December 7, 2009
— Starcore International Mines Ltd. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jose Agustin Garcia Garcia of Mexico as Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
Mr. Garcia is a resident of Mexico, with a Mining and Metallurgical Engineering degree from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, and an MS in Geology from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a graduate of the OPM Graduate Course from Harvard University. His career in the mining industry spans over 34 years, including the positions of Mine Manager in Naica Chihuahua Mine (known for its copper, zinc and silver selenite crystals), training in the departments of geology, smelting and engineering, as well as Chief of the Engineering Department of Bethlehem Steel Corporation. Currently, he is Chairman and CEO of a private company with massive land holdings and interests in mining concessions in various states in Mexico.
Mr. Garcia’s professional associations include tenures as President of the College of Mines (Mexico), President of Mexican Small Mines Association (Mexico), President of the Academy of Engineering Mining Chapter, a former Member of the Chamber of Mines Board of Directors, and a former member of the Peñoles Board of Directors.
“We feel extremely fortunate to have someone of Pepe Garcia’s caliber accepting our invitation to join Starcore and to act as CEO for our operations in Mexico,” said Robert Eadie, President & former CEO of Starcore. “His career in the mining industry, as well as his years of service in the various boards and professional associations will prove invaluable to Starcore’s commitment to Mexico and our pledge to build shareholder value.”
For more information on the Company visit our website at www.starcore.com
ON BEHALF OF STARCORE INTERNATIONAL
MINES LTD.Signed “Robert Eadie”
Robert Eadie, President
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Robert Eadie
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