Kodiak Exploration Limited

Kodiak Exploration Limited

January 15, 2010 09:11 ET

Kodiak Appoints Darren Lindsay Vice President-Exploration

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 15, 2010) - Kodiak Exploration Limited (TSX VENTURE:KXL)(FRANKFURT:KX3) is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Lindsay as Vice President-Exploration. Mr. Lindsay is a professional geoscientist registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) and has 15 years experience in exploration geology for precious and base metals in North and South America. He has worked for both junior and senior companies, including BHP Minerals Canada Ltd, Miramar Mining Corporation, Inmet Mining Corporation and most recently Newmont Mining Corporation, undertaking management roles of increasing responsibility including supervision of large scale exploration and feasibility level projects. Most recently Mr. Lindsay has played a significant role as the team involved with the expansion and feasibility level studies of the multi million ounce Madrid and Doris gold deposits in Hope Bay, NU. His work at Hope Bay focused on gold deposits and geologic environments similar to that seen in Beardmore-Geraldton, ON and Mines Point, MB; Kodiak's key gold exploration project areas. Mr. Lindsay holds Bachelor of Science (Hon. Geology) and Bachelor of Science (Hon. Biochemistry) Degrees and is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia, and the Geological Association of Canada.

Mr. Brian J. Maher, Kodiak President and Chief Operating Officer comments: "Darren brings a wealth of experience to our company at a crucial point in our evolution from pure explorer to a company with pre-feasibility stage projects. Darren's experience at Newmont, one of the world's premier gold companies, leading the geologic team in District exploration and advanced development of the Hope Bay gold deposits, will be a great benefit to Kodiak. Our entire organization is delighted to have a person with Darren's background and history of success lead our exploration effort".

On behalf of the Board of Directors
Brian J. Maher
President and Chief Operating Officer

This release may contain forward-looking statements or statements that relate to programs that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results could differ materially from the Company's expectations and projections.


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