East Asia Minerals Corporation

East Asia Minerals Corporation

May 03, 2011 08:00 ET

East Asia Minerals Announces Change in Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) -East Asia Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:EAS) announces the appointment of Greg Clark as a director of the Company. Mr. Clark is the Chief Executive Officer of Mincom Pty. Ltd., a world leader in software and services for the mining sector. He brings over 23 years' experience in advanced logistics, supply chain management, security, online operations, and enterprise-scale applications. During his career, Mr. Clark has successfully grown two start-up tech companies into significant global brands.

Prior to his appointment at Mincom, Mr. Clark was President and Chief Executive Officer of E2open, a leader in ERP-agnostic global supply chain applications. During his tenure, Greg took E2open from an early start-up into a market-leading solutions provider supporting over 15,000 international customers.

Greg was an IBM Distinguished Engineer and Vice President at IBM's Tivoli Systems, Inc., where was instrumental in defining and selling IBM security and management products. Before joining IBM, he founded the security software firm, Dascom, Inc., and led the acquisition of the company by IBM Corporation in 1999. He has previously held senior roles with international IT companies, AT&T UNIX System Laboratories and Stallion Technologies.

"Greg is a well respected and successful business figure whose contacts in the mining industry and within business circles in the Asia Pacific region can be of great benefit to EAS as we advance the Miwah project", commented Michael Hawkins, President and CEO of East Asia Minerals, "We are delighted to have Greg on the EAS BoD as we continue to expand our business and aggressively pursue our several growth strategies."

East Asia Minerals Corporation also announces the resignation of Darren Pylot as a director of the Company, in order that he may focus on other business objectives. The Company thanks Mr. Pylot for his services throughout its many advances over the years. Mr. Pylot has brought valuable experience and insights to the Company, and his contributions to the Board of Directors are appreciated.

About East Asia Minerals Corporation
East Asia Minerals (TSX VENTURE:EAS) is an Asian-based, Canadian mineral exploration company with gold and copper exploration properties in Indonesia, and uranium exploration properties in Mongolia. In Indonesia the Company has a 70 to 85% interest in six advanced gold and gold-copper properties located in Aceh Province, Sumatra, and Sangihe Island, North Sulawesi. The Company owns seven uranium properties, including the advanced Ingiin-Nars, Ulaan Nuur and Enger uranium projects, and two phosphate properties in Mongolia. East Asia currently has 77,612,372 shares outstanding. Its shares are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "EAS".

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