Ecuador Gold and Copper Corp. Announces Robin Slaughter stepping down as General Manager of the Company's Ecuadorian operations

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VANCOUVER, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Ecuador Gold & Copper Corp. (TSX-V: EGX) (the "Company") wishes to announce that Robin Slaughter, the General Manager of its Ecuador subsidiary, Condormining Corporation S.A. ("Condormining") has stepped down, effective today's date.

The Company wishes Mr Slaughter every success with his future endeavours.

Mr. Mit Tilkov, the Company's VP Exploration, has assumed the position of Interim General Manager in addition to his current roles with the Company

The Company is undertaking a search for a new permanent General Manager for Condormining Corporation S.A.

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SOURCE: Ecuador Gold and Copper Corp.

For further information:

Carson Phillips
Vice-President, Corporate Development
Telephone: (604) 569-0721
E-mail: cphillips@ecuadorgoldandcopper.com