PHOENIX, Oct. 8, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Energy Fields, Inc. (OTCBB:AEFI) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Bill Allred has been appointed as an independent director on the board of directors of AEFI. With 50 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Allred's role on the board of directors will play a key role in AEFI's corporate governance and instrumental in facilitating AEFI's plans for growth.
In addition to his 50 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Allred has experience as a CFO of public mining and exploration companies, where he developed accounting systems and procedures, including internal control policies relating to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. He served as audit manager for Arthur Young & Co. (now Ernst & Young), a major international auditing and consulting firm. Mr. Allred also served as Deputy Auditor General for the State of Arizona, where he had major responsibility for financial and operational audits of the Arizona university and community college system, state agencies, and directed human resources and personnel activities for a 200 member staff. Mr. Allred earned a B.S. in accounting from Brigham Young University.
Randall Reneau, Chairman, said of the appointment, "We are pleased to have someone of the caliber of Mr. Allred as a member of the board. Mr. Allred will be instrumental in heading up the development of board committees including the audit committee and the compensation committee, and in further strengthening AEFI's corporate governance structure. His background and skills will prove extremely valuable to enhance a growing company like AEFI."
About American Energy Fields, Inc.
American Energy Fields (AEFI) is a resource company focused on exploring and developing the alternative energy resources of the United States. American Energy Fields' corporate strength lies in its management's experience in the finance and natural resource sectors. AEFI has one of the most prolific mining databases for energy related projects within the United States. With this database, AEFI will target and acquire projects with previous production and/or exploration and work towards fully developing those projects to drive revenues and build core reserves.
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