VANCOUVER, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Brazil Resources Inc. (the "Company") (TSX-V: BRI) is pleased to announce that Enzio Garayp was elected to its board of directors by the Company's shareholders at its annual general and special meeting held yesterday (the "Meeting"). At the Meeting, the Company's shareholders also, among other things, re-elected its incumbent board members.
On Mr. Garayp's appointment, Amir Adnani, Chairman, stated: "We are very pleased to have Enzio join our board of directors. Already, as a member of the Company's Advisory Board, he has proven to be valuable. His extensive experience with Brazilian gold projects and gold districts, as well as his operational experience gained while at his previous positions, will be a significant benefit and resource."
Enzio Garayp served as the Exploration Manager for Kinross Gold Corporation in Brazil where he oversaw the delineation of an 8-million-ounce expansion of the 15-million-ounce Paracatu Mine, Brazil's largest gold mine. He has over 25 years of experience in the various stages of the mining industry, from grass-roots exploration to underground and open-pit mines. During his career, he has worked with numerous multinational mining companies including Teck Cominco, where he served as Country Manager-Brazil, CVRD, Anschutz, Falconbridge and Gold Fields. Mr. Garayp holds a Bachelor's degree in Geology from the University of Minas de Gerais in Brazil and a diploma in Structural Geology from Ouro Preto University in Brazil.
About Brazil Resources Inc.
Brazil Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company with a focus on the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties in the emerging gold districts of Brazil and in additional prolific areas of South America. Currently, the Company's principal property is the Montes Áureos project, located in the Gurupi Gold Belt in the state of Maranhão, Brazil.
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SOURCE Brazil Resources Inc.