TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - Pelangio Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PX)(OTCQB:PGXPF) ("Pelangio" or the "Company") is very pleased to announce Mr. Thor Eaton has been elected to the Board of Directors at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders today.
Mr. Eaton is a highly regarded, well known Canadian businessman and philanthropist. Mr. Eaton serves as President of Notae Investments Limited since January 1998 and he has sat on the boards of a number of publicly traded companies in the mining sector. Mr. Eaton created the Thor E. and Nicole Eaton Family Charitable Foundation, in June 1999 which contributes to the livelihood of hospitals, environmental groups and Canadian cultural institutions, such as the Royal Ontario Museum, St. Michael's Hospital, the National Ballet of Canada and the Atlantic Salmon Association. He has been a director of Excellon Resources Inc. since August 2011 and joined the board of Nordex Explosives Ltd. in June 2012.
Pelangio would also like to thank Mr. Arthur Gordon Slade for his years of service and for agreeing to become the first member of Pelangio's Advisory Committee, Pelangio will continue to benefit from his knowledge and experience gained from over 33 years as a mining engineer and mining executive.
Pelangio is also pleased to announce that all proposed resolutions were approved by the Shareholders today, at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
Pelangio successfully acquires and explores camp-sized land packages in world-class gold belts, while using innovative corporate restructuring to maximize shareholder value. The Company primarily operates in Ghana, West Africa, an English-speaking, common law jurisdiction that is consistently ranked amongst the most favourable mining jurisdictions in Africa. The Company is exploring three 100%-owned camp-sized properties: the 100 km2 Manfo Property, the site of seven recent near-surface gold discoveries, the 290 km2 Obuasi Property, located four kilometres on strike and adjacent to AngloGold Ashanti's prolific, high-grade Obuasi Mine, which has produced over 30 million ounces of gold since 1897, and the early-stage 160 km2 Akroma Property.
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