathe, President and CEO of Sherritt said, "Adrian's experience in the resource sector in both operational and strategic capacities provides a valuable perspective to our board. We look forward to working with him."

About Sherritt

Sherritt is a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel from lateritic ores with projects and operations in Canada, Cuba, Indonesia and Madagascar. The Corporation is the largest thermal coal producer in Canada and is the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations on the island. Sherritt licenses its proprietary technologies and provides metallurgical services to mining and refining operations worldwide. The Corporation's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "S".

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
Investor inquiries:
416-935-2451
Toll-free: 1-800-704-6698
investor@sherritt.com
www.sherritt.com


Media inquiries:
416-935-2421
communications@sherritt.com

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