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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 1, 2013) - The directors of Canstar Resources Inc. (Canstar) (News - Market indicators) are pleased to announce that Mr. Danniel J. Oosterman, P.Geo., has been appointed President and CEO of the Company.
Mr. Oosterman has extensive technical experience in the mining and exploration industry, with expertise in managing both greenfield and brownfield projects, including drilling, target definition and geological modeling. His extensive field experience is complimented with strong proficiency in corporate development, including fundraising, project promotion/development and strategic planning.
In addition to consulting work, Mr. Oosterman most recently held the position of Exploration Manager for Prophecy Platinum Corp. and previously held senior positions with Ginguro Exploration Inc., Victory Nickel Corp. and Independent Nickel Corp., as well as positions with Wallbridge Mining Company, INCO Technical Services and Falconbridge Ltd.
Mr. Oosterman will utilize his considerable technical/corporate development skills and experience to develop the Company's flagship property, the Mary March Project, located in the Buchans area of Newfoundland and Labrador, to its full potential; and to evaluate and procure additional prospective properties for the Company's portfolio.
Harry Hodge, Chairman, states, "We are very pleased that Danniel has joined our company as President and CEO. His considerable experience in developing and supervising diverse mineral projects of various types will enable Canstar to move forward aggressively in its exploration efforts."
Mr. Oosterman joined the company as President and CEO on May 1, 2013. He will be granted options to acquire 500,000 common shares of Canstar for a period of five years.
On behalf of the board,
Harry J. Hodge, P.Eng, Chairman
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