American Consolidated Minerals Corporation
TSX VENTURE : AJC

American Consolidated Minerals Corporation

June 05, 2009 16:37 ET

American Consolidated Minerals Corporation: William Sheriff Appointed Chairman

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 5, 2009) - American Consolidated Minerals Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AJC) announces the appointment of William Sheriff of Vancouver, British Columbia, as Chairman and director of the Company.

Mr. Sheriff is an accomplished mining entrepreneur with over 30 years experience in the mineral exploration and development business and was a co-founder of Energy Metals Corporation and the driving force behind the formation of Golden Predator Mines Inc. To date, Mr. Sheriff has raised in excess of $125 million for projects under his leadership.

As the founder and past-President of Platoro West Inc., a private company, he was widely acknowledged to be a leading precious metals prospect developer in the Western United States; in addition he amassed the largest uranium resource package ever in the United States. Mr. Sheriff also compiled and currently owns one of the largest privately-held mining databases in the world.

Mr. Sheriff has held various positions within the securities industry for A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc., Mitchum Jones & Templeton Inc. and for his own securities investment firm. He previously held various securities registrations including Series 3, Series 4, Series 7, Series 8 and Series 63 in addition to having been a registered investment advisor in the United States.

Mr. Sheriff received his B.Sc. in Geology from Fort Lewis College, Colorado and conducted graduate studies at the University of Texas-El Paso in Mining Geology and Mineral Economics.

"We welcome Bill Sheriff to our Board and our management team," said Al Fabbro President of the Company, "and are certain American Consolidated and its shareholders will benefit tremendously under his stewardship."

American Consolidated is dedicated to the principles of environmentally sound mining practices and believes that environmental stewardship and mining can co-exist.

For details on the Company and its properties, visit the Company's website at www.americanconsolidatedminerals.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD:

Al Fabbro, President & Director

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information