SOURCE: GoldLand Holdings Co.

GoldLand Holdings Co.

January 18, 2011 09:30 ET

GoldLand Holdings Co. (GHDC) Welcomes Roger Scammell as President and Director

BRADENTON, FL--(Marketwire - January 18, 2011) - GoldLand Holdings Co.'s (OTCBB: GHDC) Board of Directors announces that they have invited Mr. Roger Scammell to join the Board of Directors and that he also accepted the position of President of the Company.

Mr. Scammell has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from University of London, England and is a licensed Professional Geoscientist of Ontario. He has 40 years' experience in the mining and exploration industry worldwide and most notably in North America, México and Guatemala; principally with epithermal gold/silver, polymetallic base metal, combined with nickel and coal deposits. He was the Country Manager (México) for Teck Corporation and its Mexican subsidiary, Minera Teck S.A. de C.V. from 1992 to 2002. Under his direction, Minera Teck discovered the 72 million tonne San Nicolas volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit in Zacatecas, México and the El Limon gold skarn in Guerrero, México.

Since 2004, he has held the position of Vice President of Exploration and later President of Scorpio Mining Corporation and its Mexican subsidiary Minera Cosalá. During this time, he was responsible for the administration and execution of exploration, development and initial production of the Nuestra Señora polymetallic silver mine in Sonora, México as well as the onsite construction of the 1,000 tonnes per day flotation mill.

He currently serves as President and Director of Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (OTCBB: SFMI).

Pierre Quilliam, CEO and Chairman of the Board, states, "He is a world renowned geologist with enormous credentials, world-class geological discoveries and life-long career experiences, with a strong pedigree that combines both experiences and education. Roger is a perfect addition to GoldLand Holding Co.'s team. I welcome him and look forward to working closely with Roger, as the Company continues to mature and expand its mining activities."

The Company believes that Mr. Scammell with his geological acumen will be a key in the evaluation of different mineralized properties that could be part of the Company's current portfolio of holdings.

Roger Scammell, President and Director, states, "I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with Pierre and his team. I believe that my experience in the North American Mining Industry will be great benefit in assistance in the company's growth and achieving its goals."

GoldLand Holdings Co. (OTCBB: GHDC) acquires mineral properties with the intent to consolidate scattered land holdings into a solid portfolio with the intent to then develop the properties to full-scale mining with established industry leaders as partners.

Further Information: contact Rich Kaiser, Investor Relations, 800-631-8127 and/or visit www.goldlandholdings.com

GHDC cautions that the statements made in this press release constitute forward-looking statements, and not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from the projections in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management at the time the statements are made.

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