CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 15 /CNW/ - Diamond Fields International
Ltd. (DFI:TSX) ("DFI" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment
of Ian Ransome as Chief Operating Officer. He was born in Singapore and
educated in the United Kingdom, where he obtained his B.Sc. (Hons) degree in
geology from Oxford Brookes University. He subsequently undertook post
graduate studies for M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Cape Town,
South Africa, prior to working as a consultant in the mineral exploration
Ian brings to the Company over 12 years of exploration management
experience in the African theatre, including over five years experience in
West Africa, where he has worked in Sierra Leone, the Republic of Guinea,
Liberia and Benin, primarily in diamond and gold exploration. During the last
year, Ian has worked as a consultant for the Company, where he has been
responsible for developing DFI's onshore exploration programs in Liberia,
Madagascar and Zambia, assessment of potential projects as well as in day to
day management of the company.
DFI's Board of Directors believes that Ian's outstanding skills and
experience are going to be of significant benefit in the Company's development
and also considers that this appointment will strengthen management and ensure
continuity within the organisation.
DATED November 15, 2007.
DIAMOND FIELDS INTERNATIONAL LTD.
"Roger J. Daniel"
Roger J. Daniel, President and CEO
Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements are
subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific factors
identified in Diamond Fields' periodic filings with Canadian Securities
Regulators. Such forward-looking information represents management's best
judgment based on information currently available. No forward-looking
statement can be guaranteed and actual future results may vary materially.
Diamond Fields does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking
For further information:
For further information: Roger Daniel at +27 21 425 1990, Website: