All Star Minerals plc
LSE : ASMO

May 17, 2012 05:10 ET

Appointment of Technical Director

                                                                                       17 May 2012
                                                                         GB00B12T7004/GBP/PLUS-exn
                                                 
                                       All Star Minerals plc
                                                 
                                 Appointment of Technical Director

All  Star  Minerals plc("All Star" or the "Company), the PLUS-quoted natural resource  exploration
and  investment company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Jan-Ola Larsson as Technical
Director with immediate effect.

Dr  Larsson holds a geology degree from Uppsala University and a PhD in geochemistry from Imperial
College of Science and Technology, London University. He has over 30 years of varied experience in
Canada,  Brazil and Sweden. Previous positions held by Dr Larsson include Head of Geochemistry  at
the Geological Survey of Sweden, LKAB Exploration Company, and Barringer Research Ltd, as well  as
Exploration Manager for Tetron Mineracao S/A, and North Star Diamonds AB. Dr Larsson is  currently
the Technical Director of AIM-listed Beowulf Mining plc and a director of Wayland Copper Ltd.

No  additional information relating to Dr Larsson falls to be disclosed pursuant to  Rule  71  and
paragraph 18 of Appendix 1 of the PLUS Rules for Issuers.

Dr  Larsson currently holds 1,000,000 share options in the Company, which are exercisable in whole
or in part at 0.5p any time up to 31 December 2015.

Conrad  Windham, CEO of All Star, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Jan to the  board  of  All
Star.  Jan identified all three of the Company's exploration projects in Sweden, and has  overseen
their  development  ever  since. Jan's technical skills and knowledge of the  mining  industry  in
Sweden will prove invaluable as we develop the Swedish projects in the coming months."

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

ENQUIRIES:

ALL STAR MINERALS PLC
Conrad Windham, CEO
Telephone: 020 3130 0674
E-mail: c.windham@allstarminerals.com
Website: www.allstarminerals.com

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

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

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

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