Eco Oro Minerals Announces Appointment of Paul Robertson as Chief Financial Officer

TSX: EOM

VANCOUVER, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Eco Oro Minerals Corp. ("Eco Oro" or the "Company") (TSX: EOM) is pleased to announce that Paul Robertson has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective immediately.

Mr. Robertson has over fifteen years of accounting, auditing, and tax experience including working with Ernst & Young from 1999 to 2005. Currently, he is the managing partner of Quantum Advisory Partners LLP, a professional services firm dedicated to assisting publicly listed companies with their financial reporting, taxation and regulatory requirements. Mr. Robertson holds a BA from the University of Western Ontario (1993) and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation from the British Colombian Institute of Chartered Accountants (1997). He was previously CFO of the Company from September 1, 2011 to January 14, 2013.

"I am pleased to welcome Mr. Robertson to the management team. Paul has contributed significantly to Eco Oro in the past and he brings a wealth of expertise to the Company at a time when a cost reduction program is underway." commented João Carrelo, CEO & President of Eco Oro.

Company Profile

Eco Oro Minerals Corp. is a publicly-traded precious metals exploration and development company with a portfolio of projects in Colombia. Eco Oro has been focused on its wholly-owned, multi-million ounce Angostura gold-silver deposit, located in northeastern Colombia, for over 18 years during which time it has invested over $230 million in the project's development and in that of the surrounding communities.

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SOURCE Eco Oro Minerals Corp.

For further information: please visit the Company's website at www.eco-oro.com or contact: João Carrelo, President & CEO, Tel: +1 604 682 8212, TF: 1 855 682 8212; James Atherton, VP Legal & Corporate Secretary, Tel: +1 604 682 8212, TF: 1 855 682 8212