True Gold Mining Inc.

True Gold Mining Inc.

July 09, 2015 06:30 ET

Maryse Belanger Joins True Gold Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 9, 2015) - True Gold Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TGM) ("True Gold" or the "Company) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Maryse Belanger to its Board of Directors.

Ms. Belanger brings over 30 years of experience in the mining industry with strengths in operational excellence and efficiency. Currently, she is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Mirabela Nickel Ltd. (ASX:MBN) where she has been responsible for the remarkable turn around of the company and the reestablishment of the Santa Rita mine as one the world's premier nickel copper sulphide open pit operations. From 2012 to 2014, Ms. Belanger was Senior Vice President, Technical Services at Goldcorp where she oversaw the global geology, mine planning and design, metallurgy and geotechnical engineering functions. During her career, Ms. Belanger has also gained considerable expertise providing oversight and project management support for some of the mining industry's key strategic acquisitions. Prior to joining Goldcorp, Ms. Belanger was Director, Technical Services for Kinross Gold Corporation for Brazil and Chile. Ms. Belanger holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and a graduate certificate in Geostatistics. She is also fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

"We are delighted to welcome Maryse to the Board," said Dr. Mark O'Dea, Executive Chairman. "Her technical skillset is exceptional, and her deep operational experience is a strong addition to our Board. We are confident that Maryse will add considerable value as we transition into production at Karma, and continue to evaluate opportunities for growth."

In addition to her role at True Gold, Ms. Belanger is currently a board member of CEEC the Coalition for Eco Efficient Comminution and is an active member of Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST).

Ms. Belanger has been granted 200,000 options at an exercise price of $0.22 per share, which will vest in accordance with the Company's Stock Option Plan.

True Gold's Board of Directors is now comprised of eight members, including six independent directors.

About True Gold

True Gold Mining Inc. is where gold comes to life. We are committed to growing a successful gold exploration, development and production company, by focusing on projects with low costs, low technical risks and solid economics. The Company's board, management and technical teams have proven track records in gold exploration, development, operations and production worldwide.

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Mark O'Dea, Executive Chairman

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