Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation

Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation

October 20, 2009 09:24 ET

Eagle Hill Announces Additions to Board of Directors and Exploration Advisory Teams

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2009) - Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation ("Eagle Hill" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:EAG) is pleased to announce a series of appointments that are being made in conjunction with a reorganization of the Company's management and exploration team. The appointment of two new directors and an advisory committee that will take an active role assisting management and the Board on the Company's drilling program. These are two important changes being made in preparation for anticipated growth as the Company undertakes a new exploration program on its gold and other precious metals Windfall Lake prospect in Quebec.

"The new Board members, Exploration Team and Advisory Committee will provide Eagle Hill's shareholders with additional experienced direction in both exploration and corporate operation," stated Brad Kitchen, President and CEO of the Company. "This team of experienced Geologists and Engineers bring to the table the skill set necessary to thoroughly compile and analyze all data and establish a comprehensive exploration program for the entire 340 Claims on the Windfall Lake Property. This combined with a strong understanding of the capital markets will ensure that the Company will have the opportunity to develop Windfall Lake Property to its maximum potential."

New Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is expanding its experience eastward in the areas of junior resource exploration and venture capital with the addition of Andre Tessier and Dan Hachey. These two bring extensive start-up and operating experience that will be of tremendous value to Eagle Hill as the Company rapidly explores on the Windfall Lake Property. They join the current Board members and management, Brad Kitchen, President and CEO, Cale Thomas, CFO, Jason Scharfe, Director and Amandeep Rai, Corporate Secretary.

Andre C. Tessier, P. Geo., P. Eng., Director & Advisor
Andre Tessier holds an engineering degree from Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal and a Master's degree in geology from Queen's University in Kingston. He has twenty-five (25) years experience in the mineral industry and since 2003, has been President of Murgor Resources Inc. (MGR: TSX-V). Mr. Tessier was an independent geological consultant specialising in structural geology and mineral exploration. Mr. Tessier has been involved in numerous exploration programs for major, and junior mining companies including regional surface exploration programs as well as underground and open-pit mine exploration projects. He has experience with a wide variety of deposit types in Canada, South America and Central Asia.

Daniel H. Hachey, MBA, Director
Mr. Hachey has a strong investment banking background with approximately twenty- three years (23) of experience in the capital markets, largely in the area of public equity financing including initial public offerings (IPOs) and private placements. Previously, Mr. Hachey was President and Chief Executive Officer of a publicly traded mining company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange after leading Mining Investment Banking at a fully integrated Canadian investment dealer. Mr. Hachey graduated from McGill University with a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance. Prior to that he was in a Master of Science program at Universite de Montreal after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Concordia University.

The appointment of these two new directors is subject to TSX Venture Exchange and regulatory body approval.

New Exploration Team
The New Exploration Team has a solid track record of creating value in high-growth junior gold and precious metal companies. The New Exploration Team will consist of Andre Tessier (previously mentioned), Dr. Jean-Philippe Desrochers, and Neil W. Richardson.

Dr. Jean-Philippe Desrochers, P. Geo., Advisor
Dr. Jean-Philippe Desrochers holds a PhD in geology from University of Montreal and has over seventeen (17) years experience in the mineral exploration industry in Canada, Central America and South America. He has been involved with intermediate and junior mining companies with exploration projects ranging from grassroots to mine-scale, on both surface and underground. Dr. Desrochers specializes in the field of structural geology applied to ore deposits in the search for Archean lode gold, volcanogenic massive sulfides, porphyry copper, skarn, and epithermal gold deposits. Dr. Desrochers has been the Vice-President Exploration of Murgor Resources Inc. (MGR: TSX-V) since 2005.

Neil W. Richardson, P. Geo., Advisor
Neil Richardson holds a Geological Engineering Technology diploma from Cambrian College in Sudbury, Ontario, and has over twenty (20) years experience in the mineral exploration sector. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba and the Manitoba - Saskatchewan Prospectors Association. Prior to joining Murgor Resources Inc., Mr. Richardson worked for numerous junior and major mining companies throughout Canada and overseas. Eagle Hill will benefit from Mr. Richardson's wealth of experience in the exploration for gold, volcanogenic massive sulphides, magmatic nickel and skarn deposits. Mr. Richardson has been the Manager of Exploration of Murgor Resources Inc. (MGR: TSX-V) since 2006.

New Advisory Committee
As Eagle Hill Exploration expands, it will draw upon the extensive experience from its new advisory committee consisting of Mac Watson, Michael McPhie, Wes Roberts, Ian Chisholm, Terry Schorn and Peter Vamos. This team complements financial advisory service provided by IBK Capital Corp.

