VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2015) - Benz Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BZ) ("Benz" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ronald Hall as the Company's Board of Directors Chairman.

Ronald Hall has over 35 years professional experience in the management, operation, evaluation and design of global mining projects. A graduate from Cardiff University in Wales, Ron has lived and worked in the UK, South Africa, Botswana, Canada, Australia and China and in addition has been involved in business and mining opportunities in India, Russia, North America, Chile, Brazil and Mexico. He is a Non-Executive director on the board of Chinalco Mining International (a subsidiary of the Chinese State Owned Enterprise Chinalco) engaged in the development of the Torromocho copper project in Peru. Ron is also President of Global Mineral Research Ltd., a Vancouver based metallurgical test work laboratory.

The Company also announces the resignation of Mr. Kevin Drover, as Chairman, effective May 15, 2015. The Board of Directors would like to thank Mr. Drover for his services to the Company and wish him success in his future endeavors.

This news release contains statements that are forward-looking in nature and, as a result, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on them as actual results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include failure to obtain final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, except as required by law.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of this release.

Contact Information:

Benz Mining Corp.
Suite 1500, 888 Dunsmuir Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 3K4
Telephone: 604.689.9266
604.682.3600 (FAX)