DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire -01/04/12)- BRS Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: BRS.V - News) ("BRS" or the "Company") announces that, at a special meeting of the Company's shareholders held on December 22, 2011, the Company's shareholders approved an increase in the size of the Company's board of directors from six directors to seven, and elected James Wicklund as a director of the Company to fill the resulting vacancy.
Mr. Wicklund has been a portfolio manager at Carlson Capital, L.P., an asset-management firm based in Dallas, Texas, for the past four years, running an energy equity portfolio. He spent the preceding fifteen years as an equity research analyst covering the energy sector at Banc of America Securities, Rauscher Pierce Refsnes Inc. (now RBC Securities) and Eppler Guerin & Turner, prior to which he spent fifteen years working in the oil and gas industry globally for Sun Oil, Western Geophysical and two petroleum engineering companies. He graduated from Southern Methodist University, where he currently serves on the Board of Advisors of the Maquire Energy Institute at the Cox School of Business.
BRS is listed on the TSX.V Exchange under the symbol "BRS." The Company is an independent international oil and gas company focused on the development and production of oil and natural gas reserves.
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