ANDINA Minerals Inc.

ANDINA Minerals Inc.

December 04, 2007 08:59 ET

Andina Announces Appointment of Vice-President, Investor Relations

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 4, 2007) - ANDINA Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ADM) ("Andina") is pleased to announce that Tracey M. Thom has joined Andina as Vice President, Investor Relations. Ms. Thom has over 14 years of experience in the mining industry, most recently with Kinross Gold Corporation ("Kinross") where she held the position of Director, Investor Relations and Communications. Prior to that, she held various positions at TVX Gold Inc. until its acquisition by Kinross in 2003. During her tenure, Ms. Thom was involved with two significant corporate acquisitions, including the $3.4 billion takeover of Bema Gold Corporation by Kinross.

"We are pleased to have Ms. Thom as our newest addition to the management team. Her experience in the senior mining arena and her knowledge of working within Chile will be a valuable resource as we advance our Volcan Gold Project in Chile", said Carl Hansen, President and CEO.

Andina has granted an aggregate of 175,000 options of which 100,000 options were
granted to an officer of the Company and 75,000 options were granted to consultants. The options are exercisable at $4.60 and expire on November 28, 2012.

About Andina Minerals Inc.

Andina is an Americas-focused exploration company, with a portfolio of precious
metals exploration projects in Chile, including its flagship Volcan Gold Project, strategically located in the Maricunga Gold Belt.

Contact Information

  • Andina Minerals Inc.
    Carl B. Hansen
    President and CEO
    (416) 203-3488
    (416) 203-3438 (FAX)
    Andina Minerals Inc.
    Tracey M. Thom
    Vice President, Investor Relations
    (416) 203-3488
    (416) 203-3438 (FAX)