Arian Silver Reports on Annual General Meeting of Shareholders; Change to the Board of Directors

June 23rd, 2009

LONDON, ENGLAND—(Marketwire - June 23, 2009) - Arian Silver Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:AGQ)(AIM:AGQ)(PLUS:AGQ)(FRANKFURT:I3A) confirms all resolutions proposed at today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) were duly passed by shareholders.

Notably, David C Cather was appointed as an additional non-executive director of the Company.

David Cather graduated from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London in 1981 as a mining engineer. He is a Chartered Engineer with extensive experience gained in the development and management of a wide range of resource projects in executive roles, principally with Anglo American/De Beers. David was formerly Technical Director of Anglo American’s Industrial Minerals Division which included responsibilities for Tarmac (construction materials in 13 countries) and fertiliser operations in the UK (Cleveland Potash) and Brazil (Copebras). He is a Member of IoM3, FIQ, a “Qualified Person” as defined in the AIM guidelines of the London Stock Exchange and a “Qualified Person” as such term is defined in Canadian National Instrument 43-101.

David is currently a consultant to Grafton Resource Investments Ltd, a significant shareholder of the Company. He is also a Director of Compostela Mining Limited, an exploration company with copper/gold porphyry assets in the Philippines.

Arian Silver CEO Jim Williams stated, “We welcome David to our Board of Directors. His minerals industry experience will certainly be an asset to the Company as it nears production on the San Jose Property.”

Further information can be found by visiting Arian’s website: or the Company’s publicly available records at

For further information please contact:
Arian Silver Corporation
Carlyle House
235-237 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London SW1V 1EJ

Jim Williams - CEO
(London) +44 (0)20 7963 8670 / email:

Graham Potts — CFO & Corporate Secretary
(London) +44 (0)20 7963 8670 / email:

Bishopsgate Communications Limited
Nick Rome
(London) +44 (0)20 7562 3350 / email:

Grant Thornton UK LLP
Gerry Beaney
(London) +44 (0)20 7385 5100 / email:

CHF Investor Relations
Alison Tullis
(Canada) +1 416 868 1079 Ext. 233 / email:

The following information is provided in accordance with paragraph 17 and
Schedule 2(g) of the London Stock Exchange AIM Rules:

a) has held within past 5 years the following directorships/partnerships:
Cather Mining Consultancy Limited
Compostela Mining Limited

Sino-Asia Mining & Resources
Anglo Industrials Holdings Ltd
Anglo Industrial Minerals Ltd
Berwyn Granite Quarries Limited
Bristol Channel Aggregates Limited
Mineral Industry Research Organisation
Mineral Products Association Limited
Quarry Products Association Limited
Solent Aggregates Limited
Tarmac Concrete Products Limited
Tarmac Group Limited
Tarmac Holdings Limited
Tarmac Limited
Tarmac Northern Limited
Tarmac Southern Limited
Tarmac Western Limited
Tarmac Central Limited
Tilcon Holdings Limited
Tilcon Services Limited
Tilcon (Scotland) Limited
UMD (City of London) Limited
UMD (City of Westminster) Limited
UMD (Southern) Limited
UMD (Western) Limited
United Marine Aggregates Limited
United Marine Dredging Limited
United Marine Holdings Limited

b) has no unspent convictions in relation to indictable offences;
c) has not had any bankruptcy order made against him or entered into any
individual voluntary arrangement;
d) has not been a director of a company which has been placed into
receivership, compulsory liquidation, creditors’ voluntary
liquidation, administration or which has entered into any company
voluntary arrangement or any composition or arrangement with its
creditors generally or any class of its creditors, at the time of or
within twelve months preceding such events save in respect of:
Sino-Asia Mining & Resources - members’ voluntary liquidation
Kelso Mining Limited - members’ voluntary liquidation
e) has not been a partner of any partnership which has been put into
compulsory liquidation, administration or entered into partnership
voluntary arrangements, at the time of or within twelve months
preceding such event; or
f) has not been publicly criticised by statutory or regulatory
authorities (including recognised professional bodies) or ever been
disqualified by a court from acting as a director of a company or from
acting in the management or conduct of the affairs of any company.

No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained in this release. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.