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El Tigre Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - 11/09/10) - El Tigre Silver Corp. ("El Tigre" or the "Company") (TSX-V:ELS - News)(Frankfurt:5RT - News) is pleased to welcome to its board of directors Mr. Daniel Tellechea, and looks forward to working with Mr. Tellechea.Mr. Tellechea is currently the President and CEO of Dia Bras Exploration Inc. He received a BSc in accounting in 1968 and a Master's Degree in Business Administration in 1983, both from the Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico).From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Tellechea was President and CEO of Asarco LLC ("Asarco"). Previous to that, from 1994 to 2003, Mr. Tellechea served as the Managing Director of Finance and Administration of Grupo Mexico, Asarco's parent corporation. For the period between 1999 and 2003, he also served as Asarco's Chief Financial Officer and as Vice-President of Finance for Southern Peru Copper Corporation, which was majority owned by Grupo Mexico.Mr. Tellechea's vast experience in the exploration and mining industry will be indispensible to the Company and its El Tigre project.Stuart Ross, CEO of El Tigre, was quoted saying, "We are very pleased that Daniel has joined our team, he will bring an added dimension to our board of directors with his extensive knowledge of mining and exploration in Mexico."About El Tigre Silver Corp.The Company, through it subsidiaries, holds the rights to nine mineral concessions located in north-eastern Sonora, Mexico (the "El Tigre Property"). A technical report has been prepared for the El Tigre Property and can be found on the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company's website.The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this press release. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.