SOURCE: Aurus Corporation

August 21, 2009 15:21 ET

Aurus: New President

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 21, 2009) - AURUS CORP. (PINKSHEETS: AURC) presents the new President of the company, Lvov Andrey Jurevich, born in 1956, Irkutsk, Russian Federation. He received his higher education at the Irkutsk' polytechnic institute in 1978. He has 26 years of operational experience in gold mining. He started as a simple jigger of the gold mining team and later became crew chief and specialist with the geologist responsibilities. He also worked as the chief of the gold mining site, "Majorych," in the Magadan area. Now he is also the General director of the company "RemBurStroj."

"Currently the new team of managers is formulating plans for the strategic development of the company. We will acquire new gold mining assets, reorganization of the structure of assets is also being carried out, and we started negotiations about acquisition of the assets diversification for pharmaceutical orientations. At this time managers are mainly verifying the status of the legal and tax documentations and discussing debt problems with counterparts. Without all of this done I can't see the successfully functioning company," said President Lvov.

Department of public relations: We thank all shareholders who called and sent congratulations to the newly appointed president. Thank you.

About Aurus Corporation

Aurus Corporation is a publicly traded mining holding company with several precious metal properties with over 5 million ounces in gold reserves, trading under the ticker symbol AURC on the US Pinksheets market. Aurus seeks to continue to acquire proven gold and other precious metal reserves in Russia and other emerging countries and operate its mines through joint ventures and/or partnerships.

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