October 08, 2009 09:00 ET

American Lithium Minerals Appoints Top Lithium Industry Executive, Ms. Judy Baker as President and CEO

HENDERSON, NV--(Marketwire - October 8, 2009) - American Lithium Minerals Inc. (OTCBB: AMLM) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors today appointed Ms. Judy Baker as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective immediately. As part of the appointment, Ms. Baker will also be joining the Board of Directors.

Ms. Baker will replace Mr. Matthew Markin as President. Mr. Markin who will continue as the Chairman of the Board of Directors commented, "We are extremely pleased that Ms. Baker has chosen American Lithium Minerals. Her successful track record and years of know-how will definitely accelerate our developmental time lines," Mr. Markin continued, "Judy's experience in building and positioning mining/mineral exploration companies and her knowledge of the world wide lithium industry will be an enormous benefit to executing our initiative to become a major participant in the lithium and rare earth minerals industry."

Ms. Baker has a long and successful track record in the mining/mineral exploration business and associated equity markets. Most recently Ms. Baker was the President, CEO and a director of Canada Lithium Corp., Ms. Baker was instrumental in restructuring the company and strategically positioning it into the forefront of the international lithium business. During her 20-month tenure the company's market cap grew from $5 million to over $30 million, an over 600% increase. Ms. Baker stated, "I am very pleased to join the incredible team here at American Lithium Minerals, I feel very confident that we have the opportunity to make American Lithium Minerals a significant influence in this space."

Ms. Baker holds an Honours B.Sc. Geological Engineering in Mineral Resources Exploration and a M.B.A., and has seventeen years of experience in the mining and mineral exploration sector including equity analysis, fund management and exploration and mining company activity.

About American Lithium Minerals

American Lithium Minerals Inc. is an early stage lithium exploration company engaged in evaluating, developing and acquiring lithium projects, with a focus on the USA.

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