Centurion Minerals Ltd.

Centurion Minerals Ltd.

November 22, 2010 08:00 ET

Centurion Minerals Appoints Mr. Thomas Mulja as Chief Operating Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 22, 2010) - Centurion Minerals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CTN) ("Centurion" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Thomas Mulja, Ph.D., P. Geo, as Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective January 1, 2011.

With approximately 20 years of experience in the mineral industry, Mr. Mulja's professional career covers both technical and administrative responsibilities. His field of expertise is intrusion-related metallic mineral deposits. He is currently a consultant with Indonesian resource companies, one of which is PT Sigma Mineral Exploration, Centurion's partner that is managing exploration work programs on the Company's gold properties in Aceh Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. Mr. Mulja will be responsible for overseeing those programs as well as participating in the Company's strategic planning.

For four and half years, Mr. Mulja worked with East Asia Minerals Corporation, where he was responsible for the acquisition and renewal of the exploration permits of all projects in Indonesia, including the project that hosts the Miwah gold deposit in Aceh. In addition, his main role included liaising with the local stakeholders and Indonesian authorities, and managing the general operations for East Asia Minerals in Indonesia. Previously, Mr. Mulja worked in various capacities as a geologist exploring for epithermal gold and porphyry copper-gold prospects for several international mining and exploration companies including Minorca Resources Inc. and Barrick Gold Corporation in Indonesia.

Mr. Mulja was born in Indonesia and earned a Ph.D. degree in economic geology from McGill University in Montreal. He remains active in ore deposit research and has co-authored several peer-reviewed publications on mineral deposits and exploration. Mr. Mulja is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia, and is a Qualified Person pursuant to National Instrument 43-101.

"We are delighted to have Thomas join our team," said Alfred Lenarciak, Chairman of Centurion. "His Indonesian contacts and experience in northern Sumatra, combined with his extensive knowledge of mineral deposits will be invaluable to our corporate development activities."


Centurion is a Canadian-based company focused on the procurement, exploration and development of gold and other precious metal projects in Indonesia.

On Behalf of the Board,

David G. Tafelm President and CEO

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