Andean American Gold Corp.

Andean American Gold Corp.

August 19, 2005 15:42 ET

Andean American Mining Corp.: Corporate Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 19, 2005) - Andean American Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AAG) -

The Company wishes to advise; further to our news release of June 17th announcing the appointment of Mr. Bryan Morris, F.CIMA as Chief Financial Officer and Director, the Company has granted stock options in keeping with the Company's stock option plan.

As Mr. Morris is both Chief Financial Officer and a Director the options granted are 250,000 at 85 cents.

The Company also wishes to announce the appointment of Ms. Sheera Waisman, MBA as Director of Media Relations effective August 4th, 2005.

Ms. Waisman is a well prepared and experienced professional with over 15 years as a Media Producer and Director including 10 years as a Manager at Roger Cable and a Board Member and President of the Greater Vancouver Media Association.

Her affiliation includes:

Member, American Marketing Association, BC chapter, 1995-2005

Member, Canadian Investor Relations Institute, 2000-2005

Member, CIRI BC Programming Committee, 2000-2004

Member, BC Technology Industries Association, 1999-2004

Member, BC Industrial Relations Association, 1995-2004

Member, Human Resource Management Association, 1995-2003

Member, Greater Vancouver Media Association, 1983-2002

President, Greater Vancouver Media Association, 1993-1995

Andean American Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AAG) is focused on gold mining, exploration and development with its head office in Vancouver and operations in Peru. The company is a low cost, profitable producer with sales up 111% in 2005. Andean is actively pursuing new opportunities and has recently acquired lands from Barrick. With its current and new properties, with its strong management team and with a commitment to steady growth and financial viability, Andean is well positioned to become a leading organization in the mining industry.

On behalf of Andean American Mining Corp.,

John Huguet, President & CEO

This news release may contain forward-looking statements regarding upcoming work programs and events. Actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

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Contact Information

  • Andean American Mining Corp.
    John Huguet
    President & CEO
    (604) 681-6186 or 1-888-356-4784
    (604) 681-3652 (FAX)