Montreal, Quebec -Golden Tag Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:GOG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Luis Felipe Medina as a director of the Company. Mr Medina is the Vice-President, Mexico for Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (“Agnico-Eagle”). He has worked with Agnico-Eagle in Mexico since 2007 as General Manager of the Pinos Altos mining project and as the Regional Director of Agnico-Eagle Mexico. Mr Medina has more than 16 years of experience in the gold mining industry in Mexico and has participated in the permitting and development efforts at several successful mines in the country. From 1995 to 2007, Mr Medina was involved in the exploration, construction, and operations of “La Colorada” and “La Trinidad” Mines of Eldorado Gold, Cerro de San Pedro Project, operated by Cambior Inc. (then acquired by Glamis Gold), and the El Sauzal and Penasquito projects of Glamis Gold. He is a graduate from the University of CESUES in Sonora, Mexico with a degree in Environmental Engineering and a graduate of Harvard Business School General Management program. Mr. Medina is Vice President of Administration for the Mexican Mining Engineers, Metallurgists and Geologists Association and is a member of the Board of the Mexican Mining Chamber.
Pursuant to this appointment, the Company has granted 250,000 incentive options for a period of 5 years exercisable at a price of $0.40, which is an approximate 10% discount to the Company’s closing price of $0.45 on June 28, 2011. The options are subject to regulatory approval and a vesting schedule whereby one-third of the options will vest every six months over an eighteen month period after the date of the grant
Golden Tag Resources Ltd. is a junior exploration company exploring for high grade gold and silver deposits at the San Diego silver project in Durango State, Mexico; the Aquilon Gold project in James Bay, Quebec; and the McCuaig gold project in Red Lake, Ontario. Golden Tag has 52,450,958 issued and outstanding shares.
For additional information, please contact:
Golden Tag Resources Ltd.
Marc A. Carrier, President & CFO
Ph: (514) 426-8542
Fax: (514) 426-8543
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