Takara Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : TKK

Takara Resources Inc.

May 08, 2008 10:50 ET

Takara Resources Inc. Hires Project Supervisor

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 8, 2008) -

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Takara Resources Inc. ("Takara")(TSX VENTURE:TKK) announces that Dr. Julie Brown has joined Takara Resources Inc., assuming the role of Project Supervisor. Dr. Brown will supervise the Company's geological department, directing all field operations and providing geological assessments of the Company's projects on an ongoing basis.

As the Company grows, it is becoming increasingly active in structuring a series of potential transactions in respect of various mineral projects world wide, and Julie will play a key role in analysing their geological potential, particularly in the context of current markets.

Dr. Brown comes to Takara from the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC), Natural Resources Canada where she held the position of geological researcher and project manager. Julie earned her PhD from the Australian National University; Master of Science, Geology and Bachelor of Science, Geology-Biology Honours, from the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Brown has extensive field experience, acquired from various projects in Ontario, Nunavut, Greenland, New Caledonia, Australia and western China.

Takara further announces that Shanda Theaker has resigned from her position as Corporate Secretary of the Company in order to pursue other interests, but will remain active with the Company as necessary. The Company would like to thank Shanda for her roll in organizing and implementing the Company's business administrative and corporate finance matters, particularly during 2007 when the Company was transitioning through its listing and qualifying transaction process.

The securities of Takara Resources Inc. have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the securities laws of any U.S. State, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to any "US Person" (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933) absent registration or an exemption from registration.

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Contact Information

  • Takara Resources Inc.
    Jennifer L. Boyle,
    President
    (647) 430-0966 (work)
    or
    Takara Resources Inc.
    Pamela Strand
    Chairperson of the board
    (780) 435-0045 (work)