Pershimco Resources Inc.

Pershimco Resources Inc.

April 05, 2011 08:30 ET

Pershimco Appoints Serge Biron to Lead the Pershimco Exploration Team in Latin America

ROUYN-NORANDA, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 5, 2011) - PERSHIMCO RESOURCES INC. (the "Corporation" or "Pershimco") (TSX VENTURE:PRO) (FRANKFURT:BIZ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Serge Biron to the position of General Manager Latin America, based in Chitré, Panama. Mr Biron will principally lead Pershimco's exploration efforts in Panama on the Cerro Quema Gold-Copper Project. 

Mr. Biron has over 40 years of mineral exploration experience in Canada and internationally in Africa and South America. His experience includes management of major exploration projects for several companies including Anglo American Corporation, Anglo Gold Corporation of South Africa and Barrick Gold, leading to numerous discovery including the 20 million ounces Kibali/Doko Gold Deposit in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He was until recently general manager for Barrick Gold Africa.

Mr. Alain Bureau, P. Eng., President and CEO of Pershimco, stated: "We are excited that Serge has agreed to join Pershimco's management team. His skills will be instrumental in the advancement of the Cerro Quema Project during this rapid growth phase. His technical assessment of the Cerro Quema Project is very positive and Pershimco believes that under his leadership, Cerro Quema will be able to advance towards its full potential. Combined with Dr. Michael Druecker, Pershimco has one of the strongest exploration team in Central America."

About Pershimco Resources Inc.

Pershimco Resources Inc. is a Canadian-based resource and exploration corporation listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (symbol PRO) and the Frankfurt Exchange (symbol BIZ). The Corporation holds several mining properties in Canada and South America including the recently acquired Cerro Quema advanced project in Panama and the Courville Gold Project, in the Val-d'Or Gold Mining Camp. The Corporation is managed by skilled, reputable people with extensive mining exploration and development experience. The Pershimco Team and our investors are the key to our success.

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    Alain Bureau, P. Eng.
    President and Chief Executive Officer