VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 2, 2011) - Eagle Star Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EGE)(PINKSHEETS:ELGSF)(FRANKFURT:E6R) ("Eagle Star" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the strengthening of its technical and management team while further expanding its presence in Brazil.
Eagle Star Minerals Corp. is to appoint Mr. Fabio Carvalho de Mendonca to become the company's Exploration Manager and Mr. Patrick Brandreth to the company's Corporate Relations Manager.
Mr. Carvalho de Mendonca brings with him a wealth of experience in the mineral exploration sector including 10 years employment as senior geologist with Xstrata Nickel, Yamana Gold Inc. and Castillian Resources.
His vast experience with the evaluation of mineral deposits, scoping and baseline studies, HSEC and QAQC practices (inc. Six Sigma Green Belt training), combined with extensive knowledge of DNPM (Brazilian Mining Department) policies, prove him an excellent asset to the Eagle Star's team as it moves forward with the development of its assets in Brazil.
Mr. Carvalho de Mendonca has successfully completed his M.Sc at the University of Brasília, a leading Brazilian school for the study of geology.
Mr. Brandreth comes from a background of providing Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Corporate Development services to multiple publically traded companies on the TSX.V including Lucky Strike Resources and Fission Energy. Mr. Brandreth has grown, and continues to maintain a strong network in and around the capital markets. His drive and leadership skills have lead him to the position of director for various public companies and co-founder of Trident Financial - an IR firm based in Vancouver.
Mr. Brandreth's experience in communicating with investors and building up the corporate image through various marketing channels will be key in assisting Eagle Star to get its story across to the investment community and building up shareholder value.
"Eagle Star welcomes the additions of both Mr. Carvalho de Mendonca and Mr. Brandreth to our team. Their strong communication, managerial and interpersonal skills along with their extensive experience in mining (Mr. Carvalho's) and Investor Relations (Mr. Brandreth's) will prove to be highly beneficial to our strategy and the very busy schedule planned for 2012," stated Mr. Eran Friedlander President & CEO.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Eagle Star Minerals Corp. is a Natural Resource company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of agro-mineral properties in Brazil. The Company's shares are publicly traded on the TSX-V under the symbol EGE, on the OTC Pink Sheets under symbol ELGSF and on Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol E6R.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
EAGLE STAR MINERALS CORP.
Eran Friedlander, President