May 19, 2009 09:44 ET

Maestro Appoints Mr. Allan J. Marter to Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2009) - Maestro Ventures Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:MAP) ("Maestro") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Allan J. Marter to the board of directors. Mr. Marter brings with him over 30 years of experience in mining and public company management and finance.

Mr. Marter is currently a director of TSX-listed Minera Andes Inc. He also served for seven years as Chief Financial Officer of Golden Star Resources Ltd. and was directly involved in growing Golden Star from an exploration company to an emerging mid-tier gold producer. While at Golden Star he was responsible for numerous financings and acquisitions. Mr. Marter was also was a director of Endeavour Financial Inc., a company that offered financial advice to the mining industry. Mr. Marter is currently a director of Franconia Minerals Corporation.

Most recently, Mr. Marter was chairman of the board of EURO Resources S.A. which was taken over by IAMGOLD Corporation.

Maestro also announced today that Mr. Hamish Greig will be stepping down from the company's board of directors. Maestro wishes to thank Mr. Greig for his years of service to the company.

About Maestro Ventures

Maestro Ventures Ltd. is an exploration company focused on the discovery of high-value precious and base metal deposits in the eastern Great Basin, where it currently controls mineral title to four projects. While the company is planning on expanding the gold resource at its Kings Canyon, Utah project, the board of directors and exploration staff are working to add high-quality projects to its portfolio. Project generation is focused on two major metal-rich trends that cross the eastern Great Basin.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Kris Kottmeier, CEO, Maestro Ventures Ltd.

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