TORONTO, June 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Galane Gold Ltd. ("Galane Gold" or the "Company") (TSX-V: GG) is pleased to announce that Wayne Hatton-Jones has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Company at the annual and special meeting of shareholders of the Company held earlier today.
Mr. Hatton-Jones is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Hatton-Jones has had over 27 years' experience in mining and held a number of senior management positions in the mining industry including with Randgold, Gold Ridge Mining, Avocet Mining Plc and Harmony.
Galane Gold Chairman, Ravi Sood commented "Having worked with Wayne for the last two years I know that he will be a positive addition to the board and will assist us in our long-term strategy to operate long-life and low-cost gold mines that can produce positive returns for investors across commodity cycles. In addition, on behalf of the board of directors and shareholders of Galane Gold, I would like to thank Charles Byron for his service as a director for the past five years. Charles has played a pivotal role in exploration in Botswana for almost 30 years. In fact, Charles led the team that conducted the critical exploration work that led to the discovery of the Tau ore body and, ultimately, the development of commercial gold mining in Botswana. We are pleased to announce that Charles has agreed to continue to work with us on exploration and other ad-hoc projects."
About Galane Gold
Galane Gold is an un-hedged gold producer and explorer with mining operations and exploration tenements in Botswana and South Africa. Galane Gold is a public company and its shares are quoted on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Botswana Stock Exchange under the symbol "GG". Galane Gold's management team is comprised of senior mining professionals with extensive experience in managing mining and processing operations and large-scale exploration programmes. Galane Gold is committed to operating at world-class standards and is focused on the safety of its employees, respecting the environment, and contributing to the communities in which it operates.
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For further information: Nick Brodie, CEO, Galane Gold Ltd., + 44 7905089878, Nick.Brodie@GalaneGold.com, www.GalaneGold.com