Tesoro Minerals Corp.

January 14, 2014 13:10 ET

Tesoro Minerals Corp. Appoints John Gray as Chief Operating Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 14, 2014) - Tesoro Minerals Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TES) is pleased to announce that it has appointed John Gray as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Gray is a geologist with 20 years of exploration experience working throughout the Americas, Africa and Europe. He has spent nine years leading startup companies in South America, Africa and Europe. Mr. Gray is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Verde Resources Inc., a mineral exploration company focused on copper opportunities in Peru and Chile. Mr. Gray is also the former CEO of African Aura Resources, an iron and gold exploration company with operations in Cameroon and Liberia, previously listed on the TSX-V and AIM.

About Tesoro Minerals Corp.

Tesoro Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:TES) is a mineral exploration company with major land positions in three of Colombia's most prolific gold regions including Antioquia, Tolima-Quindio, and Santander-Norte de Santander. The Company has assembled a team of experienced geoscientists with extensive exploration experience in the Americas with the aims of advancing its assets towards discovery.

On Behalf of Tesoro Minerals Corp.

Peter Tegart, President and CEO

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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