Oremex Gold Inc.
TSX VENTURE : OAU
FRANKFURT : OM8

Oremex Gold Inc.

December 07, 2011 08:30 ET

Oremex Gold Appoints David A. Terry, Ph.D., P.Geo, as CEO and President

- Dr. Terry Is a Registered Professional Geoscientist and Holds a B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Geology From the University of Western Ontario

- Dr. Terry Has Over 20 Years of International Experience in Exploration Project Management With Major and Junior Resource Companies

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 7, 2011) - Oremex Gold Inc. ("Oremex Gold" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:OAU)(FRANKFURT:OM8) is pleased to announce that David A. Terry, Ph.D., P.Geo., has been appointed as CEO and President of the Company.

John Carlesso, Executive Chairman of the Board, commented: "We feel very fortunate that Dr. Terry will be leading Oremex Gold through what promises to be a very active and exciting period. David has a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience throughout Latin America and Mexico in particular. He has been instrumental in the development of Oremex Gold due to his direct involvement as a Director on the Board of Oremex Silver. Being based in Vancouver will also allow for very effective collaboration with our Joint Venture partner, Oro Mining, on the vast highly-prospective Guasima/Concordia concessions. The entire Board welcomes Dr. Terry and looks forward to supporting him as Oremex Gold develops its discrete growth platform and team."

Dr. Terry joined Oremex Gold with over twenty years of international experience in the natural resource sector with major and junior resource companies. David's focus has primarily been on exploration and development of precious and base metal deposits in North and South America. Dr. Terry specializes in public company and international projects management, advanced project evaluation, acquisitions, as well as design and implementation of exploration programs. Dr. Terry formerly held positions with a number of mining companies including Boliden Limited, Westmin Resources Limited, Hemlo Gold Mines Inc., Cominco Limited and Gold Fields Mining Corporation as well as spent several years with the British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines. Dr. Terry has a Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario and is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. He has also been a senior executive and a Director of a number of publicly-listed and private resource-focused companies. Most recently, he was a Senior VP Exploration of Golden Arrow Resources Corporation.

The Board of Directors would like to thank Michael R. Smith, R.G., for his contributions during the successful creation of Oremex Gold. Mr. Smith will continue to play a key role as a Director of Oremex Gold Inc.

About Oremex Gold Inc.

Oremex Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE:OAU)(FRANKFURT:OM8) is a Canadian gold exploration and development company created from the spin-out of gold assets owned by Oremex Silver Inc. (previously Oremex Resources Inc.) in 2011. The Company has a portfolio of gold projects in the prolific mining regions of Mexico with its two main projects of focus being Santa Catarina in the prolific Sierra Rosario gold belt, and San Lucas in the State of Durango.

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