SOURCE: La Mancha Resources

May 03, 2011 12:20 ET

La Mancha Appoints New COO and CFO

PARIS--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) - La Mancha Resources Inc. (TSX: LMA) (hereinafter "La Mancha" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigel Tamlyn as its Chief Operating Officer, effective May 5, 2011, and Gonzague Thomasset as its Chief Financial Officer, effective June 30, 2011.

Dominique Delorme, President and CEO of La Mancha, stated that: "We are happy to welcome Nigel and Gonzague to the management team and are confident that, due to their extensive experience and proven track records, they will quickly start contributing to La Mancha's success."

Mr. Tamlyn is a strong technical expert with more than 25 years of experience in the mining industry, predominantly in gold, copper and zinc open pit and underground operations and corresponding processing plants. Most recently, he was Vice President & General Manager of Golden Star Resources in Ghana. He is a Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council of the United Kingdom, a Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa, and a member of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy and the South African Institution of Mining and Metallurgy. He holds a B.Sc. (Honours) Mining Engineering and A.C.S.M from the Camborne School of Mines, Cornwall and M.Sc. Mining Specialising in Mineral Economics from University of the Witwatersrand.

Mr. Thomasset has over 25 years of general expertise in management and finance. He joined AREVA's Mining Business Group in 2008 as Vice President of Finance & IT for AREVA Resources Southern Africa. Prior to joining AREVA, he held various senior financial executive and corporate controller positions. Mr. Thomasset is a business graduate from the EMLYON Business School of Lyon, France.

La Mancha Resources Inc. is an international gold producer with operations, development projects and exploration activities in Africa, Australia and Argentina. La Mancha's shares trade on the Toronto (TSX) under the symbol "LMA". For more information on the Company, visit its website at

This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements", including, but not limited to the statements regarding the Company's strategic plans and timelines, and other risks referred to in La Mancha's 2010 Annual Information Form filed with the Securities Commissions, as well as the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Contact Information

  • For additional information, please contact:
    La Mancha Resources Inc.
    Martin Amyot
    Vice President Corporate Development
    Tel: (514) 987-5115

    Nicole Blanchard
    Investor Relations
    (514) 961-0229

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