Douglas Lake Minerals Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : DLKM

Douglas Lake Minerals Inc.

October 07, 2011 13:41 ET

Douglas Lake Appoints Dr Reyno Scheepers as Chief Operating Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 7, 2011) - Douglas Lake Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "Douglas Lake") (OTCBB:DLKM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Reyno Scheepers to the new position of Chief Operating Officer ("COO"), effective immediately. The appointment of Dr. Scheepers is another major milestone for the company, maintaining exploration momentum on its high potential targets within its 100% owned 800 sq km property at Handeni.

Dr. Reyno Scheepers has been a Director of Douglas Lake Minerals Inc., since September 21, 2010. His involvement with the mining industry stretches for a period of 28 years, and includes gold mining in South Africa, underground geology, underground and surface exploration and gold exploration project planning. One of his achievements in Tanzania was the investigation of the geology and technical aspects of the Merelani tanzanite deposit which eventually led to the listing of the first coloured gemstone company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. His knowledge of rock formations hosting the Handeni gold mineralization stretches over a period of 13 years, commencing with the investigation of the structural and geochemical aspects of the so called eastern granulites in 1998. Dr. Scheepers is also closely involved in the application and development of geochemical analytical techniques and was in charge of the running of an XRF laboratory, an ICP-AES laboratory and a micro thermometric laboratory. Well-known and respected in the geological profession, Dr. Scheepers has participated in the development of international geochemical reference standards, and has been involved in numerous challenging analytical problems.

He recently held the position of President and Managing Director of Douglas Lake Minerals Tanzania. As the company's COO, Dr Scheepers will lead Douglas Lake's entire project team and be responsible for all technical, field operations and related developmental activities.

"Dr Scheepers technical and operational expertise will be instrumental in our vision to become a dominant and successful player in the Handeni district of Tanzania. Within a space of two months he was able to mobilize technical and operation teams and intercept gold on both our Magambazi East and Kwandege targets ("2 out of 12 targets"). " said Dr Douglas Boateng, President and CEO of Douglas Lake Minerals.

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