Kaminak Gold Corporation

Kaminak Gold Corporation

September 14, 2010 08:30 ET

Kaminak Announces Appointment of Bruce McLeod to the Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2010) - Kaminak Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:KAM) today announced the appointment of Bruce McLeod, P. Eng to the Board of Directors, subject to regulatory approval. 

"On behalf of the Kaminak team, I would like to welcome Mr. McLeod to the company," stated Rob Carpenter, Kaminak President & CEO. "Mr. McLeod has a track record of developing projects and steering them into production. He was a key player in the acquisition and development of the Minto mine in the Yukon. His extensive corporate and Yukon experience is an asset that will bolster the company's growth."

D. Bruce McLeod, P. Eng

Bruce McLeod is a Mining Engineer with over 25 years of mine experience focusing on project development, strategic planning and merger and acquisition activities. 

Mr. McLeod was a co-recipient of the 2009 Association of Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) E.A. Scholz Award for excellence in mine development. As part of the Sherwood Copper Corp. team, he was acknowledged for his leadership in advancing the Minto copper-gold-silver mine in the Yukon to production. Through highly progressive and cooperative relationships with government agencies, First Nations, and local communities, his efforts have led to significant socio-economic benefits to the Yukon and its people.

Mr. McLeod is currently the President, CEO & Director of Creston Moly Corp. and Troon Ventures Ltd., and sits as an independent board member of several listed companies including Capstone Mining Corp. He was a co-founder of Stornoway Diamond Corporation and founder and Executive Chairman of Sherwood Copper Corp., which in 2008 completed a business combination with Capstone Mining Corp. 

His professional associations include chair of the TSXV Exchange's Local Advisory Committee, a member in the Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia, and the Association of Professional Engineers of BC. Mr. McLeod also sits a Co-Chair of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Securities Committee and is involved with several non profit groups including Science World, as a member of its board of directors. 

Stock Options Grant

Kaminak Gold Corporation's Board of Directors has granted an aggregate of 250,000 stock options, subject to regulatory approval, to an Insider of the Corporation. The options will have an exercise price of $3.12 per common share, with a hold period of four months and will expire on September 14th, 2015.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Kaminak

Rob Carpenter, Ph.D., P.Geo., President and CEO

Kaminak Gold Corporation

Kaminak is a member of the Discovery Group of companies. For more information on the group please visit www.discoveryexp.com.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Kaminak Gold Corporation
    Tony Reda
    Vice-President of Corporate Development
    Toll Free: 1.888.331.2269 or direct: 604.646.4534