GeoGlobal Resources Inc.

GeoGlobal Resources Inc.

June 11, 2012 17:00 ET

GeoGlobal Announces Election of A New Director

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2012) - GeoGlobal Resources Inc. ("GeoGlobal" or the "Company") (NYSE:GGR) announced earlier today that it has expanded its Board of Directors to six persons following the appointment of Mr. Eli Cohen.

Mr. Cohen has served as Executive Vice President of the Israel Land Development Company ("ILDC") since July 2009. From July 2007 to July 2009, he was ILDC's Vice President of Investment and Business Development. Prior to joining ILDC, he was the head of the Corporate Division with Standard and Poor's Israel (Maalot). Mr. Cohen currently holds and has held directorships within both private and publicly traded companies such as: Ma'arriv-Modi'in Publishing House Ltd., Israel Land Development Malls and Shopping Centers Ltd., Optima Promotions and Investment Management 66 Ltd., The Israel Land Development Company - Utilities, Ltd., The Israel Land Development Company - National Treasures Ltd., Emanuelle Energy Ltd., Arielle Gas and Oil Explorations Ltd., ILDC, Ma'arriv Holdings Ltd., Israel Land Development Hotels Ltd., and Rapid Vision Ltd. Mr. Cohen has a Master of Science - Business Administration, majoring in Finance and Accounting from Tel Aviv University, a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Tel Aviv University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Management from Open University. Mr. Cohen is also a Certified Public Accountant.

"Eli Cohen has extensive business and financial experiences complimented with specific regional expertise," said David D. Conklin, Chairman of GeoGlobal. "His guidance will be invaluable as we prepare to drill the first of two wells on the Myra and Sara licenses."

About GeoGlobal

GeoGlobal Resources Inc., headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a U.S. publicly traded oil and gas company, which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the pursuit of petroleum and natural gas in high potential exploration targets through exploration and development in India, Israel and Colombia.

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