Pershimco Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : PRO
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Pershimco Resources Inc.

May 28, 2013 10:04 ET

Sentient CEO, Andrew Pullar Joins Pershimco's Team

ROUYN-NORANDA, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - May 28, 2013) - Pershimco Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Pershimco") (TSX VENTURE:PRO)(FRANKFURT:BIZ) is proud to welcome to its team Andrew Pullar, Chief Executive Officer of The Sentient Group, an independent private equity investment firm specializing in the global resources industry. Effective immediately, Andrew, a mining engineer, will join the Company's Board of Directors, replacing Mr. Paul-Henri Couture.

Andrew holds a degree in Mining Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, as well as a South African Mine Managers Certificate and a UK Society of Investment Professionals, Investment Manager Certificate. He is also a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Prior to joining Sentient in 2009, Andrew worked as Portfolio Manager for Baker Steel Capital Managers in London and Sydney. There he gained wide-ranging experience investing in the natural resource sector through his direct responsibility for the group's gold and precious metal funds. Prior to this, Andrew was a senior metals and mining analyst with AME Mineral Economics in Sydney. He has also worked in London and Sydney as a mining engineering consultant and has fulfilled various mining engineering and production roles at De Beers and Gold Fields in South Africa.

"We are extremely pleased to have Andrew bring us his extensive experience in project development and finance, as well as his hands-on engineering expertise, which will definitely enhance our existing team. Sentient is our largest shareholder and their willingness to have their CEO join our Board is a strong reflection of their support of our Cerro Quema project and all the work we have achieved thusfar", said Alain Bureau, Pershimco's President and CEO. "We all wish the best of success to Paul-Henri and thank him for his contribution as a board member."

About Pershimco Resources Inc.

Pershimco Resources Inc. is a Canadian-based resources and exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Frankfurt Exchange. The Company holds several mining properties in Canada and South America, including the extraction permitted Cerro Quema advanced project in Panama and the Courville Gold Project, in the Val-d'Or Gold Mining Camp, being explored in partnership with Osisko Mining Corporation. The Company is managed by skilled and reputable people with extensive mining, exploration and development experience. The Pershimco Team and its investors are the keys to its success.

The Company's documents are available on www.sedar.com.

Please visit the Company's website at www.pershimco.ca.

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