Augen Gold Appoints Chief Financial Officer

    Shares outstanding 24,880,685

    TORONTO, Sept. 12 /CNW/ - Augen Gold Corp. ("Augen Gold" or the
"Company") (TSX-V: AUJ) today announced the appointment of Manish Z. Kshatriya
as Chief Financial Officer.
    Mr. Kshatriya joined Augen Gold in 2006 as Director of Finance and has
been interim Chief Financial Officer since April, 2008. Prior to joining the
Company, he held a variety of progressively senior roles in finance,
accounting and taxation. Mr. Kshatriya holds a BAS (Honours) in Accounting and
Finance from York University, a Chartered Accountant (CA) designation as well
as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation.
    "Manish has demonstrated considerable skill and proven to be a valuable
asset to Augen Gold playing a crucial role in the Company's successful initial
public offering," said Michael Fowler, President and CEO. "With his experience
and deep understanding of Augen Gold, we expect he will continue to make a
valuable contribution as we work to create value for shareholders."
    Mr. Kshatriya has also been named Chief Financial Officer of Augen
Capital Corp. (TSX-V: AUG) which is a major shareholder of Augen Gold.

    About Augen Gold

    Augen Gold Corp. (TSX-V: AUJ) is a gold exploration company with 24,042
hectares of mining claims over a 45 kilometre length located in the Swayze
Greenstone Belt, including the formerly producing Jerome gold mine and
directly adjacent to the Young Shannon gold deposit. The Company's objective
is to aggressively explore the Jerome mine, the gold potential along strike on
its contiguous mining claims and to continue to expand its property portfolio
with highly prospective mineral assets.

For further information:

For further information: Michael G. Fowler, President and Chief
Executive Officer, Tel: (416) 479-3301, Toll-free: (888) 442-8436,; For more information on Augen Gold, visit our
website at; The Company's public documents may be accessed at

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