Esperanza Names Mr. Andrew Pooler Chief Operating Officer

Esperanza Names Mr. Andrew Pooler Chief Operating Officer 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 -- Esperanza
Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EPZ)(OTCQX:ESPZF) ("Esperanza" or the
"Company") today announced that Mr. Andrew Pooler will be joining the
Company in the role of Chief Operating Officer. 
Mr. Pooler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering
from the University of Idaho and has more than 25 years of experience
as a mining engineer and operations executive working in North,
Central and South America.  
Greg Smith, President and CEO of Esperanza, commented "We are very
pleased to have a professional of Andy's caliber join Esperanza. Andy
is the ideal person to lead our expanding operating team. His
substantial experience in successfully developing and operating
mines, particularly in Latin America, will be put to good use as we
advance our projects to production". 
Andrew's most recent role was as Chief Executive Officer of PanTerra
Gold Limited. Prior to that, Andrew served as the Chief Operating
Officer of Abacus Mining and Exploration Corp and spent five years as
Senior Vice President, Mine Operations for Pan American Silver
Corporation where he was responsible for the production performance
of six operating mines located in Mexico, Peru, Argentina and
About Esperanza  
Esperanza is a precious metals exploration and development company
focused on advancing its principal property, the wholly-owned
Esperanza gold project (formerly referred to as the Cerro Jumil gold
project) in Morelos State, Mexico. Information regarding the Company
and the Esperanza gold project is available on the Company's website
at and under the Company's profile at SEDAR
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Esperanza Resources Corp.
Simon Venhuizen
Director, Investor Relations
604-336-8194 or Toll Free: 1-866-890-5509
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