Vancouver, B.C., October 1, 2013 - CERRO MINING CORP. (TSX-V: CRX) ("Cerro" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its board of directors have appointed Ms. Sharon Lewis as the Company's new Chief Financial Officer and as a director effective October 1, 2013. Mr. Mike McCleave has resigned from his position as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. The Company expresses its appreciation to Mr. McCleave and thanks him for his invaluable contributions over his tenure. The board of directors of the Company currently consists of Mr. Jason Birmingham, Mr. Alex Polevoy, Mr. Sean Farrell and Ms. Sharon Lewis.
Ms. Sharon Lewis, Chief Financial Officer and Director
Ms. Lewis has over 25 years of experience working with public companies. Ms. Lewis also currently the chief financial officer of Esstra Industries Inc., Cascadero Copper Corporation and Stealth Minerals Limited. Prior to this, Ms. Lewis was a director of White Bear Resources and Cassius Ventures Ltd.
About Cerro Mining Corp.
Cerro is a publicly traded, junior exploration and mineral development company with a strong portfolio of precious and base metal projects in Chile, Peru and USA. Cerro has a 100% interest in the Lajitas and Nevada gold-copper properties located in the Maricunga Gold and Copper District and approximately 700 kilometres northwest of Santiago, Chile. The properties comprise ten exploration claims and six exploitation claims totalling a cumulative 3,500 hectares in area. Cerro holds 100% interest in the Habanero and El Rojo properties located in the Ocuviri Mining District, Lampa Province, Department of Puno, Peru. In addition, Cerro holds a 100% interest in the Tinton Gold Project located 15 kilometres west-northwest of the famous and historic Homestake Mine in the Black Hills at Lead, South Dakota. The Tinton property consists of 1,270 hectares contained in 157 unpatented mining claims.
For further information about Cerro Mining Corp. and this news release, contact Jason Birmingham, president, chief executive officer and director, at 604-688-9588.
CERRO MINING CORP.
Jason Birmingham, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
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