VANCOUVER, May 31 /CNW/ - Brazilian Gold Corporation (the "Company") (TSX.V: BGC) is pleased to announce that Mr. John (Ian) Stalker has joined the board of the Company as a non-executive director. He previously served as a director of the Company (formerly Red Dragon Resources Corp.) from June 2007 to November 2009.
Mr. Stalker has over 30 years of mining experience in Europe, Africa and Australia and has worked his way up from operational roles in base and precious metals companies to senior project development and director positions with some of the largest mining companies in the world. Mr. Stalker has held executive positions successfully in various companies. He was the Chief Executive Officer of UraMin Inc. ("UraMin"), a London- and Toronto-listed uranium company from July 2005 until its acquisition by Areva in August 2007 for US$2.5 billion. Prior to joining UraMin, Mr. Stalker was a Vice President of Gold Fields Ltd ("Gold Fields"), the world's fourth largest gold producer. Mr. Stalker is currently Chief Executive Officer of Berkeley Resources Ltd., an Australian Securities Exchange ("ASX") and Alternative Investment Market ("AIM") of the London Stock Exchange Listed Company with its main asset in Spain. He is also an advisor to Niger Uranium Limited and a non-executive director of Vatakoula Gold Mines plc, both of which are AIM listed.
Brazilian Gold Corporation is a Canadian based public company with a focus on acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties in the Tapajos region of Northern Brazil. The Company has approximately Cdn$11 million in cash and cash equivalents.
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SOURCE Brazilian Gold Corporation
For further information: For further information: Brazilian Gold Corporation: Alvin Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tel: (604) 602-8188; Investor Relations: Tom Hart, Tel: (403) 701-4278