Vena Resources Inc.
FRANKFURT : V1R
TSX : VEM

Vena Resources Inc.

April 15, 2009 08:00 ET

David Bent Joins Vena Resources as VP Exploration

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 15, 2009) - Vena Resources Inc. ("Vena" or "the Company") (TSX:VEM)(LIMA:VEM)(FRANKFURT:V1R) is pleased to announce that David Bent, who has over 30 years of mining experience and extensive knowledge of exploration for base metals, precious metals and uranium in over a dozen countries, has accepted the position of Vice President of Exploration. Mr. Bent has been involved in a number of discoveries including Real de Angeles and Antamina mines. He will oversee Vena and Cameco's uranium exploration in Peru.

Mr. Bent worked for many years with Noranda and for the past five years he was Vice President of Exploration for UNOR Inc. where he has responsible for the uranium exploration program in the Arctic. Prior to joining UNOR, Mr. Bent held senior positions with Newmont Mining and Normandy Mining in Peru.

Juan Vegarra, Chairman and CEO stated:

"David's previous experience in Peru with Newmont and Normany coupled with his uranium expertise make him the ideal candidate to lead our efforts in Peru. David will manage Vena's strategic relationship with Cameco in Peru as well as the polymetallic exploration projects in Puno including Pucara and Esquilache."

For further information on Vena Resources, please visit the Company website at www.venaresources.com or contact: Juan Vegarra - Chairman & CEO - (416) 364-7739, ext. 120 or jvegarra@venaresources.com. Interested parties are also invited to visit the Vena Resources IR Hub at http://www.agoracom.com/ir/venaresources where questions can be posted and responses given the same day, or a review of questions and answers posted by others is available. Alternatively, investors can e-mail questions and correspondence to vem@agoracom.com.

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