First Gold Exploration Inc.

First Gold Exploration Inc.

December 13, 2010 13:08 ET

First Gold Exploration Inc.: New Appointment

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 13, 2010) - First Gold Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EFG)(FRANKFURT:F12)(OTCQX:FGEXF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jenna Hardy as director of the Company.

Ms. Jenna Hardy, M.Sc, MBA, P.Geo. has over 25 years of exploration and mining industry experience in Canada, US, Mexico and South America, and was involved in re-opening, greening and expansion of large-scale historic operations at Quiruvilca and Huaron Mines in Peru and at the Cozamin and La Colorada Mines in Mexico. Since 2006, she has been involved with Commerce Resources (TSX VENTURE:CCE)(FRANKFURT:D7H)(OTCQX:CMRZF) where she currently acts as Manager Environmental Regulatory and Technical Services for the Blue River Ta-Nb project which is moving from exploration towards development, with a PEA expected in early 2011. From 1996 to 2004, she served as the Manager of Health Safety Environment with Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS)(TSX:PAA) where she was responsible for corporate oversight of health, safety and environmental issues at operating subsidiaries in Peru, Mexico and Bolivia, as well as development projects in Argentina, Canada and the USA. In 2004, Ms. Hardy reactivated a consulting company that she founded in 1986 and currently provides environmental, corporate development and corporate governance services to junior natural resource companies working in Mexico and Canada.

Ms. Hardy will receive 100,000 stock options of the Company. Each option entitles its holder to acquire one share of the Company at $0.32 for a five-year period.

The above-mentioned transactions are subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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