VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Jun. 1, 2010 (Marketwire) -- Acero-Martin Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AMG)(FRANKFURT:AMX) ("Acero-Martin" or the "Company") is please to announce that Mr. Dennis B Goldstein has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors replacing Donald Wedman.
Dennis B. Goldstein is a practicing natural resources lawyer in San Francisco, California with 37 years' experience in the mining business, including 26 years with Homestake Mining Company, a New York Stock Exchange listed, international gold mining company. When Homestake was purchased by Barrick Gold Corporation in 2001 for $3.34 billion CDN, he was Vice-President and Corporate Counsel. Mr. Goldstein is the Lead Director of FX Energy Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company active in Poland. He has served on FX Energy Inc.'s Board of Directors since 1999. In addition to Lead Director, he currently is chairman of FX Energy Inc.'s Nomination and Governance Committee and member of its Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Goldstein is a graduate of Brown University, Stanford University Law School, and Executive Program of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the California and the American Bar Associations and speaks Spanish and Italian.
The Company would like to thank Mr. Wedman for the valuable insights and experience he made available to the Company during his tenure as a Board member and he will continue to consult to the Company in relation to its Yukon Property.
The Company also wishes to announce the appointment of Mr. Neil Downey as Vice President of Exploration.
Mr. Downey is an exploration geologist with over 30 years of mineral exploration experience in gold, uranium and base metals. He has planned and implemented multi-faceted exploration programs from the grass roots level to resource definition resulting in producing mines. Mr. Downey is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick with BSc. Honours, Geology.
This news release was prepared on behalf of the Board of Directors, which accepts full responsibility for its contents.
On behalf of the Board:
Michael C. Scholz, Chairman and Director ACERO-MARTIN EXPLORATION INC.
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