Andean Resources Ltd.
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Andean Resources Ltd.

June 11, 2008 17:01 ET

Andean Resources Hires Director of Investor Relations

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2008) - Andean Resources Ltd ("Andean" or the "Company") (TSX:AND)(ASX:AND) is pleased to announce that effective immediately, it has hired Ms. Krista Muhr as its Director of Investor Relations. In this Toronto-based role, Ms. Muhr will have the primary responsibility of overseeing all global stakeholder communications and further expanding the Andean shareholder base.

Ms. Muhr most recently managed the Investor Relations function for Meridian Gold, prior to its acquisition by Yamana Gold Inc. Ms. Muhr holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Enterprise Development and Management from Ryerson Polytechnic University, in addition to having completed the Canadian Securities Courses and the United States Series 7 and 63 securities examinations.

Andean Resources Chief Executive Officer, Wayne Hubert, commented, "The hire of Krista further bolsters the credentials of Andean Resources as we advance to becoming a gold producer. I am pleased to have her join our team, as her experience in the Investor Relations sector over the years and specific expertise in communications will be a major asset for us moving forward."

Andean has made a number of key appointments since the beginning of the year, including the most recent appointment of Stabro Kasaneva as the Vice President of Operations.

Andean Resources Ltd is an emerging Australian and Toronto listed gold explorer searching for precious metals in the Andes, with four large property positions in the Patagonia. Andean's website can be found at www.andean.com.au and questions can be sent to krista.muhr@andeangold.com or by calling 647.330.1478.

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