Eco Oro Minerals appoints new Chief Financial Officer

VANCOUVER, Jan. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Eco Oro Minerals Corp. ("Eco Oro" or the 
"Company") (TSX: EOM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Ellen 
Thorburn as Chief Financial Officer. 
Ms. Thorburn brings to Eco Oro extensive experience as a senior-level finance 
executive in the mining industry. Most recently, Ms. Thorburn was Corporate 
Controller at Taseko Mines Limited, and previously held positions at Barrick 
Gold Corporation, UBS Securities Canada and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. 
Thorburn is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and 
the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. 
Ms. Thorburn replaces Paul Robertson, who will leave the Company to pursue 
other opportunities. Mr. Robertson will continue on for a period of time to 
assist in the transition. 
"Mary Ellen has a proven record of accomplishment as a corporate finance 
leader in the mining industry," said Eco Oro's Chief Executive Officer Joao 
Carrelo. "She will make a strong addition to our leadership team and we are 
very pleased to welcome her to Eco Oro." Mr. Carrelo also commented, "I'd like 
to take the opportunity to thank Paul Robertson for his contribution to the 
success of the Company and the time and effort he devoted during his year and 
a half with Eco Oro. We wish him well." 
Company Profile 
Eco Oro Minerals Corp. is a publicly-traded precious metals exploration and 
development company with a portfolio of projects in Colombia. Eco Oro has been 
focused on its wholly-owned, multi-million ounce Angostura gold-silver 
deposit, located in northeastern Colombia, for over 15 years during which it 
has invested over $200 million in the project's development and in that of the 
surrounding communities. Eco Oro is committed to further advancing the 
Angostura Underground Project in a socially and environmentally responsible 
manner that will be beneficial for all stakeholders. 
For more information please visit the Company's website at www.eco-oro.com or 
contact 
The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility 
for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release 
João Carrelo President & CEO Tel: +1 604 682 8212 
Fiona Grant Leydier Director, Investor Relations Tel: +1 604 682 8212 
SOURCE: Eco Oro Minerals Corp. 
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