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AmeriLithium Corp. engages in the exploration, development, and production of lithium properties in North America. It owns 100% interest in the Paymaster project, a 5,880 acre claim block located in ...

AmeriLithium Corp. engages in the exploration, development, and production of lithium properties in North America. It owns 100% interest in the Paymaster project, a 5,880 acre claim block located in Esmeralda County, Nevada; and the Americana property covering an area of approximately 664,049 acres situated in Alberta, Canada. AmeriLithium Corp. was formerly known as Kodiak International, Inc. and changed its name to AmeriLithium Corp. on March 9, 2010. AmeriLithium Corp. was founded in 2004 and is based in Douglas County, Nevada.

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    • Q1 2010
    • MISSION STATEMENT US President Barack Obama stated that his; “Number one priority when I get into office (will be) finding the new driver of our economy... There’s no better driver that pervades all aspects of our economy than a new energy economy.” US President Barack Obama Headquartered in the US lithium heartland of Nevada, AmeriLithium is dedicated to providing secure and clean renewable energy solutions for America and a changing planet. To reach its goals, the Company has assembled an exceptional team of proven management professionals with extensive experience across the mining, technology and energy industries. At AmeriLithium, we aim to take full advantage of the unparalleled opportunities presented by the ever-growing demand for lithium powered technology through the exploration of the world’s richest mineral deposits. AmeriLithium welcomes the challenge of pioneering energy alternatives that provide relief from controlling oil markets while leading the way in growing a new domestic lithium marketplace that is further supported by incentives from the US government. And with total identified lithium resources increasing significantly between 2009 and 2010 (over 280% increase in the US and over 75% in other countries)1 and market experts calling the outlook for lithium consumption to 2013 optimistic,2 the time for decisive action – and AmeriLithium – is now. AmeriLithium is a publicly traded (NASDAQ OTC BB: AMEL), 1 US Geological Survey Mineral Commodities Summaries for 2009 & 2010 2 Roskill Information Services website, Feb. 26, 2010 (Roskill is among the world’s leading providers of independent mining company committed to progressively information on international metals and minerals markets) growing into the largest and leading American player in the global lithium industry. Through its aggressive acquisition and exploration strategy, AmeriLithium has already amassed one of the largest North American lithium portfolios of any player in the industry (~670,000 acres), including a project adjacent to the only lithium producing plant in the US. 2
    • WHAT IS LITHIUM? “New plug-in hybrids roll off our assembly lines, but they will run on batteries made in Korea. Well I do not accept a future where the jobs and industries of tomorrow take root beyond our borders – and I know you don’t either. It is time for America to lead again.” US President Barack Obama Lithium has been described as the “New Oil” due to its potential for shifting our energy usage and storage patterns away from dependence on petroleum – particularly foreign oil. Lithium’s unrivalled potential for satisfying the energy goals of the modern world and powering the needs of future generations has made it the backbone of the Obama administration’s green agenda, receiving significant government funding and subsidies for its continued development. A more scientific description is that lithium is the lightest metal on the periodic table. With a density of around half that of water, lithium is an extremely light, highly chemically active alkali metal, and the first element in Group 1 of the periodic table – the alkali metals group. Due to its highly reactive nature, lithium does not occur as a pure element in nature, but rather is found locked in compound with other minerals in mineral deposits: brines, Pegmatite rocks and Hectorite clays. While these brine deposits and hard rock formations are the key sources of lithium throughout the world, Pegmatite and Hectorite lithium deposits require open-pit or underground mining methods and further processing to unlock the valuable mineral within, making them less economic. In contrast, lithium found in high concentration levels in brine is economically sourced at or below the surface of Salars, Continental Brines, Geothermal Brines and Oilfield Brines with little environmental impact. Once at the surface, the lithium concentration is then increased through a process of evaporation. In the US, the hot, dry conditions ideal for cost effective brine-based lithium production occur in Nevada, where lithium is found in abundance – and where AmeriLithium is headquartered and holds property adjacent to the nation’s only lithium producing plant. 4
    • APPLICATIONS & MARKET GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES LITHIUM’S OVERVIEW & AMERICAN MARKETS APPLICATIONS & MARKET LITHIUM’S OVERVIEW GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES & AMERICAN MARKETS The lightweight, versatile nature of lithium has, to date, made it a vital element in a wide range of But the market that holds the greatest potential for the valuable, high-capacity batteries that use lithium consumer products the world over: the medical industry uses lithium as an anti-depressant; industrial at their core is that of environmentally-friendly fuel alternatives to drive tomorrow’s vehicles. uses include glass, ceramic and porcelain enamel manufacture; and thanks to its high-tensile, high- temperature strength and elasticity as an alloy (i.e. lithium magnesium or aluminum), lithium is widely In turn, President Obama has advanced his administration’s agenda for greener alternatives to oil and used in the aviation industry. gas consumption and his call for putting over one million hybrid vehicles being on US roads by 2015 by creating $5 billion in funding and incentives for the development of a secure, domestic battery industry, The US Geological Survey (USGS) reports global end-use market estimates of lithium1 as follows: including: Global Lithium Usage Markets • $2 billion worth of loans, grants and tax credit geared towards developing large scale Data Source: USGS Mineral Commodity Summary, 2010 lithium-ion battery production for the domestic hybrid vehicle market • $2.4 billion tax credit for building battery plants • Around $7,500 tax credit for buyers of hybrid and electric cars to stimulate demand The Wall Street Journal only underlined the need for a strong US battery market when it reported that 24% many experts believe battery technology and manufacturing capacity could become as strategically 31% ceramics and glass: 31% important as oil is today.2 And with over 85% of all batteries being produced in Japan, China and/or batteries: 23% Korea,3 and Asian producers such as Panasonic Corp. currently dominating the car-battery field,2 the 3% lubricating greases: 10% government’s pro-lithium incentives appear more essential than ever. 4% air treatment: 5% Meanwhile, the American battery industry has proactively banded together on its own to form the continuous casting: 4% National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries (NAATBatt) with the mission of ensuring tomorrow’s 5% 23% primary aluminum production: 3% lithium-based batteries are produced in the US. The New York Times reported that NAATBatt recognizes 10% car manufacturing will eventually move to where the batteries are produced, and, as pointed out by the other uses: 24% alliance’s Jim Greenberger, “If we’re dependent on Asia, transportation and even defense will gravitate there.”4 1 US Geological Survey Mineral Commodity Summaries, 2010 2 The Wall Street Journal, Dec. 18, 2008 Lithium has proved a vital element in a wide range of consumer products worldwide, but the market that 3 Lithium and the Realities of the Energy Storage Market (FMC Lithium). Lithium Supply & Markets holds the greatest potential is for the environmentally-friendly fuel alternative batteries that will use lithium Presentation, Jan. 2010 at their core to drive tomorrow’s vehicles. 