Wesdome announces Executive Chairman appointment and Chairman and Director resignation

TORONTO, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. ("Wesdome" or the "Company") (TSX: WDO) announces that JP Chauvin has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the board of directors of the Company (the "Board") following the resignation of Brian Northgrave. The Company expresses its thanks to Mr. Northgrave for his contributions as the Chairman of the Board and as a director of Wesdome and wishes him all the best with his future endeavors.

About Wesdome

Wesdome is in its 26th year of continuous mining operations in Canada. It currently has two producing gold mines in Wawa, Ontario and owns the Kiena Complex in Val d'Or, Québec. The Company has approximately 101.9 million common shares issued and outstanding which trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "WDO".

SOURCE: Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.

For further information:

Donovan Pollitt, P.Eng., CFA

8 King Street East, Suite 1305
Toronto, Ontario  M5C-1B5
Toll Free: 1-866-4-WDO-TSX
Phone: 416-360-3743, Fax: 416-360-7620
Email: invest@wesdome.com, Website: www.wesdome.com

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