High River Gold Mines Ltd.

High River Gold Mines Ltd.

September 03, 2009 17:30 ET

High River Gold Announces Appointment of New Board Member

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 3, 2009) - High River Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX:HRG) ("High River" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Igor Klimanov to the board of directors.

Mr. Klimanov currently holds the position of Manager of Strategy and Corporate Development at Severstal Resources. Prior to his appointment at Severstal Resources, Mr. Klimanov was project manager at Petrograins Enterprises Limited. Mr. Klimanov holds a PhD (Plasma Physics) from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, and an Engineering Physics degree from the Moscow Engineering and Physics Institute. Mr. Klimanov is fluent in Russian, English and French.

About High River

High River is a gold company with interests in producing mines and advanced exploration projects in Burkina Faso and Russia.

Contact Information

  • High River Gold Mines Ltd.
    Dan Hrushewsky
    Vice President Investor Relations
    (416) 947 1440
    (416) 360 0010 (FAX)