Defiance Strengthens Management Team, Appoints Gorzynski and Davidson

August 31st, 2011

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—Defiance Silver Corp (TSX VENTURE:DEF) is pleased to announce that Mr. George Gorzynski (P.Eng.) has agreed to join its Board of Directors, and that Mr. Fred Davidson (C.A.) has joined its newly created Advisory Board.

Mr. Gorzynski is a professional engineer and geologist with over 30 years of experience in the exploration and development of mining projects in Canada and internationally. His experience encompasses a wide variety of commodities with an emphasis on precious and base metals. Most recently as Vice President of Exploration for IMPACT Silver Corp., Mr Gorzynski was instrumental in identifying, acquiring, and expanding the profitable Royal Mines of Zacualpan Silver Mine in Mexico. Mr. Gorzynski also serves on the board of several other junior companies.

Mr. Fred Davidson has agreed to join the Defiance Advisory Board. Mr. Davidson, who has been a senior executive in the mining industry for over 30 years, is the President and CEO of IMPACT Silver Corp, a growing silver producer in Mexico, as well as President and CEO of Energold Drilling Corp., a drilling contractor serving the international mining sector. With an MBA and Chartered Accountant designation, Mr. Davidson has played key roles in the financing and development of a number of significant mining companies including Total Energold Group, Erikson Gold Mines and Wheaton River Minerals.

“With the recently announced option to acquire the Santa Gabriela processing plant and mining concessions in the Zacatecas silver mining district in Mexico, I am very pleased that Defiance will be able to draw on the extensive knowledge and experience of these two highly respected and experienced mining industry professionals as it develops its assets to production”, stated Bruce Winfield, President and CEO of Defiance Silver Corp.

Defiance Silver Corp is a company dedicated to becoming a near term silver producer in Mexico through developing the Veta Grande project in Zacatecas, as well growth through identifying and acquiring undervalued exploration and development projects with excellent potential to host large silver deposits.

On behalf of Defiance Silver Corp.

“Bruce Winfield”
President and CEO