Paget Minerals Corp.

Paget Minerals Corp.

October 06, 2010 09:00 ET

Paget Minerals Appoints April Hashimoto as CFO

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2010) - Paget Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:PGS) ("Paget" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of April Hashimoto as Chief Financial Officer of Paget Minerals Corp. effective October 1, 2010.

Ms. Hashimoto has a long, successful career in the mining industry and has held various senior positions, most recently as CFO for Pacific Rim Mining Corp. where she was responsible for financial and administrative functions of the publicly traded junior mining company with an interest in an operating mine joint venture in Nevada and exploration projects in El Salvador. Previously Ms. Hashimoto was CFO, strategic development and project development for Placer Dome Inc. where she was responsible for financial controls and reporting for Placer's global exploration, design and construction, and research and technology projects. Ms. Hashimoto holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Economics) from the University of Western Ontario, a Masters of Business Administration from York University, Toronto and is a CA.

David Volkert, President & CEO said: "On behalf of the board of directors, management and staff of Paget I would like to congratulate April on her appointment and wish her every success in her new role. I also extend our sincere appreciation and thanks to Bruce Penich for his contribution during the company's early stages of development."

The Company's board of directors has granted 100,000 incentive stock options to Ms. Hashimoto on her appointment as CFO. The incentive stock options are exercisable for up to five years at a price of $0.25 per share. The options were granted pursuant to the Paget Minerals Corp. shareholder-approved stock option plan and are subject to any applicable regulatory hold periods.

About Paget Minerals Corp.

Paget Minerals Corp. is a British Columbia company focused on mineral exploration and the development of a diverse range of precious metal, base metal and rare earth element projects in North America.

On Behalf of the Board of Paget Minerals Corp.,

David F. Volkert, President & CEO

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Paget Minerals Corp.
    David Volkert
    President & CEO
    (778) 327-4449
    (778) 327-6546 (FAX)