Golden Predator Mines Inc.
TSX : GP

Golden Predator Mines Inc.

July 16, 2008 12:59 ET

Golden Predator Mines Inc. Appoints Larry Yau as Chief Financial Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - Golden Predator Mines Inc. (TSX:GP) is pleased to announce Mr. Larry Yau has been appointed Chief Financial Officer replacing current Chief Financial Officer, George Lim, effective August 1, 2008. Mr. Lim, who has served as Golden Predator's Chief Financial Officer since July 17, 2006, will continue with Golden Predator in an advisory capacity working closely with Mr. Yau to ensure a seamless transition.

Mr. Yau has over seventeen years of extensive public company experience in the mining sector with mergers and acquisitions, financial management and financial reporting. Mr. Yau was previously Chief Financial Officer of Farallon Resources Ltd. where he facilitated financing of over $100 million. Prior to Farallon he led the Vancouver Corporate Development Group at Placer Dome Inc., focusing on merger and acquisitions and project development.

Mr. Yau holds B.Sc. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Saskatchewan and is a Chartered Accountant. Mr. Yau will oversee the financial department of Golden Predator Mines Inc., based in Vancouver, which includes Mr. Alex Tong, CA, previously Corporate Controller of Energy Metals Corporation.

President and Chief Executive Officer William Sheriff said, "I am very pleased to announce Mr. Yau's appointment as Chief Financial Officer. His extensive experience in cross border issues and merger and acquisition accounting will serve Golden Predator very well as we continue to consolidate the junior gold sector in Nevada. Concurrently, I would like to thank Mr. Lim for his contribution to the Company."

Further information on Golden Predator Mines Inc. is available on the SEDAR web site at www.sedar.com and on the company's web site at www.goldenpredator.com.

Golden Predator Mines Inc.

Bill Sheriff, President and CEO

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Contact Information

  • Golden Predator Mines Inc.
    Bill Sheriff
    President and CEO
    (972) 333-2214
    or
    Golden Predator Mines Inc.
    Art Ettlinger
    CTO
    (604) 685-1964
    Website: www.goldenpredator.com