4 New York Times website, Dec. 26, 2008 “All proposed Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) will use lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, similar to the technology now used in laptop computers, power tools, and other small devices.” The USGS also points out that the use of lithium in batteries has expanded significantly in recent years – Transitions to Alternative Transportation Technologies. National Research Council, 2009 due to rechargeable lithium batteries being used increasingly in electrical tools and, more important, in the rapidly expanding portable electronics market:1 mobile phones, mp3 players, laptop computers, digital cameras, games, watches, BlackBerrys, and any other device that demands an energy source marked by durability, portability, affordability, high storage capacity, and efficient, reliable power output. 6
    • LITHIUM OVERVIEW RESOURCES LITHIUM OVERVIEW: RESOURCES In their 2010 Mineral Commodity Summaries, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported that the United IDENTIFIED RESOURCES* States was a major lithium chemical producer. The report also showed a significant increase in the nation’s identified lithium resources* total at 2.5 million tons (up from 760,000 tons in 2009). Resources whose location, grade, quality, and quantity are known or estimated from specific geologic evidence. Identified resources include economic, marginally economic, and subeconomic components. At the same time, the US remains the world’s leading importer of lithium minerals and compounds due To reflect varying degrees of geologic certainty, these economic divisions can be subdivided into to the combination of having only a single active lithium mine while the majority of the world’s lithium measured, indicated, and inferred. resources are located on foreign soil, including:1 Of the three key players controlling the lithium industry, only one is actively producing lithium from Estimated Current Lithium Reserves Reserves* (in metric tonnes) domestic US resources: Chemetall Foote Corporation, a subsidiary of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: Data Source: US Geological Survey Mineral Commodity Summaries, 2010 ROC | Market Cap: $1.75B), which operates the only US-based lithium producing plant in Clayton Valley, *Reserves: that part of the reserve base which could be economically ex- Nevada, adjacent to AmeriLithium’s Paymaster Project. tracted or produced at the time of determination. Data Source: US Geological Survey Mineral Commodity Summaries, 2010 The industry’s other two major players are Chile-based SQM S.A. (NYSE: SQM | Market Cap: $9.62B) and FMC Lithium, a division of FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC | Market Cap: $4.13B). SQM has sales in over 38000 United States n 100 countries, a local presence in 22 countries, and production facilities in 14 countries, including Chile, 800000 Argentina n Turkey, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Egypt and China.3 FMC Lithium has been producing lithium chemicals since 1942, and today has five production sites and produces 200 different products for 1,200 customers.4 580000 Australia n 190000 Brazil n 180000 Canada n 1 US Geological Survey Mineral Commodity Summaries, 2010 7500000 Chile n 2 New York Times, Feb. 3, 2009 3 View of the Lithium Industry (SQM). Lithium Supply & Markets Presentation, Jan. 2010 540000 China n 4 Lithium and the Realities of the Energy Storage Market (FMC Lithium). Lithium Supply & Markets 23000 Zimbabwe n Presentation, Jan. 2010 “Batteries, especially rechargeable batteries, are the market for lithium compounds with the largest growth With the majority of lithium being located in other countries, and increasing demand from Asian markets potential. Demand for rechargeable lithium batteries continued to gain market share over rechargeable and manufacturers, the time is now for American companies such as AmeriLithium to securely position the nonlithium batteries for use in cordless tools, portable computers and telephones, and video cameras.” nation as a major player in this emerging market, whether producing domestic resources or secure resourc- – US Geological Survey Mineral Commodity Summaries, 2010 es elsewhere. With about 23 million tons of identified lithium resources being located in countries other than the US, and increasing lithium demand from growing Asian markets and manufacturers, the time is now for American companies such as AmeriLithium to securely position the nation as a major player in this emerging market, whether producing domestic resources or secure resources elsewhere. INCREASING LITHIUM EXPLORATION The USGS also reported that, in spite of the recent economic downturn, a host of new companies had explored for lithium in 2009, leasing or staking claims in countries around the world.1 While many of these claims were made in secure and politically stable regions such as Nevada, Canada, Argentina and Australia, other regions represent a whole new concern over resource nationalism, such as Bolivia, which has the world’s biggest reserves of lithium. As the New York Times stated, “Simply put, global automakers and battery makers need to ensure a steady supply of lithium to power the expected electric-car revolution, but Bolivia’s populist government and its embrace of resource nationalism raises a lot of concerns about access to the country’s mineral wealth.” 2 DOMESTIC VS. FOREIGN PRODUCTION With the majority of the world’s lithium found on foreign soil, so too the production of lithium is primarily based in foreign countries, with Chile being the largest producing country. 8
    • LITHIUM OVERVIEW LITHIUM OVERVIEW FUTURE DEMAND FUTURE DEMAND LITHIUM OVERVIEW: FUTURE DEMAND The future demand for lithium-based products is best determined by existing consumer and Emerging Asian Markets, Australia & Lithium Demand manufacturing trends, from an increased distaste toward dependence on foreign oil, to mainstream According to a Keynote Address by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at the Australian Bureau of acceptance of “going green”, and the rapid embrace of technologies powered by lithium-ion batteries. Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE) Outlook 2010 Conference, the pace of recovery from the global downturn will vary widely by global region. In Q1 2010, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun Touré said, “Even during an economic crisis, we have seen no drop in the demand for communications services, While growth in most advanced economies will be historically sluggish – 2% in 2010 and 2.5% in 20111 and I am confident that we will continue to see a rapid uptake in mobile cellular services in particular in – growth in Asia is expected to reach 8.5% in 2010,2 led by key emerging Asian economies: China, India, 2010, with many more people using their phones to access the internet.” Indonesia and Korea. To be specific, the ITU expects global mobile cellular subscriptions to hit five billion in 2010 on the The IMF points to a central driver behind Asia’s ongoing economic strength and growth in the form of strength of advanced services and handsets in developed countries and increased take-up of mobile domestic demand, which has already benefitted the economy of Australia through demand for com- health services and mobile banking in the developing world.1 modity exports.1 That being the case, the geographical location of AmeriLithium’s Western Australia lithium plays is ideal for filling the role of lithium exporter to Asian markets. LARGER PRODUCTS, LARGER BATTERIES Australia’s Key Export Location And while increased cell phone use means increased demand for batteries dependent on lithium, the According to the IMF, although Australia was hit by the global economic crisis, growth was stronger emerging plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and electric vehicle (EV) markets not only mean even further demand than in any other advanced economy thanks to a healthy banking sector, a flexible exchange rate, and for lithium-based batteries, but for batteries many times the size of those used in portable electronics. a robust demand for commodities. In keeping with President Obama’s goal to put one million plug-in hybrids on US roads by 2015, Forbes Meanwhile, the ongoing prospect of strong commodity income is being met with major investment in reports that $2.4 billion in stimulus funding to promote the manufacture of batteries for PHEVs and Australia’s resource sector.1 Counted among those resource investments is the exploration for lithium EVs has spurred six companies in the US announcing plans to build or expand battery factories for a to feed the growing demand of Asia’s emerging markets. combined cost of $3.7 billion, while a further $3 billion of battery-factory building is going on around the world. Tapping the Asian Market China clearly leads the emergence of the Asian markets, managing an 8.7% rise in gross domestic prod- And with auto producer announcements indicating that at least 120 PHEV or EV models will be for sale uct (GDP) in 2009, with 10.7% growth in Q4 of that year.3 But China does not operate alone in the by 2012 with perhaps 200 offerings available by 2020, Deutsche Bank analyst Rod Lache predicts that region. Rather, the Wall Street Journal points out that “the drive for free trade within Asia, where the as pure electrics take hold, battery demand will accelerate to the point that by 2017 there may be a world’s greatest concentration of economic growth now resides, has never been stronger.”4 shortage of lithium-ion cells.2 While trade flows outside of emerging Asia tripled between 1990 and 2006, trade flows inside the re- The National Research Council, meanwhile, forecasts probable US light-fleet market penetration by gion grew by a factor of five, particularly driven by trade in intermediate goods with China at the cent- PHEVs at a rate of ~13 million PHEVs on US roads by 2030 with a maximum practical scenario of ~40 er.2 Trade between India and China alone rose from $15 billion in 2005 to $41 billion in 2009. million PHEVs.3 Not surprisingly, competing efforts to create regional trade unions are arising from all corners, and 250 Projected Market Penetration by Plug-in Hybrids Australia is included among the list of candidate nations. In Q2 2010, negotiators from Australia, China, the US, New Zealand, Brunei, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam met in Melbourne to discuss creating an Data Source: Transitions to Alternative Trans- Australia-backed free-trade zone. 200 portation Technologies. National Research Council, 2009 At the same time, among the ideas proposed to augment the already existing 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations is the addition of Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand.4 150 Maximum practical penetration 100 Probable penetration 50 0 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050 The National Research Council forecasts probable US light-fleet market penetration by PHEVs at a rate of ~13 million PHEVs by 2030 with a maximum practical scenario of ~40 million PHEVs, all of which would rely on lithium-ion bat- teries.1 1 Transitions to Alternative Transportation Technologies. National Research Council, 2009 10
    • LITHIUM OVERVIEW MARKET INNOVATIONS FUTURE DEMAND TO MEET DEMAND Asian Market and Lithium Demand MARKET INNOVATIONS TO MEET DEMAND As the Asian market continues to grow, so will its demand for lithium to power its ever-expanding consumer electronics industry that manufactures such products as cameras, laptops, games consoles While any new technology meets the resistance of initially high development and consumption costs, and mobile phones, of which roughly 600 million were produced by China in 2009. Adding to the de- a healthy market place overcomes that resistance with creative innovations. mand are the stimulus measures of China’s government, which helped retail sales of consumer goods grow by 16% in 2009. In the case of lithium-ion batteries representing a higher ticket price for electric cars, Business Week reports that Nissan has responded with a cost-sharing plan for the Leaf – their fully-electric car, which Those same stimulus measures further added to the demand for lithium by helping auto sales in runs 100 miles on a single charge and provides a 30-minute quick charge that re-loads its batteries to China grow by 46.2% in 2009.3 Having taken over the US in 2009 as the world’s largest auto maker 80% – where the manufacturer leases the batteries to customers rather than trying to sell the car at an with sales of 13.6 million vehicles, China has now announced plans to begin selling an electric car in inflated price.4 the US by the end of 2010.5 Other innovations, meanwhile, result in new markets being born. Pike Research points out that a The car in question would be built by BYD Co., one of China’s fastest-growing independent auto mak- secondary lithium-ion battery market beyond automotives may emerge to serve the demand for ers. BYD is also the world’s second-largest producer of lithium-ion batteries, with over a decade of stationary energy storage/grid storage (e.g., batteries for wind farms that far exceed the size of battery-making experience. The company’s founder and chairman says BYD’s lithium-ion batteries use those for PHEVs and EVs). Pike suggests the lithium-ion portion of the energy storage market could an iron-phosphate technology that is chemically stable and thus “inherently safe.” BYD already sells a be an important outlet for excess electricity capacity, especially since a custom lithium-ion battery plug-in electric hybrid car in China.6 management system could meet the power and energy density requirements of grid storage.5 Ramping Up for Increased Lithium Demand “The Lithium Chase,” a March 9, 2010 New York Times article, pointed out that, while about 25% of all Driver Growth: lithium produced is currently used for energy storage in smaller electronic goods, that proportion Rechargeable Battery Market stands to sharply increase depending on the success of electric vehicles (EVs). EVs favor lithium-ion batteries for their capacity to hold their charge longer while carrying more energy with less weight Data Source: than batteries using other materials. Takeshita, 2009 as cited in Lithium and the Realities of the Energy Storage Market (FMC The New York Times article also cited a report by investment adviser Byron Capital Markets that Lithium). Lithium Supply & predicted a 40% increase in demand for lithium from 2009 to 2014. In turn, the world’s four largest Markets Presentation, Jan. 2010 lithium producers – operating in Chile, Argentina and/or Australia – have indicated they are planning   the expansion of long-running projects as warranted by future lithium demand.7 As demand for lithium from Asian markets increases, Australia – and