SOURCE: Amazonas Florestal Ltd.

January 06, 2016 08:00 ET

Amazonas Florestal Ltd. Names New Officers and Directors, and Outlines 2016 Plans

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2016) - Amazonas Florestal, Ltd. ( (OTC PINK: AZFL), a natural resources company dedicated to innovative, sustainable forest management, the certification and sales of carbon credits, and Industrial Hemp, today announced the appointment of new officers and the naming of new members to its Board of Directors.

The Company announced that it has appointed Nitin Amersey as its new CEO, replacing the interim CEO Ricardo Cortez. Mr. Amersey, with more than 30 years successful experience in the public arena as an officer and director with several concerns in agriculture and natural resources, will also be a member of the Company's Board. Ricardo Cortez remains as Chairman of the Board and Peter (Pepper) W. Stebbins returns to Amazonas Florestal as Chief Operating Officer and as a member of the Board. 

Mr. Cortez stated: "The Company has made substantial progress and is working to becoming fully reporting as soon as possible. We plan on filing our registration statement (form S-1) by February 15th, 2016. I am also very pleased with the return of Pepper Stebbins. He will be instrumental in operating our Brazilian subsidiary, the acquisition of which is now being completed. This enables us to initiate and complete the carbon studies necessary to certify the Carbon Credits available on these properties in 2016. Mr. Amersey completes our management team and is a valuable addition to our Board, directing significant studies and further developing our Industrial Hemp and Wood subsidiaries."

"The Company has completed its audits and signed an Equity Line that will provide funding for its three business lines. It is poised to complete its Registration Statement and become fully reporting in the first quarter of 2016," Mr. Cortez concluded.

JC Ubieto, Director and Company IRO, said, "We continue moving forward and gaining traction, with new and improved management guidance to fulfill opportunities in all of our three business lines. We have engaged E & E Communications, founded and managed by Paul Knopick, to communicate our mission to our current shareholders and future investors. "

About Amazonas Florestal Ltd.

Amazonas Florestal Ltd. is a natural resources company dedicated to innovative, sustainable management of large tracts of land in the rainforests of Amazonas, Brazil, that include the certification and sale of carbon credits and the growth, harvesting, research and development of Industrial Hemp and related products in the U.S.

Headquartered in Miami, FL, Amazonas's goal is to become a leader in sustainable forest management and preservation, creating revenue while protecting the biodiversity of the rainforest ecosystem and enhancing the lives of the people who live in it. Through a strategy of selective harvesting, certification and sale of carbon, biomass and biofuel production, and conservation incentives, Amazonas Florestal Ltd. intends to help protect one of the world's greatest natural resources and show how its preservation can be a profitable activity. Visit the Company at: Web:

Forward Looking Statements

Forward-looking statements in this release regarding Amazonas Florestal Ltd. are made pursuant to the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, continued acceptance of the Company's products, increased levels of competition, new products and technological changes, the Company's dependence upon third-party suppliers, intellectual property rights, and other risks detailed from time to time in the company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

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