Jourdan Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : JRN

Jourdan Resources Inc.

December 09, 2009 10:19 ET

Jourdan appoints Yves Grou to the Board of Directors

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 9, 2009) - Jourdan Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:JRN) ("JOURDAN" or the "Company") (www.jourdan.ca) is pleased to announce the nomination of Mr. Yves Grou to the Company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Grou is a Chartered Accountant, receiving his Bachelor in Commerce degree from McGill University. He is a member of the Quebec Institute of Chartered Accountant. He was co-founder in 1980 and a partner until 2004 of Grou, La Salle & Associates CA ("GLA"), based in Montreal (Quebec), an accounting firm offering audit and accounting services, with a strong emphasis to financial and corporate reorganization and the implementation of international corporate structures. The firm grew from two original partners to a staff of over 50. He developed a Business valuation expertise, having several high-profile clients.

At GLA, Mr. Grou coordinated and lead the reverse take-over process related to several public companies, having successfully completed several transactions with mining, oil and gas, telecommunications and medical devices companies of which some were located in France, Cuba, Thailand, West Africa and China. In some cases, he acted as interim CFO to ensure the proper transition. He completed the sale of GLA he co-founded to a major international accounting firm in 2004.

Prior to 1980, Mr. Grou worked with Ernst & Young (Montreal) for 3 years. From 1980 to 2000, Mr. Grou was a part-time professor in the Accounting and Finance Program at McGill University. He also worked with the Federal government in the Procurement Department for the advanced program in financial statement analysis and cost accounting. He sat on the Board of Directors of several public natural resources companies.

Mr. Emilien Seguin, President and CEO of JOURDAN stated "JOURDAN is pleased to have Yves Grou as part of its team. His financial background, including M&A's, financings and corporate governance will be a significant benefit to JOURDAN's future growth potential."

JOURDAN wishes also to announce the resignation of Mr. Andre Audet as Board member. Mr. Audet will remain an independent consultant for the Company. The Board thanks Andre for his support and services during the last 3 years.

About Jourdan Resources Inc.

Jourdan Resources Inc. is a Canadian junior mining exploration company trading under the symbol JRN on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company is focused on the acquisition, exploration, production, development and if, as the case may be, the operation of mining properties in strategic bulk mineable industrial metals (such as Uranium, REE's, Titanium and Phosphates) sectors of eastern Canada. All of the Company's properties are currently at the exploration stage in Quebec's North Shore and Mauricie regions.

Visit the Company's website at www.jourdan.ca. You can download Jourdan's Corporate Summary from www.jourdan.ca/jrn.pdf.

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Contact Information

  • Jourdan Resources Inc.
    Emilien Seguin,
    President and CEO
    450-670-5224
    514-787-1457 (FAX)
    or
    Jourdan Resources Inc.
    Guy Girard,
    VP Finance and Director
    514-798-1290
    514-787-1457 (FAX)
    info@jourdan.ca