EMED Mining Public Limited - Appointment of non-executive director


MONTREAL, Dec. 1, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - EMED Mining Public Limited ("EMED Mining" or "the Company") (AIM: EMED) (TSX: EMD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Canadian based Mr Robert Francis as a non-executive director of the Company as of 1 December 2011.

Mr Francis (aged 66) is a retired senior partner of the Toronto office of Deloitte & Touche LLP, having enjoyed an extensive career in public accounting in Canada, 30 years as a partner.

Mr Francis led the Deloitte & Touche Resource Sector Mining Group practice providing a complete range of services to the metals/mining sector.  In this capacity Mr Francis advised extensively on regulatory compliance matters governing the preparation and disclosures related to financial statements and other reporting documents to shareholders.  Mr Francis also played a contributing role to clients in the development of corporate governance programs relating to the role of Audit Committees. His experience extends to oversight of public offering documents, debt and equity issues, and recurring regulatory filings in Canada (OSC) and the U.S. (SEC).

Mr Francis is currently a non-executive director of TSX listed Volta Resources Inc. and a director of the William Osler Health Services Foundation, and was previously a director of Augen Gold Corp. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ontario (ICAO) and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA).

The Company advises that it has issued 1 million options at an exercise price of 9p with a term of 5 years to Mr Francis.


EMED Mining Harry Anagnostaras-Adams      +357 9945 7843
RFC Corporate Finance Stuart Laing      +61 8 9480 2500
Fox-Davies Capital Simon Leathers      +44 203 463 5022
Fairfax I.S. PLC Ewan Leggat/Katy Birkin      +44 207 598 5368
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