Mackenzie I. Watson, P.Eng., Advisor
Mac Watson has fifty (50) years of exploration experience in the mineral industry and has been involved in the discovery of numerous coal, base metal and gold deposits in Canada. He was awarded Canada's Prospector of the Year Award in 1991 for his participation in the discovery of a number of deposits in Canada including the Harker Holloway gold mine (Ontario), the Icon-Sullivan copper mine (Quebec), the Long Lake zinc mine (Ontario), the Ellison gold deposit (Quebec), and the Hebecourt copper deposit (Quebec). He was also awarded the Quebec Prospector of the Year Award for his participation in the discovery of the Pusticamica and Verneuil gold deposits in Quebec. He has been involved with Freewest Resources since 1984.

Michael R.J. McPhie, B.Sc. (Honors), M.Sc., Advisor
Managing Director, Natural Resource and Infrastructure Projects with HB Global Advisors Corporation ("HB Global"), the consulting arm of Heenan Blaikie LLP, Michael has over 18 years of experience at senior levels within the Canadian natural resource and infrastructure development sector. Prior to joining HB Global, Michael served for four years as President and CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia representing senior Canadian and international mining and smelting companies with interests in Western Canada. Mr. McPhie has particular expertise in major mineral project evaluation and acquisitions, infrastructure development, financing of public companies, mineral economics, government and community affairs and international policy and regulation relating to the resource sector.

Wes Roberts, P.Eng., Advisor
Wes Roberts is Vice-President Mining of HB Global Advisors Corp. and a Professional Engineer specializing in the economic evaluation and development of mineral deposits. He brings to Eagle Hill Exploration more than 25 years of experience in mineral exploration, mining operations, project engineering and management, as well as diverse mining engineering experience that includes precious and base metals and industrial minerals. Mr. Roberts has been a licensed Professional Engineer of Ontario since 1984.

Ian Chisholm, P.Geo., Technical Advisor
Mr. Chisholm has over 35 years of experience in mineral exploration within the natural resource sector. Ian is Vice-President of a Canadian exploration company specializing in the search for platinum and precious metals and consults to numerous international mining groups.

Terry Schorn, P.Geo., Technical Advisor
Mr. Schorn is a graduate of the world renowned Haileybury School of Mines and brings over 50 years' experience in mineral exploration, development and production to the Company. Mr. Schorn currently serves as Director of numerous junior resource companies and currently sits on the Board of War Eagle Mining Company Inc. (WAR: TSX-V), and Yankee Hat Minerals (KHT: TSX-V).

Peter J. Vamos, P.Eng., Technical Advisor
Mr. Vamos brings over 46 years of extensive, diversified Canadian and international experience in management positions within the areas of operations, project management, expansion research and business development. Mr. Vamos was recently employed by Noront Resources to work on the Windfall Lake project. His knowledge of the project will provide extensive insight to the development of the exploration plan.

About Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation

Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and development of gold and precious metal prospects. The Company is set to become an advanced stage gold and precious metal exploration company with its acquisition of the Windfall Lake high grade gold project, located in Urban Township, Quebec, between Val D'or and Chibougamau. Eagle Hill seeks projects that contain or have potential to have large resource potential. The Company's website at www.eaglehillexploration.com and public filings at www.sedar.com provide additional information on its properties and other information with respect to its management and operations.


P. Bradley Kitchen, President


This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation, including predictions, projections and forecasts. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future, including such things as future business strategy, competitive strengths, goals, expansion, growth of the Company's businesses, operations, plans and with respect to exploration results, the timing and success of exploration activities generally, permitting time lines, government regulation of exploration and mining operations, environmental risks, title disputes or claims, limitations on insurance coverage, timing and possible outcome of any pending litigation and timing and results of future resource estimates or future economic studies.

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Forward-looking statements are based on a number of material factors and assumptions, including, the result of drilling and exploration activities, that contracted parties provide goods and/or services on the agreed timeframes, that equipment necessary for exploration is available as scheduled and does not incur unforeseen break downs, that no labour shortages or delays are incurred, that plant and equipment function as specified, that no unusual geological or technical problems occur, and that laboratory and other related services are available and perform as contracted. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, future events, conditions, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, prediction, projection, forecast, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, the interpretation and actual results of current exploration activities; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; future prices of gold; possible variations in grade or recovery rates; failure of equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; the failure of contracted parties to perform; labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry; delays in obtaining governmental approvals or financing or in the completion of exploration, as well as those factors disclosed in the company's publicly filed documents. Although both companies have attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

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