AmeriLithium – finds itself in an ideal geographical location to benefit from meeting that demand through lithium exports. Lithium-ion batteries represented ~65% of all cells produced in 2009 and nearly all of growth in the battery market. Meanwhile, growth forecasts for the automotive market approach 50% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during 2010-2018.1 1 International Monetary Fund website (Murilo Portugal, First Deputy Managing Director), March 2, 2010 2 International Monetary Fund website (John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director), March 22, 2010 1 Lithium and the Realities of the Energy Storage Market (FMC Lithium). Lithium Supply & Markets New York Times website, March 6, 2010 Presentation, Jan. 2010 4 Wall Street Journal website, March 22, 2010 1 International Telecommunication Union website, Feb. 27, 2010 5 New York Times, B3, Jan. 13, 2010 2 Forbes website, Feb. 27, 2010 6 BYD Auto website, Jan. 12, 2009 3 Transitions to Alternative Transportation Technologies. National Research Council, 2009 7 New York Times website, March 10, 2010 4 Business Week website, Aug. 2, 2009 5 Pike Research website, Feb. 27, 2010 “Demand for lithium, long used in small amounts in mood-stabilizing drugs...has climbed as makers of batteries for BlackBerrys and other electronic devices use the mineral. But the automotive industry holds the biggest untapped potential for lithium, analysts say.” – New York Times, Feb. 2, 2009 12
    • MAJOR MAJOR USERS USERS Apple Inc. Dell Inc. Hewlett-Packard Company (IBM) Nissan Motor Co, Ltd. Sony Corporation NASDAQ: AAPL NASDAQ: DELL NYSE: HPQ NYSE: IBM TYO: 7201 NYSE: SNE Market Cap: $188.94B Market Cap: $26.77B Market Cap: $121.26B Market Cap: $165.52B Market Cap: $32.32B Market Cap: $34.97B In a Q1 2010 presentation, Steve Jobs As the world’s second largest producer In 2009, the world’s largest computer As one of the world’s largest Nissan recently received the approval for As one of the world’s largest and most stated Apple had a yearly turnover in of computers, Dell recorded sales in manufacturer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) manufacturers of computers, IBM released $1.4 billion in funding from the Advanced diverse electronics producers, Sony excess of $50 billion, have sold over 250 excess of $61 billion during 2009. With recorded operating profits of $12.6 billion, the first portable computer to the market Technology Vehicles Manufacturing represents a wide range of portable million iPods worldwide, and that Apple the International Data Corporation (IDC) and reported that customers are moving in 1975 with the IBM 5100. Since then, Loan Program. The funding will be used electronics. From being the first on the is now a “mobile devices company” with forecasting laptop sales in the US alone away from “Beefy Desktops” to laptops. IBM has continued to develop its range to transform Nissan’s plant in Smyrna market with a truly portable music device the majority of its Apple computer sales to reach 61 million units by 2012, Dell HP currently uses lithium-ion batteries of laptops to its current extensive line of Tennessee for the production of the in the form of the Walkman, Sony has coming from sales of laptops. Apple will increase its consumption of lithium for its laptop range while also producing offerings that all use lithium-ion batteries. much anticipated Leaf. Rather than being continued to depend on batteries to powers its “mobile devices company” on in order to supply batteries to power their a range of portable printers that can print In continuing their strategy of innovation, marketed as a hybrid, the Leaf is a Zero power its products. The company now batteries that utilize lithium technology. market share’s portion of these sales. up to 450 pages on a single charge of their IBM has already started looking to the Emissions vehicle due to being 100% produces a range of portable products lithium-ion batteries. future of power sources, and is currently electric powered, using a lithium-ion that includes mobile phones, laptops, working in partnership with US National battery for its 100-mile range. Nissan will cameras, video cameras, games consoles Bayer AG Ford Motor Company Labs to develop the new technology also be developing its site in Tennessee and music devices, the majority of which FWB: BAY NYSE: F Honda Motor Company, Ltd. of lithium air batteries, which, in theory, for the manufacture of its own lithium- is powered by lithium-ion batteries. Market Cap: $57.53B Market Cap: $41.16B NYSE: HMC could store as much as 10 times the ion batteries. The company estimates Market Cap: $63.28B energy of a high-performance lithium-ion production to be in the region of 200,000 Bayer, Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline are Ford is arguably one of the most forward- battery. batteries a year. Toyota Motor Corp. all major pharmaceutical companies thinking companies when it comes to Ranked as the world’s 5th largest car NYSE: TM that have a combined market capital in hybrid vehicles. Ford introduced the manufacturer with production reaching Market Cap: $116.69B excess of $290 billion as of Q1 2010. These Ford Hybrid Escape back in 2005 as just under 4 million cars in 2008, Honda Mercedes-Benz Nokia Corporation companies have produced and continue a test vehicle to both police and fire has its fair share of hybrid cars both in NYSE: DAI NYSE: NOK In 2008, Toyota manufactured over nine to produce a range of products that use departments. Half a decade later, both San production and coming in the near future. Market Cap: $43.97B Market Cap: $50.10B million vehicles worldwide, making them lithium for the treatment of neurological Francisco and New York started replacing Honda has entered into discussions with the number one producer of motor problems that include bipolar disorder their fleets of Hybrid Escape Taxis (2200 both Sanyo and the GS Yuasa Corporation Seen as one of the world’s most prestigious By Q4 2009, Nokia was the world’s leading vehicles in the world. It was 11 years and schizophrenia. in total) after covering over 300,000 miles. to create a new “super” lithium-ion battery automotive brands, Mercedes-Benz has manufacturer of mobile phones with an earlier in 2007 that Toyota introduced Now on its “Second Generation Hybrid for its next generation of hybrids. built a reputation for creating some of the estimated 39% of the global market, and the Prius. When the company released BlackBerry System,” Ford recently announced an most luxurious and sought after vehicles. an operating profit of $1.63 billion. It is its second generation Prius in 2004, the NASDAQ: RIMM increase of 73% for year-on-year sales of The company’s offerings now include the now estimated that Nokia sells in excess of car’s popularity rose dramatically, making Market Cap: $39.32B its hybrid line up, and an additional $450 Hitachi, Ltd. S400 Blue Hybrid and ML450 Hybrid SUV, 1.2 million phones each day, or 440 million it the car of choice for celebrities and the million dollars of funding for its hybrid NYSE: HIT both of which utilize lithium-ion batteries phones per year. Nokia supplies all of its environmentally conscious. By 2008, Prius BlackBerry maker, Research In Motion division. Future hybrid releases include a Market Cap: $15.05B in the pursuit of more economical and phones with batteries that use lithium-ion sales had reached 1.4 million units with (RIM), recently announced the sale of its pure-battery Ford Focus and a Ford Transit environmentally sustainable motoring. technology. over half being sold in the US. Toyota now 50 millionth phone and 2009 yearly sales Connect commercial vehicle. Currently Hitachi produces a wide has multiple hybrids to offer, including the of $11 billon. RIM currently has a line up variety of lithium-ion cells for different Camry and Highlander, and predicts its of 23 smart phones that all rely on lithium applications including its own range of Motorola, Inc. Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. hybrid sales will reach 1 million units per technology for their batteries. With ever GlaxoSmithKline plc power tools. In the first phase of a major NYSE: MOT TYO: 6764 year in 2010. more demanding applications released NYSE: GSK expansion, the company’s plans call for Market Cap: $15.75B Market Cap: $10.45B and the reliance the market places on Market Cap: $96.64B lithium-ion battery production increases these business and personal devices, by 600% by Q3 2010. Hitachi will be In 1973, Motorola first demonstrated a Founded in 1947, Sanyo has grown lithium demand from RIM for BlackBerrys Bayer, Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline are supplying the batteries for General Motor’s portable telephone to the general public; into the world’s largest manufacturer can be assured into the future. all major pharmaceutical companies second-generation mild hybrid system set by 1983, the DynaTAC 8000x came to of rechargeable batteries. In 2004, the that have a combined market capital in to debut in 2011 model year vehicles. GM market. The phone’s battery took 10 hours company founded its Tokushima Plant excess of $290 billion as of Q1 2010. These has placed an order for enough cells to to charge, accounted for the majority to increase production of lithium-ion BMW companies have produced and continue support 100,000 hybrid vehicles a year. of the unit’s 3-pound weight, while batteries, and formed an agreement ETR: BMW to produce a range of products that use Beyond that, Hitachi is planning to ramp providing a talk time of only 30 minutes. with the German automaker Volkswagen Market Cap: $20.49B lithium for the treatment of neurological up to build cells for 700,000 hybrids a year Motorola currently uses three types of Group in 2008 to co-develop its next problems that include bipolar disorder by 2015, a 70-fold increase from current batteries for its range of mobile devices: generation lithium-ion HEV battery As one of the world’s most prestigious and schizophrenia. levels. nickel-cadmium (NiCd), nickel-metal systems. In Q2 2009, Sanyo announced it car manufactures, BMW released its first hydride (NiMH) and lithium-ion (Li-ion). would invest up to $315 million to build hybrid car on the forecourts in 2009. The Pfizer Inc. Due to the advantages of lithium-ion a new plant, which would increase its BMW X6 utilizes lithium-ion batteries NYSE: PFE batteries’ high power-to-weight ratio, and lithium-ion battery production capacity to help increase performance and fuel Market Cap: $142.02B their ability to not experience a negative six-fold; production is set to begin by efficiency while reducing emissions. BMW memory effect (a major downside of both Q2 2011, and once fully operational, the has also announced the introduction of a Bayer, Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline are NiMH and NiCd batteries), Motorola’s use company’s total annual battery output hybrid 7 series by the start of 2011, and all major pharmaceutical companies of lithium-ion batteries will continue to could power in excess of 120,000 cars. is currently working on hybrid and full that have a combined market capital in increase. electric versions of the Mini and 1 series. excess of $290 billion as of Q1 2010. These companies have produced and continue to produce a range of products that use lithium for the treatment of neurological problems that include bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. 14
    • AMERILITHIUM CORP. PROJECTS PROJECTS AmeriLithium’s aggressive acquisition and exploration strategy has already successfully amassed one of With lithium use in batteries accounting for 20% of total lithium consumption in 2009 (up from 6% the largest North American lithium portfolios of any player in the industry, including a project adjacent in 2000), and lithium batteries for automotive uses now reaching commercialization stages, Roskill to the only lithium producing plant in the US. concludes that the outlook for lithium consumption to 2013 is optimistic1 – which is why AmeriLithium will continue to proactively expand its stable of lithium-rich projects. Building toward one million acres of holdings in US and Canadian areas marked by high-lithium concentrations, the Company continues actively seeking properties worldwide with the goal of providing abundant and secure lithium reserves for the rapidly expanding demand of America’s domestic market 1 Roskill Information Services website, Feb. 26, 2010 (Roskill is among the world’s leading providers of as well as international markets. information on international metals and minerals markets) 2 US Geological Survey Mineral Commodities Summaries for 2009 & 2010 Committed to growing into the largest and leading American player in the lithium industry, AmeriLithium’s strategic property acquisitions are designed to meet the growing consumption of lithium, which, according to Roskill Information Services, increased by over 8% per year between 2003 and 2007 while increasing by 4% even during the severe economic downturn of 2008.1 Meanwhile, US Geological Survey (USGS) data reveals significant increases in total identified lithium resources between 2009 and 2010, with resources in the US growing by over 280% (from 760K to 2.5M tons) and resources in other countries increasing by over 75% (from 13M to 23M tons).2 16
    • AMERILITHIUM CORP. AMERILITHIUM CORP. NEVADA PROJECT NEVADA PROJECT PAYMASTER CANYON, ESMERALDA COUNTY, NEVADA AmeriLithium’s domestic Paymaster Project represents a 5,880-acre claim block adjacent to the Clayton Valley playa, where lithium-rich brines and evaporates have been accumulating for more than 30,000 years, resulting in the highest lithium content found in any brines tested by the US Geological Survey (USGS) in southwestern US playas and basins.1 Clayton Valley is home to the only US-based lithium producing plant, operated by neighboring Chemetall Foote Corporation, a subsidiary of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC | Market Cap: $1.75B). The plant has been in production since 1967, producing an estimated 50 million kg (55,000+ tons) of lithium to date from the region’s rich brines.2 In light of the Paymaster Project’s close proximity to the Clayton Valley production, an exploration program of surveys and drilling has been recommended3 to determine the potential of AmeriLithium’s holdings to tap the proven brine formations. The Paymaster Project itself is surrounded by the Montezuma Range and mountain ranges containing Tertiary rhyolites (the volcanic equivalent of granite) considered to be the most lithium-rich rhyolites in the world (MacDonald et. al; 1992).4 The movement and evaporation of the region’s water replenishes lithium-rich clays, lithium inclusions in halite (naturally occurring salt), and economic grades of brine-based lithium considered to be in the 100 to 300 ppm range3 with the USGS indicating some concentrations in the Clayton Valley area reaching as high as 1,000 ppm.5 18
