VANCOUVER, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Eco Oro Minerals Corp. ("Eco Oro" or the "Company") (TSX: EOM) announces that its board of directors has appointed Anna Stylianides as the Company's Interim President & CEO. Ms. Stylianides replaces Joao Carrelo as the Company's President & CEO, whose agreement with the Company came to the end of its term and has not been renewed. Mr. Carrelo has also resigned as a director of Eco Oro.
"The Company wishes to thank Mr. Carrelo for his contribution to Eco Oro as President & CEO and wishes him well in his future endeavors." said Ms. Stylianides.
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.
The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release
SOURCE: Eco Oro Minerals Corp.
For further information: Please visit the Company's website at www.eco-oro.com or contact: Anna Stylianides, Interim President & CEO, Tel: +1 604 682 8212, TF: 1 855 682 8212; James Atherton, Corporate Secretary, Tel: +1 604 682 8212, TF: 1 855 682 8212