NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Diamond Discoveries International Corp. (OTCQB: DMDD), a U.S. company focusing on chromium, platinum group elements(PGE) and gold exploration on it's 100% owned Caribou Property in Thetford Mines, Quebec is pleased to announce the appointment of Bertrand Brassard as President and member of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Brassard has been the Senior Consulting Geologist to the Diamond Discoveries since 2008 when the Company acquired the Caribou chrome and PGE property in Thetford Mines, Quebec .Mr. Brassard is a geologist with more than 25 years of experience in the exploration sector from grass roots to advanced projects. He served as Vice President of Exploration and Director at Nevado Venture Capital Corp. from December 31,2009 to June 30,2011 .He has been a Senior Managing Geologist for numerous companies including Canadian Royalties Inc., Niogold Mining Corporation and Resources Allican Inc. He is the Senior Consultant and Principal of Bertrand Brassard Geoconseil Inc. Mr Brassard holds a B.Sc. degree in geology and a M.Sc. degree in Economic Geology from the University of Quebec at Montreal.
"I am quite delighted to have been appointed President, with the mandate of managing the Caribou project for the next phase of exploration " said Mr. Brassard . "We can look forward to making significant progress over the forthcoming months relating to our exploration plans. Thetford Mines was North America's first Chromium producing region and we intend to revive and possibly increase its mineral potential."
"I believe Bertrand Brassard will be an invaluable leader for the Company's management team" said Antonio Sciacca, CEO of DMDD. " He has experience in all facets of the mining industry and has been involved in geological related activities for both the private and public sectors in the Thetford Mines area for the past 25 years".Diamond Discoveries International Corp. is a U.S. exploration company with executive offices in New York, NY and Burlington, Ontario. Since inception it has been focused on diamonds, chromium, PGE (platinum, palladium and rhodium) and gold. In June of 2008 the company received a NI 43-101 technical report on its 100% owned Caribou Property, Thetford Mines, Quebec. For further information on Diamond Discoveries International Corp.,visit http://www.diamonddiscoveries.com Forward-Looking Statements
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