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VANCOUVER, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - First Star Resources Inc. (TSX-V: FS) (the "Company") wishes to announce a new addition to the board of directors as part of its on going business plan to continue to expand and enhance its International representation.
Effective immediately, the board of First Star Resources has been arranged as follows:
Mr. Robert Gardner as Chairman and CFO,
Mr. John Campbell, President and CEO.
Brian R. D. Smith, QC as director.
Mr. Chenguang Jiang as a director, VP of Finance China
New director - Mr. Majcher William (Bill)
Mr. Majcher has over 20 years of combined experience in public service, international finance, and capital markets. His background includes management, public stewardship, structured finance, emerging markets, product development, strategic planning and risk management. He spent twenty years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). He retired with the rank of Inspector and Officer in charge of all capital markets enforcement in Western Canada. Mr. Majcher has experience as a Futures and Options broker and trader and has lectured extensively on abuse within the international capital markets, including sophisticated money laundering. Significantly, Mr Majcher has also recently been appointed as CEO of Sun Wah International Asset Management based in Hong Kong. www.SunWahGroup.com The Sun Wah Group, is expecting to have a asset management platform encompassing a Spl Sits Fund, Mining Fund, Oil & Gas Fund, TMT Fund, Bio-Tech Fund, Fixed income Fund and a Shariah Master Feeder Fund, by year end 2011.
First Star Resources Inc. has also granted options to buy 900,000 shares total to Directors and Officers and Management of First Star. The options shall be exercisable at a price of $00.25 cents per share and shall have a term of two years.
About First Star Resources Inc
First Star Resources is a junior exploration company focused on gold exploration in the world famous Tintina Gold belt in Alaska. The Tintina Gold belt hosts major gold deposits and several mines, such as; Fort Knox Mine-3.7 million oz gold, the Donlin Creek deposit 33.5 million oz. gold, the Livengood deposit, 8.1 million oz gold, White Gold deposit 1.4 million oz gold (Recently taken over by Kinross Gold Corp), and the Pogo Mine 5.6 million oz gold, which is adjacent to one of First Stars Resources' key targets for this year and the WP property. International Tower Hill (ITHT) spent millions of dollars on the WP and LMS properties which they optioned to First Star Resources after they made their discovery at Livengood. Both of these properties have well defined Gold Targets. First Star Resources recently completed drilling on the LMS, property and now is in the planning stages for its work programs set for early 2011.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
John Campbell CEO
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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Bill Wishart, President & CEO
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