MAESTRO VENTURES LTD.
TSX VENTURE : MAP

MAESTRO VENTURES LTD.

August 11, 2008 10:05 ET

Maestro Appoints Hans Rasmussen President

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2008) - Maestro Ventures Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:MAP) (the "Company") is pleased to announce today that Mr. Hans J. Rasmussen has been appointed President of the Company.

Mr. Rasmussen has 24 years experience in the mineral exploration business, including 4 years working for Newmont Exploration in the late 1980's focused on gold exploration along the Carlin Trend, Nevada, and 12 years with the Kennecott-Rio Tinto group focused in the Americas, which also included three years as Country Manager of Argentina and Bolivia. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Rasmussen worked as consultant for a variety of junior exploration companies in Nevada, Argentina and Chile. Since January 2007, Mr. Rasmussen has been President and Chief Operating Officer of Eaglecrest Explorations Ltd. Throughout his career, Mr. Rasmussen has headed numerous exploration programs for gold and copper in the Great Basin. He brings extensive experience from regional project generation to gold, gold-silver, and gold-copper deposit discovery to the Board of Directors of Maestro Ventures Ltd. Mr. Rasmussen received a B.Sc. in Geology and a B.Sc. in Physics in 1985 from Southern Oregon University and a Masters of Science in Geophysics in 1992 from the University of Utah.

Mr. Allan Williams will be stepping down as president of Maestro Ventures Ltd., but will continue in his role as Director. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Williams for his years of service as President.

About Maestro Ventures

Maestro Ventures Ltd. is an exploration company focused on the discovery of high-value precious and base metal deposits in the eastern Great Basin. The Company currently controls mineral title to nine projects in the Great Basin. While the company is focused on expanding the gold resource at its Kings Canyon, Utah project, the new Board of Directors and exploration staff are focused on evaluating and adding high-quality projects to the portfolio. Project generation is focused on two major metal-rich trends that cross the eastern Great Basin.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Kris Kottmeier, CEO, Maestro Ventures Ltd.

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