Andean American Gold Corp.

Andean American Gold Corp.

June 17, 2005 14:04 ET

Andean Appoints New CFO

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - June 17, 2005) - Andean American Mining Corp. (TSXV:AAG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bryan Morris, F.CIMA as Chief Financial Officer and Director.

Mr. Morris brings many years of valuable experience to Andean American; until his retirement in August 2003, Mr. Morris worked for Teck Cominco Limited as Vice President, Business Development and was responsible for identifying, evaluating and negotiating acquisitions, primarily in the zinc business. Prior to that appointment he had been Vice President, Finance and Director of Cominco Resources International Ltd., the listed international exploration arm of Cominco Ltd., and had held senior positions in Cominco's finance organization. During his career with Teck Cominco he also served as a director of several subsidiary and associated companies. Between 1965 and 1974 Mr. Morris worked in Peru for Cerro de Pasco Corporation and Centromin. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and is also a director of several junior mining companies.

Bryan's unique qualifications; hands on in Peru, international business development, mining and international finance combined with his fluent Spanish make him a very strong addition to Andean American.

Andean American, producing, profitable, expanding and exploring.

On behalf of Andean American Mining Corp.,

John Huguet, President & CEO

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Contact Information

  • Andean American Mining Corp.
    John Huguet
    (604) 681-6186 or Toll Free: 1-888-356-4784
    Andean American Mining Corp.
    Hai Van Le
    Director of Corporate Development
    (604) 681-6186 or Toll Free: 1-888-356-4784