All Star Minerals plc

December 21, 2011 02:00 ET

Appointment of Director to Newly Acquired Subsidiaries

                                                                                  21 December 2011

                                       All Star Minerals plc
                            ("All Star" or the "Company") (PLUS: ASMO)
                      Appointment of Director to Newly Acquired Subsidiaries

All  Star  Minerals today announces the appointment of Mr Patrick Griffiths as a director  of  its
newly  acquired subsidiaries; Circle Resources Pty Ltd, Jodo Gold Pty Ltd, and Blue Doe  Gold  Pty

Mr  Griffiths  holds  a  BCom (Merit) from the University of New South  Wales,  an  MBA  from  the
University of Sydney and is a member of the National Institute of Accountants (NIA).

Mr  Griffiths  has  experience in a variety of industries ranging from agriculture,  building  and
construction  through to chemicals, finance, manufacturing, mining, quarries  and  technology.  In
particular,  Mr  Griffiths has experience with development business, including at  Wyndham  Estate
Wines, where his involvement ranged from initial investment appraisal and negotiation to providing
on-going financial management and strategic planning support.

Mr  Griffiths' mining industry experience began in 1973 when he completed feasibility  studies  on
extensions  to  the Bass Strait Oil Fields and the exploration of Bonaparte Gulf for  Esso.  Since
then  he  has  completed extensive feasibility studies on the Pilbara Iron Ore Venture,  McCamey's
Monster  in  Western Australia and a Coal Pelletising Plant in Queensland for Hancock  Prospecting
Pty Ltd. He was a Director and then Managing Director of a mining group listed on the Johannesburg
Stock  Exchange, Awande Holdings Limited, with two operating mines and one exploration project  in
Namibia.  In  more recent times Mr Griffiths was a Director and General Manager of the  Australian
based  subsidiaries of AIM-listed Sirius Minerals plc, until he took up his role as  CEO  of  AIM-
listed Strategic Minerals plc.

Patrick's  roles  have  included  managing director, general  manager,  chief  financial  officer,
business advisor and analyst, financial planner and logistics manager.

Patrick Griffiths joins Conrad Windham and Edward Taylor as directors of Circle Resources Pty Ltd,
Jodo Gold Pty Ltd, and Blue Doe Gold Pty Ltd.

Conrad Windham, CEO of All Star Minerals, commented: "I am delighted that Pat has agreed to become
a director of All Star's newly acquired Australian subsidiaries. Pat has a wealth of experience in
the  natural resource sector, and his knowledge will be invaluable to All Star as we endeavour  to
maximise value from this acquisition for shareholders."

The Directors of All Star are responsible for the contents of this announcement.


Conrad Windham, CEO
Telephone: 020 3130 0674

St Helens Capital Partners LLP
Duncan Vasey or Mark Anwyl
Telephone: 020 7368 6959

SVS Securities plc
Ian Callaway or Alex Mattey
Telephone: 020 7638 5600

Threadneedle Communications
Beth Harris/Laurence Read
Telephone: 020 7653 9850

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