San Marco Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SMN

San Marco Resources Inc.

September 03, 2009 09:49 ET

San Marco Resources Announces Mr. Stuart (Tookie) Angus as Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 3, 2009) - San Marco Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SMN) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. R. Stuart (Tookie) Angus, LL.B as a Director.

Tookie Angus is an independent business advisor to the mining industry. He was most recently Managing Director - Mergers & Acquisitions for Endeavour Financial. Prior to joining Endeavour he was a partner at the Canadian law firm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin and headed that firm's Global Mining Group. For over 30 years, Mr. Angus has focused on significant international exploration, development and mining ventures, and all aspects of their structuring and finance.

Mr. Angus is also Chair of Nevsun Resources Ltd. and Tirex Resources Ltd. and a founding Director of Plutonic Power Corporation. As well he is a director of a number of resource companies including South Gobi Energy Resources Ltd. and Ventana Gold Corp. He was a director of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. from inception until June 2005, a director of Canico Resource Corp. until completion of a takeover by CVRD and a director of Bema Gold until completion of a takeover by Kinross. He was also Chair of the Board of BC Sugar Refinery Limited.

Mr. Robert Willis, Chairman, states; "We are delighted to have Mr. Angus join the San Marcos Board. His expertise, along with our other board members, creates a team which will allow San Marco to be in the forefront of discovery and development of mineral properties in our areas of focus."

ABOUT SAN MARCO RESOURCES INC.

San Marco Resources Inc. is a Tier 2 natural resource company on the TSX Venture Exchange, trading symbol SMN, with 14,142,329 shares issued. Its 100% owned Alwin Copper Mine is located in south-central British Columbia, 18 kilometres west of the town of Logan Lake and contiguous to the Highland Valley Copper mine operated by Teck Resources Ltd. which has an annual production of 160,000 tonnes of copper.

On Behalf of the Board,

Robert D. Willis

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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