High River Gold Mines Ltd.
TSX : HRG

High River Gold Mines Ltd.

October 21, 2009 09:00 ET

High River Gold Announces Appointment of Chief Executive Officer

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2009) - High River Gold Mines Ltd. ("High River" or the "Company") (TSX:HRG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Igor Klimanov as Chief Executive Officer.

About High River

High River is unhedged gold company with interests in producing mines and advanced exploration projects in Russia and Burkina Faso. Two producing mines, Zun-Holba and Irokinda, are situated in the Lake Baikal region of Russia. Two new open pit gold mines, Berezitovy in Russia and Taparko-Bouroum in Burkina Faso, are also in production. Finally, High River has two advanced exploration projects with NI 43-101 compliant resource estimates, the Bissa gold project in Burkina Faso and 50% interest in the Prognoz silver project in Russia.

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