Abzu Gold Ltd.

Abzu Gold Ltd.

October 22, 2013 12:59 ET

Abzu Announces Change in Officers and Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 22, 2013) - Abzu Gold Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ABS) ("Abzu" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert Baxter as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company.

Mr. Baxter has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. Mr. Baxter was the President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of Norsemont Mining Inc. until April 2011 following the completion of its sale to HudBay Minerals Inc. for $520 million. He has also held positions as a director of Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. and Chariot Resources Ltd. which was sold to China Sci Tech, a Hong Kong listed company. Mr. Baxter is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Indico Resources Ltd. and a director of Pan Global Resources Inc., Prism Resources Inc. and Dorato Resources Inc. He is also General Manager of Baxter Consultants Eng. S.A.C.

Mr. Baxter has an Applied Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from the University of New South Wales and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM).

The Company also announces that Dr. Mark Cruise has resigned as a director of the Company. Dr. Cruise has been a director since December 2010. The Board would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Cruise for his contribution to the Company and wishes him well in his future endeavours.

On behalf of the board of directors of


Gordon Neal, Chairman

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release, which has been prepared by management.

Contact Information

  • Abzu Gold Ltd.
    Gordon Neal
    604 638 3288
    604 398 5387 (FAX)