SOURCE: American Lithium Minerals Inc.

September 29, 2009 09:30 ET

American Lithium Minerals Inc. Appoints Former Vice-Chairman of Merrill Lynch Canada, Mr. Hugh Aird, Vice President of Business Development

HENDERSON, NV--(Marketwire - September 29, 2009) - American Lithium Minerals Inc. (OTCBB: AMLM) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Hugh Aird as Vice President of Business Development.

Mr. Aird, former Vice-Chairman of Merrill Lynch Canada, has joined American Lithium Minerals and will head up further Merger and Acquisitions pursuits for the company. Since graduating from Harvard University, Mr. Aird has held numerous top level executive positions throughout the financial industry. He will now work closely with American Lithium Minerals management and the board of directors to help develop and execute the company's growth strategy. "My research tells me that Lithium is the next explosive growth sector and after researching many of the companies in this space I feel very confident that American Lithium Minerals is the best positioned," stated Mr. Aird. "The vast opportunities available for American Lithium Minerals during this all important positioning phase of the rapidly escalating Lithium and Rare Earth minerals industry are exciting to me and I look forward to helping in any way I can."

"We could not be more pleased with Mr. Hugh Aird's decision to join our outstanding management team," said Matthew Markin, President of American Lithium Minerals. "Hugh's tremendous Business Development and Investment Banking experience will be instrumental in ensuring American Lithium Minerals continues to maintain a leadership position."

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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