VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 11, 2013) - Eagle Star Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EGE)(PINKSHEETS:ELGSF)(FRANKFURT:E6R) ("Eagle Star" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Shane Brown to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Brown is a Partner at Thorsteinssons LLP. His practice focuses on domestic and international tax planning for individuals, trusts, corporations and charities including: estate planning, corporate reorganizations, divisive reorganizations, business structuring, property acquisitions, offshore and cross-borders structures.
Mr. Brown is a regular lecturer for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and other conferences, meetings and courses attended by tax advisors and professionals regarding tax-planning matters. He also teaches courses on Taxation of Trusts, Tax Compliance and Estate Planning.
Throughout his career, Mr. Brown published numerous papers and articles including a 2008 paper for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia entitled "Corporate and Income Tax Issues Relating to Share Rights and Restrictions".
Mr. Brown obtained his Bachelor of Law from the University of British Columbia and has completed the Canadian Accountants International Tax Course. Mr. Brown is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation, The Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of British Columbia.
"The Eagle Star team welcomes its new Director to the board. Mr. Brown's experience and knowledge will prove to be extremely important to the Company moving forward as we plan our next stage of strategic development. Mr. Brown will replace Ms. Jill Leversage as a Director of the board and Head of the Audit Committee effective immediately. Ms. Leversage's contribution has greatly benefited Eagle Star throughout the years and we are certain she will continue to prove extremely instrumental to the Company and its shareholders in her new capacity as Senior Advisor to the Company," commented Eran Friedlander, President & CEO.
The board of directors has approved a grant of incentive stock options to Mr. Brown to purchase an aggregate of 150,000 common shares pursuant to its 2013 stock option plan. All options granted as per this press release will have an exercise price of $0.38 per common share and expire on December 3, 2018.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Eagle Star Minerals Corp is a publicly listed company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of agro-mineral properties in Brazil. Over the past three years, Eagle Star Minerals has strategically grown its' presence in Brazil and continues to focus on maximizing shareholder value by acquiring assets located in geological areas known for proven phosphate mineralization, coupled with good logistics in close proximity to agriculture.
The Company's shares are publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol EGE, on the OTC Pink Sheets under the symbol ELGSF and on Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol E6R.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
EAGLE STAR MINERALS CORP.
Eran Friedlander, President
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