Tamerlane Ventures Inc.

Tamerlane Ventures Inc.

February 24, 2011 13:32 ET

Tamerlane Appoints Gregg Sloate as Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2011) -


Tamerlane Ventures Inc. ("Tamerlane" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:TAM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregg B. Sloate as Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Based at Tamerlane's corporate offices in Bellingham, Washington, Mr. Sloate is responsible for all aspects of the company's investor relations and corporate communications programs.

Mr. Sloate brings a wealth of investor relations knowledge to the Company. His background includes investor relations/corporate communications experience at Merisel, a former Fortune 500 computer hardware and software distributor, at Tanox, a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, and at Univar, one of the world's leading chemical distributors. His experience also includes tenure as a senior account manager at a major investor relations and public relations agency where he provided consulting services to a broad range of companies. Previously, Mr. Sloate had been with the institutional investment firm of Seidler Amdec Securities as a securities analyst.

Mr. Sloate holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, with an emphasis in corporate finance and investment management.

Michael Willett, CEO of Tamerlane Ventures, commented, "We are very pleased to have Gregg join our management team in this newly-created key role. We expect that Gregg's substantial experience will benefit the company in advancing our investor relations and public relations programs. The Company has allocated a substantial budget to an immediate program to introduce Tamerlane to the worldwide investment community as we continue to ramp up activities at our Pine Point Project, for which we recently signed a term sheet for US$60 million in bridge financing."

About Tamerlane Ventures Inc.

Tamerlane Ventures Inc. is an exploration and development mining company with advanced base metal development projects in Canada and Peru. The Company is working toward bringing the world-class lead-zinc Pine Point Property back into production in the Northwest Territories, Canada, and developing its Los Pinos heap leach copper project in Peru. The Company's primary focus is the Pine Point Project, which consists of the Pine Point Mine, which was the largest and most profitable base metal mine in Canadian history. Tamerlane owns 100% of the Pine Point Project, along with a large contiguous property to the west. The Company is developing and building the project and will sell the well-known Pine Point Concentrates to various smelting facilities around the world.

On behalf of Tamerlane Ventures Inc.

"Michael A. Willett"

Chief Executive Officer

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