International Minerals Corporation
FRANKFURT : MIW
TSX : IMZ
Swiss : IMZ

International Minerals Corporation

July 09, 2007 08:30 ET

International Minerals Announces Wendy Yang as VP Investor Relations

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2007) - International Minerals Corporation ("IMC") (TSX:IMZ)(SWX:IMZ)(FRANKFURT:MIW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Wendy Yang as Vice President, Investor Relations for IMC, effective August 6, 2007.

Ms. Yang was most recently employed by Queenstake Resources as Vice President, Investor Relations and brings to IMC 20 years of varied investor relations and corporate communications experience in financial marketing with mining companies ranging from emerging juniors to major companies, including Newmont Mining, Santa Fe Gold, Amax Gold, Stillwater Mining and Golden Star Resources.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon and an MBA from Colorado State University. Wendy is also a Board member of the Denver Gold Group, a gold industry trade group, which organizes the world's leading gold investment forum annually in Denver.

With respect to Ms. Yang's appointment, IMC's President and CEO, Stephen Kay said, "Filling the role of a committed, proactive Investor Relations person with extensive contacts in the investment sector is one of the most difficult tasks to accomplish these days in the mining industry, and therefore the Board is extremely pleased to welcome an individual of Wendy's caliber to the IMC team. Wendy, in addition to bringing a wealth of experience in her primary field, also brings an added dimension to IMC with her strong leadership and management skills in corporate development, which will be a great attribute as IMC transitions from an exploration company to a production company starting this year at the Pallancata silver mine in Peru."

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Stephen J. Kay, President and CEO

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