TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 27, 2012) - Mahdia Gold Corp. (the "Company") (CNSX:MGD) is pleased to announce that at the Company's Annual and Special Meeting (the "Meeting") held on December 21, 2012, the shareholders voted in favour of the special resolutions approving the continuance into Ontario and the empowerment of directors to set the number of directors from time to time between the minimum and maximum number of directors provided for in the Articles of the Company.
At the Meeting, Messrs. Alan Zaakir, John Reynolds, David Bending, Theodore Ens and John Martin were elected as directors of the Company and Kraft Berger LLP, Chartered Accountants, were re-appointed as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year. The shareholders also approved the new by-laws, the shareholder rights plan, and the stock option plan for the Company.
The Company is also pleased to announce that Donald Gordon has agreed to serve as an independent director on the Company's Board of Directors.
Mr. Donald Gordon has over 30 years of experience and expertise in corporate finance analysis, conducting due diligence reviews for regulatory purposes and investment assessment, of public and private companies and has acted as consultant and principal in dozens of reverse takeover transactions. Following a 17-year career at the Vancouver Stock Exchange, mainly as Director of Corporate Finance, Mr. Gordon has been a self-employed consultant to issuers, investment dealers, and stock exchanges since 1999. Mr. Gordon has served as a director of various public companies, and been involved in listing and financing transactions on both stock exchanges in Canada and currently is under contract as Senior Advisor to the Canadian National Stock Exchange. He is a past president of the Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts, as a chartered financial analyst (CFA) has served on the Canadian Advocacy Committee for over 7 years, and holds a master's degree in business administration (MBA).
The Co-Chairman of the Board, Mr John Reynolds, stated: "The Board believes we are extremely fortunate to have Mr. Gordon join the Board, particularly with his extensive experience in corporate governance."
About Mahdia Gold Corp.
Mahdia is a Canadian-based gold exploration company with active gold prospects in Guyana.
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