NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2011 /CNW/ - Diamond Discoveries International Corp.
(OTCQB: DMDD), a U.S company focusing on chromium, platinum group
elements (PGE) and gold exploration on it's 100% owned Caribou Property
in Thetford Mines, Quebec is pleased to announce that Christopher
Ecclestone has been appointed VP of Business Development as well as
becoming a member of the Board of Directors.
Mr Ecclestone is a Principal and mining strategist at Hallgarten &
Company in New York. In this capacity he also provides the services of
independent mining strategist for Knight Capital Americas,L.P. In
addition, he is the CEO/Director of Mediterranean Resources (TSX:MNR),
a gold & polymetallic exploration company listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange, with properties in Turkey.
Prior to founding Hallgarten & Company in 2003 he was the head of
research at an economic thinktank in New Jersey which he had joined in
2001. Before moving to the U.S., he was the founder and head of
research at the esteemed Argentine equity research firm, Buenos Aires
Trust Company, from 1991 until 2001.Prior to his arrival in Argentina,
he worked in London beginning in 1985 as a corporate finance and
equities analyst and as a freelance consultant on the restructuring of
the securities industry. Earlier he worked for the Federal and State
governments in Australia. He is a native of Melbourne, Australia. He
graduated in 1981 from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Mr Ecclestone has appeared as a guest on CNBC and BNN for his expertise
on the global commodities industry.
"I am quite excited by the chromium potential of properties owned by
Diamond Discoveries in the Thetford Mines region of Quebec" said Mr
Ecclestone "I believe I can assist the company in moving the project
About Diamond Discoveries International Corp.
Diamond Discoveries International Corp. is a U.S. exploration company
with offices in New York, NY and Thetford Mines, Quebec. Since
inception it has been focused on diamonds, chromium, PGE (platinum,
palladium and rhodium) and gold. In June of 2008 the company received a
NI 43-101 technical report on its 100% owned Caribou Property, Thetford
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forward-looking statements within the meaning of securities laws that
involves risks and uncertainties. Although the company believes the
expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on
reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurances that its expectations
will be achieved. Factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from expectations include the effects of general economic
conditions, actions by government authorities, uncertainties associated
with contract negotiations, additional financing requirements, market
acceptance of the Company's products and competitive pressures. These
factors and others are more fully discussed in company filings with
U.S. securities regulatory authorities.
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