Gespeg Copper Resources Inc.

TSX VENTURE : GCR


Gespeg Copper Resources Inc.

January 10, 2013 10:11 ET

Gespeg Copper Resources Announces the Nomination of Mr. Sylvain Laberge to President and CEO

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Jan. 10, 2013) - Gespeg Copper Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "GESPEG") (TSX VENTURE:GCR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sylvain Laberge as President and CEO.

After assisting in the creation and start-up of the Company, Mr. Victor Goncalves has stepped down as the President and CEO of Gespeg Copper Resources. The Board of Directors of the Company is pleased to appoint Mr. Sylvain Laberge as the new President and CEO.

Following a degree at the College Lasalle in Montreal, Mr. Sylvain Laberge entered the sales profession where he spent 11 years developing his skills within the service sector. Subsequently, he joined Renmark Financial Communications in 1999, where he was named Vice-President, consulting and acting as an aid to emerging mining companies. In 2007, Mr. Laberge founded S.D.N.L. Financial Communications, and as President continued as a consultant to various publicly trading companies. As a result, Mr. Laberge joined Gespeg Copper in early 2012, and since has played a key role in the development of the Company.

The board would like to thank Mr. Goncalves for his role as President and CEO, and would also like to congratulate him in his new role as Vice-President, Business Development. Mr. Goncalves is vital to this role as he brings with him the industry knowledge and know-how that is required. He also continues to hold the position of President and CEO of Threegold Resources Inc (TSX VENTURE:THG ).

About Gespeg Copper: Gespeg Copper is dedicated to creating shareholder wealth through the discovery of new copper deposits in the underexplored region of Gaspé, Québec, Canada. The Gaspé Peninsula is a prolific copper district, having hosted the historic Noranda Mines camp, in operation from 1950 to 1999.

This news release contains certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur. Although Gespeg Copper believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or realities may differ materially from those in forward looking statements. Forward looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of Gespeg Copper management on the date the statements are made. Except as required by law, Gespeg Copper undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in the event that management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.

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