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TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Golden Hope Mines Limited (TSX VENTURE: GNH) (PINK SHEETS:GOLHF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Roy Millington to its
Board of Directors.
Mr. Millington, a native Montrealer, was employed at Rio Tinto Alcan
Inc. for over 23 years. Mr. Millington joined Alcan's legal department
in 1989 at the Montreal Head Office as corporate in-house counsel. He
held the position of Corporate Secretary from 2001 to 2007 and was
Chief Counsel, Corporate from 2007 to 2012. Alcan was purchased by
Anglo Australian multinational Rio Tinto in 2007, becoming Rio Tinto
Alcan Inc. in Canada's largest M&A transaction at that time.
Mr. Millington's experience includes corporate law, compliance and
mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Millington earned a BA from Concordia University and a BCL and LLB
from McGill University. Mr. Millington is a Member of the Bar of the
province of Quebec.
"We are extremely pleased with the addition of Mr. Roy Millington to our
Board of Directors. His extensive knowledge and experience of corporate
governance matters as well as securities regulations will serve our
shareholders well. A Board Director of this caliber is a major asset
for the company, states Robert Stocks, Chairman, Golden Hope Mines
The Board has granted incentive stock options to Mr. Millington to
purchase 300,000 common shares of Golden Hope at a price of $0.10 per
share for a period of five years ending December 4, 2017.
About Golden Hope:
Golden Hope is a mineral exploration company that seeks to grow
shareholder value through the acquisition, exploration and development
of potentially large- scale gold and base metal projects suitable for
underground and/or open-pit mining. The Company's focus is in
southeastern Québec, Canada. The Company's claim blocks lie within an
area that extends approximately 100 kilometres along the Appalachians
of southern Québec from near Ste-Lucie-de- Beauregard to approximately
16 kilometres southwest of Beauceville. The Bellechasse-Timmins gold
deposit lies 5 kilometres southeast of St-Magloire within the
Bellechasse Belt, an approximately 18 kilometre long mineralized area.
The Bellechasse-Timmins gold deposit includes the T1, T2A, T2B,
Ascot/Road gold zones, and the 88 Diorite. The Company is also looking
to develop the Champagne zone, a partially explored base metal and gold
deposit that lies within the Company's Bellechasse Belt claims. A
recently completed VTEM survey may identify other similar targets along
the horizon. The Company is also working to develop other targets
within its claim blocks including the FSG gold and base metal target,
Chute du Bras, the LG showing, Moose Cliff, and Talon. For further
information on Golden Hope please visit www.goldenhopemines.com.
SOURCE: Golden Hope Mines Limited
For further information:
Golden Hope Mines Limited
Frank Candido: President, Director