Firebird Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : FIX

March 21, 2011 09:20 ET

Firebird Resources (FIX-V) Welcomes David Doherty and Nick Watters as Strategic Advisors to the Company

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 21, 2011) - Firebird Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:FIX) ("Firebird") (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has made two significant appointments and has established an Advisory Board to assist the Company in positioning itself as a dominant player in the South Carolina, Haile-Brewer Gold Trend.

Mr. Doherty brings over 14 years of investment and finance experience to the Corporation. Mr. Doherty is Founder and President of Inform Capital Corp., offering merchant banking and Corporate Advisory services to a number of companies across many sectors. Prior to founding Inform capital, he was an investment advisor with Canaccord Capital for 10 years, Canada's largest independent securities dealer covering the North American capital markets specializing in developing, restructuring, and financing Venture and Natural Resource companies. Mr. Doherty holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Simon Fraser University, with a major in finance. Mr. Doherty is currently VP of Corporate Development for CuOro Resources Corp. (CUA-TSXV), a Director of Doca Capital Corp., and was a founding member of Dagilev Capital (now Astur Gold (AST-TSXV)).

Mr. Watters is a co-founder of Canaco Resources Inc. (CAN-TSXV) and was appointed to Director Business Development of Canaco in December 2010. He was an intricate part of the Canaco's growth, particularly in the raising of close to $50 million since inception. He is an independent businessman and has worked within the financial community since 1995. Beginning his career in the corporate communications field, he has worked with several public and private companies in a wide variety of sectors. Mr. Watters has also served on the Boards of several public companies.

Thomas R. Tough, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated: "We are delighted to have Mr. Doherty and Mr. Watters join the newly established advisory board of the company. Their financial and technical track record with junior companies has earned them a respected position in the mining industry. Their experience and contacts will prove extremely valuable for the strategic development of the Company."

On Behalf of the Board

Thomas R. Tough, P.Eng., President and Director

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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  • Firebird Resources Inc.
    Thomas R. Tough, P. Eng.
    President
    604-946-0787