East Asia Minerals Corporation

East Asia Minerals Corporation

September 29, 2009 07:57 ET

East Asia Minerals Appoints Michael Nayyar as Chief Financial Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 29, 2009) - East Asia Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:EAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Nayyar, CA as Chief Financial Officer, effective September 1, 2009. Mr. Nayyar has more than 15 years of financial strategy and operational experience in a number of industries, including mining and exploration.

"We are very pleased to welcome Michael to our senior management team," stated Michael Hawkins, President and CEO of East Asia Minerals Corporation. "Michael is an accomplished individual whose accounting skills, business experience and enthusiasm will be an asset to East Asia as we continue to grow."

Mr. Nayyar began his career in public practice with an international accounting firm providing assurance, business advisory and taxation services to private and public clients. Since leaving public practice, Mr. Nayyar has gained significant experience with public company accounting and financial reporting for Canadian and US companies. In addition, he has consulted on initial public offerings, corporate re-organizations and business advisory assignments for various clients. Mr. Nayyar is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.

In his role as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Nayyar will be responsible for the accounting, financial management and regulatory affairs of the Company.

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. Two of these, the Sangihe (Binebase-Bawone) and Barisan 1 (Abong) gold projects, are being advanced to define NI43-101 compliant resources. The Company owns eleven uranium properties, including the advanced Ingiin-Nars, Ulaan Nuur and Enger uranium projects, four phosphate properties, and a 75% interest in the Khok Adar copper oxide discovery in Mongolia. East Asia currently has 66,014,122 shares outstanding. Its shares are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "EAS".

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