Bezant Resources adds to its Board, Raju Samtani as Finance Director and Ed Slowey as Technical Director

– UK, London –  Bezant Resources PLC (LON: BZT), the copper-gold exploration and development company, today announced the appointments to its Board of Raju Samtani as Finance Director and Ed Slowey as a Technical Director, effective immediately.

“I am therefore very pleased to announce the appointments of Raju and Ed whose considerable experience in these two areas will be a valuable addition to the Company,” said Executive Chairman, Colin Bird.

He added: “We have announced in the last six months significant additions in Zambia and Namibia to the Company’s attractive portfolio of copper projects and more recently the commencement of exploration at the Hope Copper-Gold project in Namibia. Managing finance and geology are both areas of importance in the development of an exploration company with an expanding portfolio of projects.”

About Raju Samtani

Raju Samtani, Associate Chartered Management Accountant, serves currently as Finance Director of the AIM-listed Tiger Royalties and Investments Plc. His previous experience includes his position as a Finance Director of Kiwara Plc which was acquired by First Quantum Minerals Ltd in January 2010 and before that he spent three years as Group Financial Controller at marketing services agency – WTS Group Limited, where he was appointed by the Virgin Group to oversee their investment in the WTS Group Ltd.

About Ed Slowey

Ed Slowey holds a BSc degree in Geology from the National University of Ireland and is a founder member of The Institute of Geology of Ireland. Ed has more than 40 years’ experience in mineral exploration, mining and project management including working as a mine geologist at Europe’s largest zinc mine in Navan, Ireland and was exploration manager for Rio Tinto in Ireland for more than a decade, which led to the discovery of the Cavanacaw gold deposit. Ed is an experienced exploration geologist, having worked in Africa, Europe, America and the FSU and his experience includes joint venture negotiation, exploration programme planning and management through to feasibility study implementation for a variety of commodities. As a professional consultant, Ed’s work has included completion of CPR’s and 43-101 technical reports for international stock exchange listings and fundraising, while also undertaking assignments for the World Bank and European Union bodies. Ed has also served as director of several private and public companies, including the role of CEO and Technical Director at AIM-listed Orogen Gold Plc which discovered the Mutsk gold deposit in Armenia.

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