SOURCE: Tara Minerals Corp.

Tara Minerals Corp.

May 17, 2010 09:31 ET

Tara Minerals Appoints Mr. David Bizzaro as Chief Financial Officer

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) - Tara Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: TARM) (BERLIN: 6T3) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. David A. Bizzaro as the new Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Clifford A. Brown, the outgoing CFO, will now be employed as Controller of US operations.

Mr. Bizzaro has also been appointed as the CFO for Adit Resources Corp., a subsidiary of Tara Minerals. David is currently the Founder and Managing Partner of The IFC Group which provides outsourced international controllership services to middle market companies.

"We are very pleased to welcome David to the Company. David will help to drive controls and efficiencies, which will ensure a strong foundation for the Company's prospects for sustained growth," said Mr. Francis Biscan Jr., President of Tara Minerals Corp.

David has 20 years of hands on operational finance experience helping start-up and Fortune 500 companies drive profitable growth across international markets. A highly skilled international finance professional, David has led finance organizations in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Latin America at world-class multinational companies including NCR, Sprint/Global One, CIENA, AVAYA and ICT Group. As Founder and Managing Partner of The IFC Group, David and his team provide outsourced international controllership services to middle market companies expanding overseas. Previously, he served as Vice President of International Operations at High Street Partners, a global professional services firm where he headed up the firm's Advisory Service Practice and expanded HSP's footprint across Asia, Europe and Latin America. Prior to joining High Street Partners, David served as the Sr. Vice President of International Finance at ICT Group, a $500 million publicly traded leader in the outsourced call center and BPO space. Before that, David was based in Hong Kong as the Asia Pac CFO for CIENA Corporation. Earlier in his career he spent five years in Europe with NCR Corporation where he held key operational finance roles in Spain and the Netherlands. David also gained valuable Latin America experience with Sprint/Global One, where he served as Regional Controller for the Americas Division. Having lived and traveled extensively throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America, David is fluent in Spanish and French and has a working knowledge of Mandarin and Portuguese. A Certified Management Accountant (CMA), he holds a Masters of International Business Studies (MIBS) from the University of South Carolina and a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from Beloit College. David currently resides in the New York metropolitan area.

About Tara Minerals Corp. (OTCBB: TARM) (BERLIN: 6T3)

Tara Minerals Corp. is generating cash from the sale of Silver, Zinc, and Lead concentrate from its producing Don Roman mine and mill, located in Choix, Mexico. Management is focused on creating long-term shareholder value as this capital is deployed to increase throughput, enhance resources, further outline new discoveries/targets, and acquire additional strategic assets. Tara's strength in recognizing value early and strategy of reducing risk through a foundation of cash flow, positions it for low-risk value creation.

About Adit Resources Corp.

Adit Resources Corp. is a growth-oriented precious metals exploration and development company with an objective to become a significant precious metals producer by exploring, developing, and reinitiating production at the Picacho project in México and other North American exploration/advanced-stage projects.

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