TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Atlanta Gold Inc. (TSXV: ATG; OTCQX: ATLDF) announces that Wm. Ernest Simmons, has been appointed President and CEO
of the Company's subsidiary, Atlanta Gold Corporation, Idaho ("AGC") to
facilitate the transition of the Atlanta Gold project from exploration
through ongoing development. "Mr. Simmons, who has dual Canadian-U.S.
citizenship, moved to Boise five years ago to join the Company and has
contributed immeasurably to the development of the Atlanta Project and
we look forward to his continued leadership," said James K. Gray,
Chairman of the Board of Directors. "I would also like to thank Bill
Baird for his extraordinary efforts and dedication during his tenure as
President and CEO of AGC. We look forward to the Company benefiting
from this change to our U.S. organization."
The changes mark important steps in the organizational development of
the Company as outlined in the news release of June 20, 2012.
About the Company
Atlanta Gold Inc. holds through its 100% owned subsidiary, Atlanta Gold Corporation,
leases, options or ownership interests in its Atlanta properties which
comprise approximately 2,159 acres (8.74 square kilometres) located 90
air kilometers east of Boise, in Elmore County, Idaho. A long history
of mining makes Atlanta very suitable for development of new mining
projects. The Company is focused on advancing its core asset, Atlanta,
towards mine development and production.
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For further information:
Atlanta Gold Inc.:
Wm. Ernest Simmons
President and CEO
Atlanta Gold Inc.
Vice President and CFO
Telephone: (416) 777-0013
Fax: (416) 777-0014
CHF Investor Relations
Senior Account Manager
Telephone: (416) 868-1079 ext 239
Fax: (416) 868-6198