Brionor Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : BNR

Brionor Resources Inc.

February 26, 2010 09:37 ET

Michael J Byron and Thomas Pladsen Join the Board of Brionor

ST-BRUNO, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 2010) - Brionor Resources Inc. ("BRIONOR" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:BNR) is pleased to announce that Michael J Byron and Thomas Pladsen have joined the Board of Directors of the Corporation.

Michael Byron is replacing Denis Simoneau who has stepped down as a Director of the Company to concentrate on other activities. Over the years, Dr. Byron has developed a wide domestic and international experience within mineral exploration companies as well as government and educational institutions. He has a proven track record in northern Ontario of building up gold resources through exploration with TSX and TSX-V listed companies such as Aurora Platinum Corp. and Lake Shore Gold Corp. He is currently President and CEO of Merc International Minerals Inc., a TSX-V listed mining exploration company.

Mr. Thomas Pladsen has extensive experience in corporate finance and financial reporting for public and private companies. Mr. Pladsen received his Chartered Accountant designation with KPMG LLP in Toronto in the mid 1980s and has since held various financial positions with TSX listed, TSX-V listed and private mining and technology companies. These positions include CFO of Katanga Mining Limited from 2004 to 2006, CFO of Andina Minerals Inc. from 2005 to 2008 and CFO of Merc International Minerals Inc. since December 2008. Mr. Pladsen has also done some consulting work for several TSX-V listed junior mining companies. Mr. Pladsen holds a BBA degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, is a director of Merc International Minerals, Northfield Capital Corporation, Hosted Data Transaction Solutions Inc. and White Pine Resources Inc.

Robert Ayotte, President and CEO of BRIONOR stated: "we welcome the addition of Mike and Tom to our board, their appointments add depth and experience in areas of geology and exploration, as well as additional capability in finance and capital markets".

Furthermore, BRIONOR also announces the granting of 1,550,000 stock options to Directors, Officers and Consultants to acquire shares of the Company at $0.15 in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Company's Stock Option Plan. The Options are valid for a period of 5 years.

Brionor is a junior mining exploration company with a portfolio of exploration projects including the 100% owned Pitt Gold Project in Quebec.

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