Gold Hawk Resources Inc.

Gold Hawk Resources Inc.

April 05, 2006 14:50 ET

Gold Hawk Resources Inc.: Appointment of Vice President of Operations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 5, 2006) - Gold Hawk Resources Inc. ("Gold Hawk") (TSX VENTURE:CGK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Rodney (Rod) Lamond, P. Eng. to the position of Vice President of Operations, effective April 3, 2006. Rod will be based in Lima, Peru where he will supervise the start-up and operation of the recently acquired 600 tonne per day (tpd) Tamboraque Mine (see press release March 30, 2006).

Rod is a graduate mining engineer who has 23 years of mining experience of which the last 8 years were at the senior management level. His most recent management positions were as General Manager of Breakwater Resources Ltd.'s 3000 tpd Myra Falls operation on Vancouver Island, B.C. and as General Manager of the 2000 tpd El Mochito Mine in Honduras.

"The hiring of quality industry personnel is an important part of Gold Hawk's growth strategy, and we welcome Rod to our management team", said Gordon Bub, President and CEO of Gold Hawk.

The company also wishes to advise that pursuant to the Company's stock option plan, Gold Hawk has granted incentive stock options to Rod Lamond, to purchase up to an aggregate of 500,000 common shares in the capital stock of the company, exercisable for a period of 5 years, at a price of Cdn$0.43 per share. One third of the options will vest immediately upon the date of grant, one third of the options will vest 12 months from the date of grant and one third of the options will vest 24 months from the date of grant.

Gold Hawk Resources Inc. is a Canadian natural resource company based in Vancouver, B.C. engaged in the exploration, development and operation of precious and base metal mines. In addition to 100% ownership of the Tamboraque Mine, the Company has exploration properties in Peru and Quebec, Canada.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

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