Geovic Mining Corp.

Geovic Mining Corp.

November 09, 2007 13:24 ET

Geovic Mining Corp. Appoints Greg Hill Senior Vice President and CFO

GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2007) - Geovic Mining Corp. (Geovic or Company) (TSX VENTURE:GMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Hill as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective November 1, 2007.

Mr. Hill has been the acting CFO for Geovic since August 2006 and has had a long and distinguished career as a finance professional. Mr. Hill was President of Englewood Capital LLC since 2001 where he provided investment and financial advisory services to a number of technology companies. Previously, Mr. Hill served as Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of Lineo Inc., CFO of Sensorium Software Inc., Treasurer of Quark Inc. and Visiting Associate Professor at the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hill held international finance positions with Phillips Petroleum and Freeport Minerals. Mr. Hill holds a BS degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard University.

Also effective November 1, 2007, Mr. Michael Walthall was appointed Principal Accounting Officer for Geovic. Mr. Walthall joined the Company in September 2007 as Corporate Controller. Mr. Walthall started his career as an auditor for a major international accounting firm. Subsequently, he held controller or CFO positions with several fast growing technology companies and also spent several years working as an investment banker where he was involved in public offerings, private placements and acquisitions. For the past five years, Mr. Walthall provided accounting, tax and business consulting services to individuals and small businesses. He holds a BA degree in Business Administration from California State University Fullerton.

Geovic Mining Corp. - Background

Through its 60% ownership of Geovic Cameroon PLC, Geovic is planning to develop a substantial cobalt-nickel-manganese project in southeastern Cameroon. The Company is also engaged in the exploration for other minerals in Colorado, Wyoming and Arizona in the USA. Further information on the Company can be accessed on our web-site at

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