Goldplay Mining Inc. announced that it has appointed Mr. Jose Mario Castelo Branco as Goldplay's Exploration Manager,, an industry veteran, who among other senior roles was the Regional Exploration manager (Europe) at Lundin Mining for over 7 years. Mr. Branco is a senior geologist with over 38 years of experience. He is the managing partner of Geologia e Geotecnia Consultores, a boutique consulting firm specializing in mineral exploration based in Portugal. Prior to that, Mr. Branco was the Regional Exploration Manager, Europe for Lundin Mining overseeing Lundin Mining projects in Iberia and Europe. He led the team credited with discovering the new VHMS Semblana mineral deposit near Lundin's Neves Corvo mine. Prior to that he was a senior project geologist for BP Minerals/Rio Tinto and was a senior member of the team recognized with discovering of the Las Cruces Cu-Au VHMS deposit in southern Spain and in the Gralheira intrusion-related gold deposit in northern Portugal.