Talon Metals Announces Appointment Of President

Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands (March 20, 2012) – Talon Metals Corp., (“Talon” or the “Company”) (TSX: TLO) is pleased to announce that Mr. Sean Werger has been appointed President of Talon, effective immediately. Mr. Werger will work closely with Talon’s recently appointed CEO, Mr. Henri van Rooyen on Talon’s projects and other corporate initiatives.

Mr. Werger was previously General Counsel and Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at Tau Capital Corp. and in this role has been closely involved in many of Talon’s M&A transactions, including the acquisition of the Trairão Iron Ore Project.

“On behalf of the board I am pleased to announce today that Sean Werger will be formally joining Talon’s senior management team,” said Warren Newfield, Chairman of Talon. “Sean brings extensive experience in the mining industry, and has played an integral role in all major transactions executed by Talon over the last five years.”

Prior to joining Tau Capital, Mr. Werger was a lawyer with Lax O’Sullivan Scott LLP. Mr. Werger obtained his LL.B and MBA degrees from Osgoode Hall Law School and Schulich School of Business, respectively.

About Talon

Talon is a TSX-listed company focused on the exploration and development of its portfolio of iron projects in Brazil. The Company has a well-qualified exploration and management team with extensive experience in exploration and project management.

Talon has a treasury of approximately CDN$20 million and has 92,001,687 common shares outstanding and 107,481,189 shares fully diluted.

For additional information on Talon please visit the Company’s website at www.talonmetals.com or contact:

Erica Belling
VP Investor Relations
Tau Capital Corp.
Tel: (416) 361-9636 x 243