SOURCE: Aurus Corporation

August 13, 2009 15:13 ET

AURUS: The Board of Directors

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 13, 2009) - AURUS CORP (PINKSHEETS: AURC) announces that Mr. Lvov Andrey Jurevich has been appointed as the new President of the company. Mr. Jurevich received his higher education from Irkutsk polytechnical institute. He has extensive experience within the prospecting and gold mining enterprises of the Magadan region since 1976; specialization -- the geologist, the mountain master, the chief of a site, the general director, the president of the companies -- STELSGEO LLC, Sosnovgeologija, SevVostGeologija, "RemBurStroj." Ms. Alexandra Korogod was appointed as the chief financial officer of the company. Her higher education was received from Murmansk State Technical University (speciality -- "the Finance and the credit"), the Saint-Petersburg State Engineering-Economic University (speciality -- "the Finance and the credit", specialization -- "Banking"), School Embassy ILAC (Toronto, Canada). Her operational experience: KB "Monchebank," Murmansk; KB "GUTA-BANK," Saint-Petersburg (department of the currency control). Now she lives in Toronto, Canada.

The basis for the specified personnel changes: RESOLUTION OF THE MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF AURUS CORPORATION from August 2, 2009.

More detailed information will be presented on the company site.

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 counties and operate its mines through joint ventures and/or partnerships.

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