Legend Gold Corp.

Legend Gold Corp.

July 15, 2014 07:30 ET

Legend Announces the Appointment of a Manager of Investor Relations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 15, 2014) - Legend Gold Corp. (the "Company" or "Legend") (TSX VENTURE:LGN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Chiara Orrigoni as Manager of Investor Relations, effective immediately.

Ms. Orrigoni brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with the investment community to Legend, and will be a key component of the management team in developing strategies to maximize shareholder value.

Prior to joining Legend, Ms. Orrigoni held senior investor relations and communications positions with Baja Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BAJ), a mine development and exploration company; Ravenwolf Resource Group, which included exploration and development projects with companies such as Western Copper and Gold Corp. (TSX:WRN), Copper North Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:COL), and Northisle Copper and Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NCX); and investor relations positions within a corporate communications group and PricewaterhouseCoopers based out of Italy. Ms. Orrigoni's professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Business Administration from LIUC Università Cattaneo in Varese, Italy, and Mine 1010 - Mineral Exploration and Mining for the Business and Investment Community from British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver, Canada.

Ms. Orrigoni's principal duties will include supporting the Company's management and board of directors to achieve its commercial and strategic goals, focusing on the role of investor relations. Ms. Orrigoni's extensive knowledge of the capital markets, and the information needs of institutional and retail investors and the equity analysts who cover mining and resource companies, will help Legend to develop appropriate messaging tools, maintain a shareholder and interested investor database and provide relevant information to them, support management and shareholder objectives, and assist in financing objectives of the Company. She will carry out her duties as a part-time employee of the Company, from its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia, and will devote half of her working time to the Company and the other half to another TSX Venture listed issuer based in the same offices.

As part of the employment agreement, the Company will grant Ms. Orrigoni stock options to acquire 150,000 common shares of Legend once a three month probationary period has been completed.

About Legend:

Legend is a mineral exploration and development company focused on exploring for gold in the Republic of Mali, West Africa. Legend's principal projects include the Lakanfla, Korali Sud (formerly Diba), Badiazila, Bala Ouest (formerly Mougnina), and Tiekoumala.

This press release has been prepared by Legend Gold Corp. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Statements contained in this news release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking information" or "forward-looking statements" (collectively, "Forward-Looking Information") within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation and the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-Looking Information includes, but is not limited to, disclosure regarding possible events, conditions or financial performance that is based on assumptions about future economic conditions and courses of action; the timing and costs of future exploration activities on the Company's properties; success of exploration activities; permitting time lines and requirements; time lines for technical reports; planned exploration and development of properties and the results thereof; and planned expenditures and budgets and the execution thereof. In certain cases, Forward-Looking Information can be identified by the use of words and phrases such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", budget", "scheduled", "suggest", "optimize", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", "potential" or "does not anticipate", believes", "anomalous" or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". In making the forward-looking statements in this news release, the Company has applied several material assumptions, including, but not limited to, that the current exploration and other objectives concerning its mineral projects can be achieved and that its other corporate activities will proceed as expected; that the current price and demand for gold will be sustained or will improve; that general business and economic conditions will not change in a materially adverse manner; the continuity of the price of gold and other metals, economic and political conditions and operations.
Forward-Looking Information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the Forward-Looking Information. Such risks and other factors include, among others, risks related to the availability of financing on commercially reasonable terms and the expected use of proceeds; operations and contractual obligations; changes in exploration programs based upon results of exploration; future prices of metals; availability of third party contractors; availability of equipment; failure of equipment to operate as anticipated; accidents, effects of weather and other natural phenomena and other risks associated with the mineral exploration industry; environmental risks; certainty of mineral licenses; community and governmental relations; delays in obtaining governmental approvals or financing; fluctuations in mineral prices; the nature of mineral exploration and mining and the uncertain commercial viability of certain mineral deposits; the Company's lack of operating revenues; governmental regulations and the ability to obtain necessary licenses and permits; changes in environmental laws and regulations and changes in the application of standards pursuant to existing laws and regulations which may increase costs of doing business and restrict operations; risks related to dependence on key personnel; and estimates used in financial statements proving to be incorrect; as well as those factors discussed in the Company's public disclosure record. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could affect the Company and may cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in Forward-Looking Information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that Forward-Looking Information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on Forward-Looking Information. Except as required by law, the Company does not assume any obligation to release publicly any revisions to Forward-Looking Information contained in this news release to reflect events or circumstances after the date thereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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