Brazil Resources Inc. Welcomes Former Minister of Natural Resources, the Hon. Herb Dhaliwal, to its Advisory Board
June 28, 2011
Vancouver, British Columbia â€" June 28, 2011 â€" Brazil Resources Inc. (the "Company") (TSX-V: BRI) is very pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon. Herb Dhaliwal to the Company's Advisory Board.
"We are excited to welcome another accomplished and valuable addition to our growing team through the appointment of Herb Dhaliwal," stated Amir Adnani, Chairman. "Herb is a recognized business leader with extensive international natural resource sector experience, including high-level expertise in governmental relations. His appointment highlights the Company's continued ability to attract world-class talent dedicated to advancing our growth strategy."
The Hon. Herb Dhaliwal served as a Member of Parliament for over ten years. He served in the Federal Cabinet under Prime Minister Jean Chretien as Minister of Natural Resources, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. In his role as Minister of Natural Resources, he actively sought responsible economic development of Canada's vast natural resources and was an authoritative policy maker on decisions relating to the mining and energy, including oil and gas, industries.
In addition to a wealth of experience related to the natural resource sector, Mr. Dhaliwal has tremendous business acumen. Prior to his entrance to national politics he founded a maintenance company that has grown under his leadership from one employee to over 500. He has also served as Vice-Chair of the B.C. Hydro and Power Authority board of directors, with responsibility for oversight of the Budget and Audit Committees. The Vancouver Sun has recognized Mr. Dhaliwal as one of the top 100 influential British Columbians of the 20th century. He graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1977 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
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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