Timmins Gold Corp.

Timmins Gold Corp.

December 10, 2010 17:00 ET

Timmins Gold Corp.: Non-Executive Chairman Appointed

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2010) - Timmins Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:TMM) (the "Company") announces that Mr. Barry Fraser has been appointed as a director and the Chairman of the Board. Mr. Fraser is a senior litigation lawyer with over 30 years experience in business, corporate governance and other related areas. Messrs. Lee Graber and Louis Rozman have resigned as directors of the Company as of November 29, 2010 following the successful recommissioning of the San Francisco Mine. The Company wishes to thank Messrs. Graber and Rozman for their contributions to the Company. The board of directors now consists of Bruce Bragagnolo, Arturo Bonillas, Miguel Soto, Frank Cordova, Eugene Hodgson, Lawrence Dick and newly appointed, Barry Fraser.

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