Vancouver, B.C., May 1, 2008: Diamond Fields International Ltd. (DFI:TSX) (“DFI” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Gooroodeo (Mahen) Sookun has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, succeeding Waldo Pienaar, who has resigned effective April 30, 2008, to pursue other business interests.
Mr. Sookun, a director of the Company since May 2007, is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, U.K., and holds an MBA (Finance) from the University of Leicester, U.K. Over the last fifteen years Mr. Sookun has been a Corporate Finance Executive in diverse sectors such as public utilities, agriculture, textiles, mining and real estate development in Mauritius, Mozambique and Sierra Leone. Previously Mr. Sookun was the Group Finance and Administrative Manager for Titanium Resources Group Limited, a company operating in Sierra Leone listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Diamond Fields would like to extend its appreciation to Mr. Pienaar for his excellent service and contribution to the Company over the past 2 years, and wishes him the best of luck in his future endeavors.
DIAMOND FIELDS INTERNATIONAL LTD.
Wayne Malouf, President and Chief Executive Officer
For further information, contact Wayne Malouf at (214) 691 9000
Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific factors identified in Diamond Fields’ periodic filings with Canadian Securities Regulators. Such forward-looking information represents management’s best judgment based on information currently available. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed and actual future results may vary materially. Diamond Fields does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement.