Williams Creek Gold Limited

Williams Creek Gold Limited

December 26, 2014 18:00 ET

Williams Creek Gold Announces Changes to its Management and Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 26, 2014) - Williams Creek Gold Limited ("Williams Creek Gold" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:WCX) announces that Mr. Jim Wyant has retired as CEO of the Company. Williams Creek Gold would like to thank Mr. Wyant for his service to the Company and on a personal note Dr. Hans Black Chairman of the Board would like to thank Jim for his extraordinary efforts.

Mr. Stephen M. Leahy has been appointed as the new CEO of the Company as of December 26, 2014. Mr. Leahy is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Leahy has extensive experience in the mining industry, with over two decades as Chairman and CEO of North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd. He has also served as the president of the International Tungsten Industry Association (ITIA) for two years, and has been a member of the ITIA Executive Committee for eight years. In addition, Mr. Leahy served as the director of the Mining Association of Canada from 2011-2013.

Dr. Hans Black, Chairman of the Board of Williams Creek Gold, said in making the announcement, "We are extremely fortunate to have someone of Stephen Leahy's reputation and experience joining our board. We believe that the attributes he brings should prove invaluable as we move forward with our developmental plans."

About Williams Creek Gold

Williams Creek Gold Limited is a Canadian company with the primary purpose of participating broadly in the natural resource sector, with an emphasis on the gold sub-sector, through exploration, joint ventures or other equity investments.

The Company owns various mineral interests in the Cariboo, Kamloops and Omineca Mining Divisions in the province of British Columbia. The Company also has a joint venture outside of Yellowknife, NT, and a net 30% interest in the ATW diamond property in the MacKenzie Mining District of the Northwest Territories.

On behalf of the Board of Williams Creek Gold Limited:

Dr. Hans P. Black, Chairman of the Board

For additional information please visit www.williamscreek.ca.


This news release may contain forward-looking statements including management's assessments of future plans and operations, and the anticipated timing of meeting the terms of its joint venture agreement obligations. These statements are based on current expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These risks include, but are not limited to, the risks associated with the mining and exploration industry (e.g. operational risks in development, exploration and production; delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures), and the uncertainty of the availability of capital. The assumptions used in the preparation of such statements, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this release. Except as required by applicable law, Williams Creek Gold disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or review any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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