    • AMERILITHIUM CORP. AMERILITHIUM CORP. NEVADA PROJECT NEVADA PROJECT FAVORABLE GEOGRAPHY & SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT REGIONAL PRODUCTION & RESOURCE ESTIMATES A preliminary report on AmeriLithium’s Paymaster property (GeoXplor Corp, Nov. 25, 2009) recommended Lithium deposits are currently mined to the immediate south in Clayton Valley via an environment- Seismic and Gravity geophysical surveys to determine the basin’s depth and delineate the depth and friendly and economic solution-mining technique, pumping brines from aquifers only a few hundred thickness of the project’s lithium-rich layers. Following successful survey results, a drilling program is meters beneath the valley.5 Such subsurface brines currently represent the dominant raw material for recommended to define reserves and establish the grade of lithium mineralization.3 lithium carbonate production worldwide due to the lower production costs when compared with hard- rock ore mining and processing.8 The Paymaster Canyon is an inter-mountain structure in west-central Nevada. The canyon has a playa floor of about 10 square miles that receives surface drainage from an area of about 50 square miles. Two Recovery costs are further reduced through the absence of royalty fees on mining in Nevada; a quicker large eastward-trending faults spaced a little over half a mile apart comprise what is believed to be part and easier permitting process for placer (alluvial deposit) mining than hard-rock mining; and lower of a large conduit for lithium enrichment from the Alkali Flats (to the east) and Big Smoky Valley (to the recovery costs due to the brine’s low manganese content when compared to the high-manganese west) into the lower Clayton Valley playa.3 brines found in Chile,2 which represent 63% of America’s lithium imports (USGS, 2010).8 The project is easily accessed via nearby US Highways 95 and 6 and the area’s established system of road Because lithium compounds are only produced in the US by a single company (i.e., Chemetall’s Clayton and rail links,3 with full access continuing throughout the winter, when snowfall is not even sufficient Valley-based lithium producing plant), the reported production is withheld from publication to avoid to prevent project-related work.1 The area’s existing lithium production activity has established disclosing proprietary company information (USGS, 2010).8 excellent infrastructure, such as power access close to the site and the industry needed for affordable development of service roads. As for the mineral endowment of the neighboring Clayton Valley, in 1975 I.A. Kunasz of the American Institute of Mining estimated 750 million kg (826,000+ tons) of lithium, while a 2000 study by Price, Meanwhile, the state of Nevada represents a mining-friendly state populated with skilled workers. Lechler, Lear and Giles suggested that the weathering of high lithium-bearing rocks has released Mining is the largest industry in rural Nevada, and accounts for 87% of total US gold production, making significantly more lithium into the Clayton Valley catchment.2 it the third-largest gold producer in the world.6 The state’s geographical location also provides easy access to the Port of Long Beach – America’s second-busiest seaport with annual trade exceeding $100B 1 NI 43-101 Technical Report by Coast Mountain Geological Ltd for Rodinia Minerals Inc, Mar. 12, 2009 – creating potential distribution options for future world markets.7 2 Rodinia Minerals Inc website, Feb. 25, 2009 3 PM Placer Mineral Claims report, GeoXplor Corp, Nov. 25, 2009 4 MacDonald et. al; 1992 (as cited in GeoXplor Corp report, Nov. 25, 2009) 5 Clayton Valley Lithium presentation, GeoXplor Corporation 6 Nevada Mining Association (education website), Feb. 26, 2009 7 Port of Long Beach website, Feb. 26, 2009 8 USGS Mineral Commodity Summary, 2010 QUICK FACTS Location: Paymaster Canyon, Nevada (adjacent to Clayton Valley) Claim Block: 5,880 acres (23 x 160-acre claims; 55 x 40-acre claims) Neighboring Production: estimated 55K+ tons of lithium since 19671 Neighboring Operator: Chemetall Foote of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (Market Cap: $1.75B) Neighboring Resources: estimated 826K+ tons of lithium in Clayton Valley to south1 Project Mineralization: economic grades of brine-based lithium in 100-300 ppm range2 Project Geography: surrounding rhyolites among most lithium-rich in the world3 Project Access: road/rail system and weather allow for year-round access and work4 Exploration Recommendations: combination of seismic & gravity surveys and test drilling2 1 Rodinia Minerals Inc website, Feb. 25, 2009 2 “PM Placer Mineral Claims” report, GeoXplor Corp, Nov. 25, 2009 3 MacDonald et. al; 1992 (as cited in GeoXplor Corp report, Nov. 25, 2009) 4 NI 43-101 Technical Report by Coast Mountain Geological Ltd for Rodinia Minerals Inc, Mar. 12, 2009 20
    • AMERILITHIUM CORP. AMERILITHIUM CORP. CANADAIN PROJECT CANADAIN PROJECT AMERICANA PROPERTY ALBERTA, CANADA AmeriLithium’s sizeable Americana Property is one of the largest claims if its type in the region, representing ~664,049 acres overlying a potential extension of the Leduc Formation and Beaverhill Lake Group strata/Swan Hills Formation. These two formations were identified by the Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) as containing formation waters containing potentially economic amounts of lithium.1 The AGS recommended further analysis of the formation waters for lithium, stating that the lithium contents are similar to those of the only US-based lithium plant in Clayton Valley, Nevada.2 The total resource estimate for potentially economic lithium present in the two formations is 567,690 tons,1 which is approximately 69% of the 826,000+ tons of lithium estimated to exist in Clayton Valley, Nevada (I.A. Kunasz of the American Institute of Mining, 1975).3 CONCENTRATIONS SIMILAR TO CLAYTON VALLEY The AGS singled out formation waters containing high concentrations of dissolved lithium where rock porosity and permeability would allow production. In the Leduc Formation, reef thicknesses exceed 980 feet in places (based on 88 existing wells and 3,768 core analyses), while the carbonate platform in the Beaverhill varies in thickness from over 490 feet in the south to roughly 160 feet in the northwest (based on 183 existing wells and 18,256 core analyses).1 AGS findings on both formations show concentrations exceeding 100 mg/l with a maximum concentration of 130 mg/l occurring in the Beaverhill Lake formation.2 22
    • AMERILITHIUM CORP. AMERILITHIUM CORP. CANADIAN PROJECT CANADIAN PROJECT PRO-MINING & FRIENDLY POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT QUICK FACTS Location: Alberta, Canada (12 miles north of Fox Creek municipality) Knowledge of the lithium-rich brine waters beneath west-central Alberta came indirectly from the region’s oil and gas industry activity, which including three major gas processing facilities originally Claim Block: ~664,049 acres owned by Chevron (NYSE: CVX | Market Cap: $144.67B), BP Amoco (NYSE: BP | Market Cap: $165.33B) Project Geography: rock porosity and permeability allow for production1 and Petro-Canada collectively (NYSE: PCZ). Project Mineralization: overlying potentially economic brine-based lithium formations1 Lithium Concentration: estimated as similar to US-based Clayton Valley brines2 While extracting hydrocarbon resources, brine is simultaneously brought to the surface. After separating the brine from the hydrocarbons, the brine is re-injected into the formation to maintain the well’s Total Regional Resources: estimated at 567,690 tons for the region’s two formations1 pressure, enabling higher production rates. Existing Infrastructure: all weather roads, rail and 250,000+ miles of pipelines3 Business Environment: rich economy & established, friendly US trade partner3 Beyond revealing the existence of prospective brine-based lithium in west-central Alberta, the province’s oil and gas industry has created a business-friendly environment conducive to mineral exploration and brine extraction: 1 Resource Estimates of Industrial Minerals in Alberta Formation Waters. Alberta Geological Survey, Jan. 31, 1995 • Hundreds of existing wells that are either active or able to be re-opened 2 Industrial Mineral Potential of Alberta Formation Waters. Alberta Geological Survey, 1995 • Skilled energy sector workers in the province numbering 170,000 3 Government of Alberta website, Feb. 26, 2009 • Reliable grid-supplied electricity available • Established all-weather transportation network of roads, rail and 250,000+ miles of pipelines • Rich economy thanks to annual oil and gas royalty revenues of over $12 billion • History of technology innovations to increase resource extraction efficiency and profitability In addition, the US has a friendly and extensive trade relationship with Canada – the largest exporter of oil to the US – and Alberta in particular; in 2008, the US imported over 1.5 million barrels of crude oil per day from Alberta alone, representing 15% of the nation’s crude oil imports.4 24
