ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, March 27 /CNW/ - BrazMin
Corp. ("BrazMin" or the "Company") (TSX: BZM) is pleased to announce the
appointment of Dr. Fiona Childe as President and CEO, effective March 31,
2007, subject to TSX approval. Mr. Tony Ransom, who has held the position of
President and CEO since inception of the Company, has chosen to retire for
personal reasons. The board thanks Mr. Ransom for his dedication to the
Company and wishes him all the best in his retirement.
Dr. Fiona Childe is an experienced exploration geologist, with over
fifteen years experience in the minerals industry. She has conducted
exploration and research on mineral deposits with an emphasis on gold and base
metal systems in the Americas and Africa, and has authored or co-authored over
20 articles related to geology and mineral deposits. Dr. Childe holds B.Sc.
(Inorganic Chemistry) and M.Sc. (Geology) degrees from McGill University, and
a Ph.D. (Economic Geology) from the Mineral Deposit Research Unit at the
University of British Columbia. She has been a Professional Geoscientist with
the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario since 2002.
Dr. Childe has previously been involved with several public and private
exploration and development companies, including Viceroy Exploration Limited
and AfriOre Limited. She currently holds the position of Vice President,
Corporate Communications with Tau Capital Corp. ("Tau") and will transition
from her role with Tau to her new position with BrazMin.
"On behalf of the board, it is my pleasure to formally welcome Fiona to
the Company," commented Sandra Cowan, Chairman of BrazMin. "Not only does she
have a strong familiarity with BrazMin through her position with Tau, she
brings to the Company an impressive technical background and experience in
many facets of the exploration industry. Under her guidance, the Company
intends to review BrazMin's property portfolio, with a view to maximizing
shareholder value, and aggressively pursue new opportunities."
BrazMin is a TSX-listed company focused on the acquisition, exploration
and advancement of high quality resource projects. The Company currently has a
portfolio of precious metal properties in Brazil. BrazMin has a well-qualified
exploration and management team with extensive experience in exploration and
project management, both within Brazil and worldwide.
BrazMin has a treasury of approximately CDN$10.7M and holds 13,150,000
common shares of Brazauro Resources Corporation, (TSX-V:BZO). The Company has
27,054,222 shares outstanding and 32,006,722 shares fully diluted.
For further information:
For further information: the Company's website at www.brazmin.com; or
contact: Fiona Childe, Ph.D., P.Geo., VP Corporate Communications, Tau Capital
Corp., Tel: (416) 361-9636 x 227, Email: email@example.com