TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 25, 2012) - Bison Gold Resources Inc. ("Bison Gold" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:BGE) announces today that management will be replacing two of its nominations for election to the Company's board of directors as originally set out in the Company's management information circular, dated May 25, 2012. The Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lucas Ewart, has advised the Company that he has decided not to stand for re-election to the board of Bison. Additionally, management has now decided that it will no longer be nominating the Company's Chief Financial officer, Amir Mousavi, for election to the board.
In replacement of Messrs. Ewart and Mousavi, management will be nominating Mr. Borys Chabursky and Mr. Ian Campbell.
Mr. Chabursky is an experienced entrepreneur, having created or financed over 40 companies in a wide range of industries such as life sciences, mining, services and entertainment. Mr. Chabursky remains actively involved in many of these firms and works with management in an oversight and advisory capacity. Mr. Chabursky is also the President and Founder of SHI Consulting - a global life sciences strategy consulting firm - and the Chairman of SHI Capital - a boutique investment bank. Mr. Chabursky is currently a member of a number of for-profit and not-for-profit boards, including GEMMA Biotechnology, Micropharma, and Virgin Metals Inc. He is also an active board member of the Ontario Chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO). In 2002, Mr. Chabursky was named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40. He is a sought-after speaker at international conferences and has been featured in international television, radio and print media including Canadian Business, CBC, Global TV, The National Post, Business Executive, Les Echos (French daily newspaper), Turkish Daily News, and The China Post. Mr. Chabursky, either directly or indirectly, owns or exercises direction or control over 5,098,611 shares of Bison.
Mr. Campbell, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, has been advising small and medium sized businesses in the areas of accounting, audit, tax, finance and acquisitions/divestitures for over 20 years. In 1996 he founded Hawton Campbell Chartered Accountants. Prior to founding Hawton Campbell, he worked for a large US public company in corporate acquisitions. Since 2008, Mr. Campbell has been a director in two private African based exploration companies. Ian is also a graduate of the MBA program at the York University Shulich School of Business. Mr. Campbell does not own or exercise control or direction over any shares of Bison.
Shareholders that have delivered proxies in favour of management will have their proxy voted for the amended slate of nominee directors proposed by management. Shareholders may revoke their proxy at any time prior to the commencement of the Company's Annual General Meeting.
About Bison Gold
Bison Gold is a Canadian public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Bison Gold is focused on gold exploration with property assets in Manitoba, Canada. The flagship property, Central Manitoba, is historically the 2nd largest gold producer in the prolific Rice Lake Greenstone Belt after San Gold Corp.'s Rice Lake Mining Operations. Further details can be found on Bison Gold's website at www.bisongold.com.
We seek safe harbour. This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding the timing and content of upcoming programs and may be subject to regulatory approval. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. Without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and resources, exploration results, and future plans and objectives of the Company are forward looking statements that involve various risks. The following are important factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements: changes in the world wide price of mineral commodities, general market conditions, risks inherent in mineral exploration, risks associated with development, construction and mining operations, the uncertainty of future profitability and the uncertainty of access to additional capital. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events may differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Bison undertakes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.
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