Barisan Gold Corporation

Barisan Gold Corporation

November 07, 2011 09:21 ET

Barisan Gold Announces the Following Appointments

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 7, 2011) - Barisan Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:BG) is pleased to announce the following changes to the officers and directors of the company effective immediately.

Alex Granger, Chief Executive Officer of Barisan Gold Corporation, has been appointed to the board of directors of the company. Since the spin-off of Barisan Gold Corporation from East Asia Minerals Corporation, Mr. Granger has taken a leadership role within the company, which will be of significant value to the board of directors going forward.

Giuseppe Lo Grasso has been appointed Vice President, Exploration of Barisan Gold Corporation. Mr. Lo Grasso brings a wealth of experience working on some of the largest gold-copper porphyry discoveries over the last decade. Mr. Lo Grasso was previously Senior Geologist at the Oyu Tolgoi project of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. in Mongolia as well as Project Manager at the Reko Diq project of Barrick Gold Corp. and Antofagasta PLC in Pakistan. Barisan Gold Corporation is extremely pleased to have Mr. Lo Grasso join as a senior officer of the company to lead the exploration and development of the Barisan gold-copper porphyries.

Barisan Gold also wishes to inform that Dr. Darryl Clark, President of Barisan Gold Corporation, has decided to step down from his role in the company to pursue other interests. Barisan Gold Corporation wishes to thank Dr. Clark for his hard work and dedication to the Barisan porphyries during his time with the company and wish him well in his new ventures.

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About Barisan Gold Corporation

Barisan Gold (TSX VENTURE:BG) is a Canadian-based minerals exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "BG". The Company is engaged in the exploration, acquisition and development of mineral properties in Indonesia. Barisan Gold currently owns and operates three gold and gold-copper properties in Indonesia's Aceh Province on the northern tip of Sumatra Island, namely the Barisan gold-copper porphyry belt, the Abong epithermal gold project and the Takengon gold-copper porphyry prospect. Barisan Gold currently has 40,706,186 shares outstanding.

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