CuCo Resources Limited

CuCo Resources Limited

April 19, 2011 12:50 ET

CuCo Resources Limited Announces Appointment of New Board Member: John A. Brough

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 19, 2011) - CuCo Resources Limited ("CuCo") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John A. Brough to CuCo's Board of Directors. Mr. Brough brings to the board over 30 years of experience in the mining and real estate sectors. He is a seasoned accounting and finance executive, having served in many significant executive and independent board roles with a particular emphasis on auditing and governance standards.

Mr. Brough has been an independent director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Human Resource, Compensation and Nominating Committee of Kinross Gold Corp. since January 1994. He is also an independent director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Silver Wheaton Corp. since October 2004. Mr. Brough was also an independent director and a member of the Audit Committee of Quadra Mining Ltd from May 2007 to 2010. He has been an independent director and a member of the Audit Committee of TransGlobe REIT since it went public in May 2010, also holding the position of Chairman of the Governance, Compensation and Nominating Committee. Mr. Brough also acts as an independent director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust ("CREIT") since May 2008 and First National Financial Income Fund since June 2006.

Mr. Brough retired as President of Torwest Inc. and Wittington Properties Limited, December 31, 2007, positions he had held since 1998. Previously, he had served Markborough Properties Limited, as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1986 to 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He has graduated from the Director's Education Program at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Al Gourley, CuCo's chairman, stated: "We welcome John to the Board and are looking forward to accessing his expertise and benefiting from his substantial experience. We are confident that he will help the company as we move into our development phase of growth."

"I look forward to being a Director of CuCo Resources Limited and I am pleased to become an active participant in guiding the growth of this exciting company," Mr. Brough said.

About CuCo Resources Limited – CuCo Resources Limited is focused on copper and cobalt production and exploration in the Katanga Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), one of the most prolific copper-bearing regions of the world. The Company's portfolio of 23 projects includes a world-class copper / cobalt asset in the development phase, as well as a pipeline of other projects providing longer term development opportunities. CuCo Resources is a private company with offices in Toronto, Canada. For more information, visit our website at www.cucoresources.com.

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