Birim Goldfields Inc.
TSX : BGI

Birim Goldfields Inc.

April 03, 2006 08:32 ET

Birim Goldfields Inc.: Vic King Commences as New President

MONTREAL, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - April 3, 2006) - Birim Goldfields Inc. (TSX:BGI) ("Birim" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that effective April 1, 2006, Mr. Victor King has assumed the role as President and Chief Operating Officer of Birim Goldfield Inc. Mr. King holds a BSc. (Hons) in Geology from the University of Cape Town and for the past 25 years has been actively involved in the successful exploration and development of gold mines in Africa. Mr. King's previous position was Gold Field's Regional Exploration Manager for Africa.

"As one of the early Canadian junior companies to venture into Ghana, Birim has been able to accumulate an enviable portfolio of exploration properties," says Vic King. "The company has a highly motivated, experienced and well equipped team that has the capacity to very effectively advance multiple existing drill targets and to generate new opportunities. I look forward to directing the company through the exciting period ahead."

Mr. Denis Simoneau, past President of Birim, will continue on in his role as Director and CEO of Birim Goldfields Inc. Mr. Simoneau has been an invaluable asset to the Company's development and growth over the past 11 years. He was instrumental in the procurement of the Dunkwa and Bui District concessions in Ghana and the subsequent discovery of the Mampon Deposit and its sale to Golden Star Resources. Mr. Simoneau's in-depth experience and relationships in Ghana and abroad will continue to benefit Birim's growth strategy and make him a key member of Birim's management team.

Birim Goldfields Inc. is a royalty-based exploration company and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol BGI. There are presently 51.5 million shares outstanding.

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