CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO)--(Marketwire - April 10, 2008) - PERSHIMCO RESOURCES INC. (TSX VENTURE:PRO)(FRANKFURT:BIZ) is pleased to announce that Mr. Claude Arcand has been appointed a Director of Pershimco.
Mr. Arcand has been a businessman for over 30 years and he continues to be active advisor, shareholder and director of several public and private companies. Mr. Arcand previously served as a Director of Cambior Inc. from May 1990 to May 2000, a former international gold producer. Furthermore, he founded in 2004, and was a Director, of Nature Genetiks Inc., until 2007. Mr. Arcand also served as President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Director of Soficap Acquisitions Inc.; Director of ProMetic Pharma Inc., from 1996 to 1997, a biotechnology company; and was Vice-President of Equiconcept Inc., from 1993 to 1996. Finally, Mr. Arcand was President of the Groupe Harricana Inc., from 1986 to 1992, an important forestry equipment and automobile parts manufacturer. Mr. Arcand holds a B.A. from the College d'Amos and a Bachelor degree in Commerce from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montreal.
Mr. Alain Bureau, P. Eng., Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Pershimco states "Mr. Arcand brings a significant business, finance and mining experience, notably as a former Director of Cambior Inc. for many years. He will be instrumental in helping Pershimco advance its strategic plan to become a major player in precious metals in eastern Canada and Mexico.".
Mr. Ali Abbas Ali Al Hazeem has resigned as a Director of Pershimco for personal reasons. Pershimco would like to thank Mr. Al Hazeem for his contribution during his tenure at the company, and we wish him all the best in his future venture.
About Pershimco Resources Inc
Pershimco Resources Inc. is a Canadian based junior resource and exploration company trading under the symbol PRO on the TSX Venture Exchange and under the symbol BIZ on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The Company holds 100% of several mining properties, including the Courville Gold Project, near the Val-d'Or Gold Mining Camp. The Company has a number of Mexican properties in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, including the Cu-Zn-Au-Ag skarn Magistral Project and the Ag-Zn La Bamba and San Miguel properties in the Cusi Mining District. Pershimco's strategy is to advance its exploration properties towards metal reserves and eventual production. Please visit our web site at www.pershimco.ca.
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