WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

TSX VENTURE : WZR


WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

January 31, 2014 11:10 ET

WesternZagros Announces Appointment of Vice President

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WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) ("WesternZagros" or "the Company") announces the promotion of Bill Jack to Vice President and General Manager Kurdistan effective January 1, 2014.

"Bill has been an integral part of the Company's executive team since he joined in 2013 and is increasingly responsible for all of our in-country activity," said Simon Hatfield, WesternZagros Chief Executive Officer. "I am delighted that he has accepted this position as this year could be transformational for the Company and Bill's focus and breadth of experience will be invaluable in executing our strategic business plan."

Bill Jack joined WesternZagros in February 2013, as General Manager Kurdistan. He is responsible for government liaison and in-country administration. Mr. Jack's extensive background encompasses more than 30 years of progressive leadership in international oil and gas roles, having spent the majority of his career with BP on projects in the United Kingdom, Middle East, Russia, Australia and North America. Mr. Jack holds a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering from University of Glasgow.

About WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

WesternZagros is an international natural resources company focused on acquiring properties and exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas in Iraq. WesternZagros, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, holds a 40 percent working interest in two Production Sharing Contracts with the Kurdistan Regional Government in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. WesternZagros's shares trade in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "WZR".

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