VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2013) - Eagle Star Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EGE)(ELGSF)(E6R.F) ("Eagle Star" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has elected Mr. Edvaldo Guimarães as the company's Sales and Marketing Manager and Advisor to its Board of Directors. Mr. Guimarães is highly experienced in the sales and marketing of direct application natural fertilizers in Brazil, has extensive knowledge of the sector and a vast network of contacts to include all of the leading end users of direct application natural fertilizers in Brazil.
Throughout the past 20 years, Mr. Guimarães has held senior positions with many multinational agro-mineral corporations such as Dupont do Brasil, Abubos Araguaia and most recently, MbAC Fertilizers. During his tenure at MbAC, Mr. Guimarães was responsible for developing the company's direct application natural fertilizer business and heading its sales unit. As a result, Mr. Guimarães was able to gain unique understanding of the fertilizer market located in close proximity to both MbAC's Itafos and Eagle Star's Bomfim projects, its potential, key players and their specific requirements.
Mr. Guimarães will therefore be highly instrumental in assisting Eagle Star with executing its plan of producing direct application natural fertilizers at Bomfim and selling them to the local agricultural communities.
Mr. Guimarães obtained his B.S in Agronomy from the University of Rio Verde, Brazil and graduated with an MBA in Marketing from the University of Delaware as well as an MBA in Business Management from Fundação Dom Cabral, Brazil.
"With the addition of Mr. Guimarães to our team, alongside earlier recruits announced just recently - Dr. Martins and Mr. Pereira, Eagle Star further demonstrates its strong commitment to becoming a producer of direct application fertilizers in the very near term," stated Eran Friedlander Eagle Star President & CEO.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Eagle Star Minerals Corp is a publicly listed company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of agro-mineral properties in Brazil. Over the past two years, Eagle Star Minerals has strategically grown its' presence in Brazil and continues to focus on maximizing shareholder value by acquiring assets located in geological areas known for proven phosphate mineralization, coupled with good logistics in close proximity to agriculture.
The Company's shares are publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol EGE, on the OTC Pink Sheets under the symbol ELGSF and on Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol E6R.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
EAGLE STAR MINERALS CORP.
Eran Friedlander, President