AuRo Resources Corp.

AuRo Resources Corp.

December 14, 2011 09:00 ET

AuRo Resources Appoints Two Directors to the Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 14, 2011) - AuRo Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ARU)(FRANKFURT:NXP3) reports that at the Company's annual general meeting of shareholders held on Friday, December 9, 2011, shareholders elected Messrs. Mark Lawson, Len Davies, Mario Concha, Evilio Juan Gomez-Garcia (John Gomez), Antonio A. L. Arias and Michael Rodger to serve as directors for the ensuing year. Pursuant to the terms of the White Gold transaction, which closed July 28, 2011, the Board now welcomes two new members, namely:

Mr. Antonio Arias, CGA, who is currently President of ALA Midas Capital Inc., a public venture capital merchant banking firm since 1999. An entrepreneurial financial executive, Mr. Arias has over 25 years of global financial management experience in major industries including mining, oil and gas, high tech, health care and alternative health. As a professional manager, he has held senior financial positions in public companies and was instrumental in raising over $400 million in equity capital and over $300 million in debt capital. Mr. Arias is also a Director of Genview Capital, a capital pool company that listed on the TSX Venture Exchange last May 2011. He also served as CFO of Premier Diagnostic Health Services Inc. from 2010 to 2011 and CFO of Mundoro Mining in 2006; prior thereto, he was Treasurer/Corporate Controller of Sutton Resources in 1999.

Mr. Mike Rodger, who has been a partner of Dig Media Inc. and Nicola Street Capital Inc. since September of 2008, a publishing company and investor relations company, respectively, focused on the exploration and mining industry. Prior thereto, Mr. Rodger was a member of the investor relations team of Longview Capital Partners Inc., now Resinco Capital Partners, from March 2006 to 2008. Mr. Rodger was also previously a Director of White Gold Corporation.

Mr. Ken Thorsen, who has been in the mining industry for over 40 years, and who joined the Board of Directors in October 2008, did not stand for re-election. The Company is indebted to Mr. Thorsen for his years of service and wishes him well in his future endeavors.

About AuRo Resources Corp.

AuRo Resources is a mineral exploration company with major land positions in Colombia's leading gold camps. The Company holds property interests in three of the country's most prolific gold regions in Antioquia, Tolima-Quindio, and Santander-Norte de Santander. AuRo shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ARU. For further information please visit


Mark Lawson, President & CEO

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    President & CEO

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