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Centaurus Diamond Technologies, Inc., brings on former President of Mars Canada, Asia Pacific and Americas, Brian Lauzon, as new CEO and President

LAS VEGAS, March 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Centaurus Diamond Technologies, Inc. (The ‘Company’ or ‘Centaurus Diamond Technologies’ or ‘Centaurus’) (OTCPINK:CTDT).

The new Board of Directors and Management Team of Centaurus are pleased to announce that the Company has brought on Brian Lauzon, who was the President of various divisions of Mars Inc., as the CEO and President of Centaurus. Brian has over thirty-five years of experience in the consumer goods and pharmaceutical industries; from 1993 to 2002, he served as the President of various Mars Inc. subsidiaries with responsibilities for the operations in the United States, Canada, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. He was responsible for double-digit growth in revenue and profits with some of the most powerful brands in the world, including M&M's, Snickers, Skittles, Twix, Trident gum, Hall's cough drops, Rolaid's, Listerine, Pedigree pet food and Uncle Ben. Under Brian’s leadership, Far-East sales grew exponentially. It is notable to mention that he is the innovator of a number of product-sized variations which led to increased market penetration, and he has a proven track record of taking a company's vision and translating it into a consumer want and need. His success rate for new products introduced throughout the world is in excess of 80%. Prior to joining Mars Inc., Brian held senior executive positions at Warner Lambert and TJ Lipton. Brian has extensive experience in Management and Automation and was responsible for building a number of factories for Mars Inc. and Warner Lambert for their Global Operations.

As a part of the Centaurus’ new re-structuring strategy, Alvin Snaper has stepped down as Chairman and remains a Director on the Board. He also retains the title of Chief Science Officer. Leroy Delisle has been appointed as the Chairman of The Board. The former president, Chas Radovich, has resigned and will remain with the Company as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations, Public Relations and Business Development.

The new Board of Directors and Management Team of Centaurus are pleased to announce the addition of the following new Board Members: Earl Belger who is a CPA and CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant), has been appointed to the Board, and will be the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Stephen Saunders has also been appointed to the Board and will be the Secretary for the Company. Mr. Radovich resigned from the Board, along with Kathleen Snaper and Sharon Wechsler. The additions to the team are part of the evolution that is necessary for the success of the Company.

About Centaurus Diamond Technologies, Inc. -
Centaurus has been established to fully commercialize its proprietary, cost-efficient and high-volume diamond production method to provide industrial quality diamonds. The Company's patented technology enables the production of "cultured" diamonds that are chemically, atomically and structurally identical to natural diamonds. The Gemological Institute of America has tested the Company's "cultured" diamonds and has confirmed they are diamonds according to their testing protocols.

For more information contact
Chas Radovich, VP of IR-PR and Business Development, Centaurus Diamond Technologies, Inc.

at 714-323-1110 or visit us at www.centaurustechnologiesinc.com

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Source:Centaurus Diamond Technologies, Inc.