    • AMERILITHIUM CORP. AMERILITHIUM CORP. AUSTRALIAN PROJECT AUSTRALIAN PROJECT BARE ROCKS, HOFFMAN HILLS & NORMANS LAKE PROJECTS LAKE DUMBLEYUNG, WAGIN SALT LAKES REGION, WESTERN AUSTRALIA AmeriLithium’s three Australian plays cover 43,000+ Acres around and abutting Lake Dumbleyung, where a 2007-2008 survey for Reward Minerals Ltd1 reported the presence of salt lake brine with a lithium concentration of 530 mg/liter (by way of comparison, the only US-based lithium producing plant – operated by Chemetall Foote Corporation in Nevada – originally began operation at 400 mg/ liter). Lying within Western Australia’s South West Mineral Field, the AmeriLithium plays represent an area identified as: benefitting from a pro-mining Australian government stance and legislation rich in brine deposits while having established infrastructure to support the transport of extracted lithium ideally situated for export to emerging Asian markets and particularly China, whose manufacturing economy accounted for around 1/3 of lithium demand in 2008 AmeriLithium currently holds three exploration licenses for the region, comprised of 55 graticule blocks. All holdings are located within a 15.5 mile radius of Lake Dumbleyung, being placed upon salt lake systems with favorable drainage systems. Major neighboring Australian players include Reward Minerals Ltd and Venus Resources Ltd, both having declared an interest in the Lake Dumbleyung region after carrying out surveys and testing of the area that identified the high soluble lithium values in brine deposits as well as the potential for lithium- bearing brines from draining Archaean granites at the western confluence of an extensive catchment area. AMERILITHIUM’S THREE AUSTRALIAN PLAYS Lying immediately to the east of and abutting Lake Dumbleyung, the Bare Rocks Project covers a salt lake system rich in mineral deposits. The area was the site of Reward Minerals’ survey that identified the presence of salt lake brine with a lithium concentration of 530 mg/liter (530 ppm)1, making this site extremely significant for the rich down-drainage systems coming from the lake. Roughly 15.5 miles south of Lake Dumbleyung, the Hoffman Hills Project covers a salt lake system immediately interpreted as comprising the same brine drainage outlets as found at Bare Rocks, making it an equally significant site for exploration. Located 15.5 miles north of Lake Dumbleyung, the Normans Lake Project represents another salt and drainage lake system expected to yield high mineral deposits, making it another considerable prospect for lithium extraction. AmeriLithium’s three Australian plays lie within the South West Mineral Field, a region representing a pro-mining government stance, rich brine deposits, established transportation infrastructure, and an ideal location for exporting lithium to emerging Asian markets and particularly China. 26
    • AMERILITHIUM CORP. AMERILITHIUM CORP. AUSTRALIAN PROJECT AUSTRALIAN PROJECT MEETING GLOBAL AND ASIAN MARKET DEMAND QUICK FACTS In Q1 2010, the New York Times reported that the world’s four largest lithium producers – operating in Location: Lake Dumbleyung, Wagin Salt Lakes Region, Western Australia Chile, Argentina and/or Australia – indicated they are planning the expansion of long-running projects Holdings: three exploration licenses covering 43,000+ Acres (55 graticule blocks) as warranted by future lithium demand. The article also cited a report by investment adviser Byron Capi- Lithium Concentration: 530 mg/liter in Lake Dumbleyung area (2007-2008 Reward Minerals sur- tal Markets that predicted a 40% increase in demand for lithium from 2009 to 2014.2 vey) A significant portion of future demand for lithium will originate from the emerging Asian markets. In Industry Environment: pro-mining Australian government stance and legislation 2009, worldwide sales of mobile phones – a major usage of lithium batteries – was estimated at one bil- Existing Infrastructure: supports the export of any lithium mined from the region lion units, around 600 million of which were produced in China. And with an ever-expanding consumer Project Location: ideal for export to emerging Asian markets, including China electronics industry manufacturing cameras, laptops, games consoles and now hybrid/electric motor vehicles, China’s multi-billion dollar market represents an unparalleled opportunity for lithium export. 1 Reward Minerals Press Release – August 26 2009 2 New York Times website, March 10, 2010 AmeriLithium’s three Australian plays are located around and abutting Lake Dumbleyung, where a 2007-2008 survey for Reward Minerals Ltd reported the presence of salt lake brine with a lithium con- centration of 530 mg/liter (by way of comparison, the only US-based lithium producing plant originally began operation at 400 mg/liter). 28
    • AMERILITHIUM CORP. AMERILITHIUM CORP. MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT ROBERT ALLENDER - VICE PRESIDENT OF EXPLORATION & CHIEF GEOLOGIST To reach its goal of growing into the largest and leading American player in the lithium industry, Ameri- With a career spanning over 30 years, Robert Allender brings a wealth of expertise in mineral exploration, Lithium requires the sound leadership of an exceptional team of proven management professionals. development and mining to AmeriLithium. Robert holds a B.S degree in Geology from Colorado State University and studied mineral economics at Colorado School of Mines. He has worked on a vast range The Company is fortunate to have assembled that team, representing a comprehensive array of com- of mineral exploration projects worldwide, and is responsible for the discovery of several significant plementing skill sets, from finance to business development and profitability growth across the mining, mineral deposits in North America and Africa. technology, energy and pharmaceutical industries. A Certified Professional Geologist, Robert’s career has seen him work in a broad range of managerial and At the same time, as a progressive junior mining company, maximizing profitability and shareholder technical roles throughout the mineral industry., These roles have included precious and base metal value requires an intentionally lean team; a team that represents minimized overhead while empower- and industrial mineral exploration, deposit resource development, and commodity extraction, as well ing each individual to take the decisive actions necessary to aggressive acquire a portfolio of secure as property valuation, resource/reserve estimation, and merger and acquisition support.. He brings a lithium reserves for America’s future demand. full spectrum of experience and expertise in the mineral industry to Amerilithium. Robert’s experience takes in exploration and development of properties for both precious and base metals. This experience has included gold and silver deposits in Nevada (the 9 million ounce Miller’s MANAGEMENT TEAM corner silver deposit), gold placer deposit