American Manganese Inc.
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American Manganese Inc.

February 25, 2010 06:00 ET

American Manganese Hires COO for Manganese Project Development

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2010) - American Manganese Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AMY)(PINK SHEETS:AMYZF) ("American Manganese" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael MacLeod, P.Eng, to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. MacLeod will be responsible for all project development, operational activities, assembling and leading an experienced team of professionals for furthering the Artillery Peak Manganese Project.

Mr. MacLeod's formal education includes a B.Sc. Eng. (Mining), an M. Eng. (Mining) and an MBA. A seasoned mine developer, Mr. MacLeod has more than 30 years experience as a consultant for, or an employee of, several major and junior mining companies. He has been responsible for major capital projects, feasibility assessments, marketing and environmental studies. He was V.P Project Development from February 2005 to October 2006, Chief Executive Officer and President from October 2006 to March 2008 and Chief Operating Officer of Adanac Molybdenum Corporation from March 2008 to June 2008. Since June 2008 he has consulted for various junior mining companies including American Manganese Inc.

Mr. MacLeod is looking forward, with enthusiasm, to the challenges of transforming the Artillery Peak Manganese Project into a producing mine.

The Directors and Management of American Manganese welcome Mr. MacLeod.

About American Manganese Inc.

American Manganese Inc. is a diversified exploration and development company focusing its attention on mineral properties and commodities used in the steel manufacturing industry.

On behalf of Management

AMERICAN MANGANESE INC.

Larry W. Reaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer

This news release may contain certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the TSX-Venture Exchange, the British Columbia Securities Commission and the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Contact Information

  • American Manganese Inc.
    Larry W. Reaugh
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    604-531-9639
    604-531-9634 (FAX)
    www.americanmanganeseinc.com