VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 15, 2016) - Eastern Platinum Limited ("Eastplats" or the "Company") (TSX:ELR)(JSE:EPS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Diana Hu as a member of the board of directors of Eastplats. Ms. Hu is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and has over 20 years' experience in the global mining and metals industry.

Additionally, Mr. Peter Clausi has resigned from the board of directors. Mr. Clausi will continue to provide transitional services for the Company for a period of three months. Eastplats would like to thank Mr. Clausi for his contributions as a director and looks forward to his continued contribution to the Company.

No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

Contact Information:

Eastern Platinum Limited
Diana Hu
CEO
dhu@eastplats.com
(604) 800-8200