Lion One Metals Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Vancouver, B.C., February 25, 2013. Lion One Metals Limited (TSX-V:LIO) (FSE:LY1) (LOMLF:OTCQX) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Samantha Shorter as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Shorter was previously employed an audit manager at a major Canadian accounting firm specializing in the mining industry and has extensive experience providing financial reporting and corporate services to companies in the mining and mineral exploration industries. Ms. Shorter is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Honours from the University of British Columbia.

The Company further wishes to report that Mr. John Burghout has resigned as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Burghout was instrumental in working with all levels of management during a period of transition and development for the organization. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Burghout for his past services.

Subject to TSX-V approval, Ms. Shorter is granted 125,000 stock options exercisable at $0.70 for a period of five years.


On Behalf of the Board of Directors

“Walter H. Berukoff”
Chairman of the Board
Lion One Metals Limited

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Investor Relations
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