Kinross Gold Corporation

Kinross Gold Corporation

March 30, 2005 17:00 ET

Kinross Gold Corporation: Bob Buchan To Resign From Board of Directors


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FOR: KINROSS GOLD CORPORATION

TSX SYMBOL: K
NYSE SYMBOL: KGC

MARCH 30, 2005 - 17:00 ET

Kinross Gold Corporation: Bob Buchan To Resign From
Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 30, 2005) - Kinross Gold
Corporation's (TSX:K)(NYSE:KGC) ("Kinross" or the "Company") Board of
Directors announce with regret that it has accepted Bob Buchan's
resignation from Kinross' Board, effective March 31, 2005. John Oliver,
Kinross' Chairman, said today, "Bob has been an integral member of our
Board since its inception in May 1993 and his leadership and business
expertise were significant contributions to the Company." Mr. Oliver
will remain Chairman of the Board and Tye Burt, Kinross' newly appointed
President and CEO, has recently been elected to the Board.

Mr. Oliver noted, "the Board would like to thank Bob again for all of
his hard work in building and growing the Company to be the major gold
mining producer that it is today. Bob's ability to grow the Company
through strategic acquisitions and financings has demonstrated his keen
business acumen."

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Kinross Gold Corporation
    Christopher T. Hill
    Vice President, Investor Relations
    (416) 365-7254
    or
    Kinross Gold Corporation
    Tracey M. Thom
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (416) 365-1362
    info@kinross.com
    www.kinross.com