development in the Yukon and West Africa, diamond exploration in West Africa (including the 1.2 million ounce gold / 1.3 million carat diamond deposit at MATTHEW WORRALL Abomosu, Ghana), detailed evaluations of Canadian precious metal deposits, and complete evaluation – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of gold vein deposits in Colombia, South America. Matthew brings a wealth of financial and management expertise to AmeriLithium that has proved in- valuable to the company’s projects to date. After achieving a BA (hons) degree in Business and Finance He has also conducted industrial mineral exploration programs in western North America. He has from Sheffield Business School, UK, and numerous other Business & Information Technology qualifica- performed deposit evaluations and resource estimations as well as geological surveying for mining tions, Matthew became Group Manager for a leading maritime company, transforming it into the UK’s sites throughout North America on significant ore reserves. These have included lithium –bearing brine largest and most successful business of its kind. deposits in Utah and Nevada, evaluation of gallium / germanium deposits in Utah, exploration and development of fuel mineral deposits of coal and uranium in the western and Gulf Coast of the US, and This demonstration of corporate leadership and value-building know how led to a number of Business numerous other mineral explorations in the western US. Development roles managing e-commerce strategies for blue-chip companies. Over the course of his career, Robert has worked with the following companies: Following this, Matthew moved into the development and management of several properties world- Hecla Mining, Metall Mining Corporation/Metallgesellshaft AG, Newmont Mining Corporation, AMAX wide. From 2000 to the present day, he has personally handled a property portfolio that has become Mining Company, Climax Molybdenum Company, Phelps Dodge Mining Company, Chevron Minerals, extremely successful thanks to a keen eye for market trends and the agility to react to them accordingly. Pioneer Nuclear, Congdon and Carey, CoCa Mines, Inc., Dames and Moore MATHEW HARPE – ADVISORY BOARD Mathew Harpe’s extensive career within the pharmaceutical industry brings to AmeriLithium a wealth of experience in a market reliant on lithium. Stretching back over a decade, Mathew has worked for multinational blue-chip institutions and some of the world’s largest medical companies such as Astra Zeneca and Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals. While working as a senior account manager and project manager, Mathew held positions of trust within high-end companies as well as within General Practice and Primary Care Trusts (PCT’s). Displaying extensive product knowledge and business acumen, he was able to transform the fortunes of various companies through successful contract and tender negotiations. Prior to this, Mathew gained a BS.c (hons) degree in Biomedical Sciences, as well as constant training on the latest drugs and equipment within the medical arena. 30
    • AMERILITHIUM CORP. AMERILITHIUM CORP. MANAGEMENT DISCLAIMER JONATHAN COOK FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS – ADVISORY BOARD Jonathan Cook joins the AmeriLithium team as an advisor following a long career as a consultant Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking and involve a number of risks and identifying and implementing tailored solutions to complex technical and energy-related environments uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements are within the meaning of that term in Section 27A in the IT sector, including Aerospace and Hydroelectric businesses. of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Amerillithium Corp. bases these forward-looking statements on current expectations A B.Sc graduate in Business Information Systems, Jonathon’s career has steadily progressed through and projections about future events, based on information currently available. The forward-looking increasingly senior management positions, beginning as an Installations Manager for Qualsys Ltd, developing, installing and integrating IT systems into a variety of environments. Later moving into an statements contained in this press release may also include statements relating to Amerilithium Corp.’s Account Manager role, Jonathon managed and implemented technical IT projects and established long- anticipated financial performance, business prospects, new developments, strategies and similar term business relationships with a variety of blue-chip clients including BT Global, Diageo, Siemens, matters. Amerilithium Corp. disclaims any obligation to update any of its forward-looking statements, Financial Times, Pearson and Aerosystems International where he delivered high-spec solutions for the except as may be required by law defense industry. 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Before you invest in any security, you can protect yourself by being an educated investor. If you are interested in Currently, as well as being an advisor to AmeriLithium, Jonathon is a Director of Paceline Consulting Pty our stock, we recommend that, at a minimum, you read our latest public filings with the SEC including Ltd, a management consulting company based in Sydney, and is working with Australia’s largest bank, our Form 10-KSB annual report, Form 10-Q quarterly reports and Form 8-K current reports. These and Westpac, delivering a major strategic MIS project for the corporate core of the bank. other materials are accessible through our website. They are also available from the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov. 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Unless otherwise As a Public Sector Account Manager with Fujitsu between 1997 and 1999, Andrew not only accepted specified, your use of this brochure does not give you permission to copy, redistribute, reproduce or the challenge of resurrecting the failing NHS account, but refocused and reorganized the account, republish, in any form, any information found in the pages of this brochure. Any reader who, without achieving fast turnaround to profitability marked by a 900% growth in turnover from $75,000 to prior written authorization from AmeriLithium, re-transmits, copies or modifies any trademarks may $750,000 per month. violate federal or common law trademark and/or copyright law, and may be subject to legal action. Later, Andrew fulfilled the role of Third Party Supplier Manager for Unilever, leading a large scale Offshore Service Center (OSC) project team of 15 senior managers responsible for 100 employees, successfully delivering the project on time and on budget. Subsequently, he performed a Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Management function related to the project, developing, building, and heading OSC delivery and compliance, managing third-party relationships, and effectively managing a budget of $4.5 M. By 2006, as European IT Procurement Manager, Andrew was responsible for analyzing Unilever Europe’s IT Services spend, identifying opportunities and implementing process improvements and governance across $16 M of IT-related agreements. As Lead Category Manager for IBM, Andrew was responsible for the IT Hardware and IT Services Categories as part of the Unilever Global Strategic Sourcing Account Team, which included negotiations in excess of $40 M. Responsible for reducing external spend and implementing a strategic approach of sourcing, he simultaneously managed multiple procurement projects and worked closely with internal and external customers, contractors, and third party suppliers to build successful business relationships 32
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