November 28, 2013 -- SAVARY GOLD CORP. ("Savary" or the "Company") (TSX V: SCA) announces the appointment of Mr. Don Dudek, as President & CEO and a member of the Company’s board of directors.
Mr. Dudek has held various roles with junior to senior exploration and mining companies over the past 30 years. Mr. Dudek recently served as Senior Vice President, Technical Services for Endeavour Mining Corporation while managing a feasibility study for the Houndé gold project in Burkina Faso. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President Exploration of Avion Gold Corporation, a successful junior gold producer and explorer in West Africa and as Exploration Manager for Aur Resources Inc. Mr. Dudek holds a B.Sc. Geology (Honors) from the University of Saskatchewan.
“On behalf of the Company, I would like to welcome Mr. Dudek to the Savary Team. Don brings a wealth of experience and understanding of the Houndé region’s geology as well as a solid understanding of operations in West Africa”, stated Daniel Nocente, Chairman of Savary Gold Corp. “We believe Don is a great fit for the role having recently managed a feasibility study on Endeavour Mining’s Houndé gold project, located approximately 50 kilometres north of our property. We look forward to working with Don as we advance the exploration program on the property towards a maiden mineral resource estimate.”
The appointment follows the resignation of Mr. Charles Mostert as President & CEO. Mr. Mostert will continue to serve on the Company’s board of directors. The Company would like to thank Mr. Mostert for his ongoing contribution and looks forward to continuing to work with him as a board member.
Pursuant to Mr. Dudek’s appointment, he has been granted a total of 640,000 stock options. The options have an exercise price of $0.05 and shall expire five years from the date of grant. The options shall vest immediately, subject to a four month regulatory hold period. The grant of options remains subject to regulatory approval.
About Savary Gold
Savary Gold is a Canadian company with a tightly held capital structure and focused on exploring the Houndé South Gold Property in Burkina Faso. The property is in the Birimian age Houndé Greenstone Belt, which hosts Semafo’s Mana mine and additional gold deposits which are presently subject to extensive exploration efforts (including Endeavour Mining’s Houndé Project and Sarama’s South Houndé Project). For additional information please visit our website at www.savarygold.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter @SavaryGold.
SAVARY GOLD CORP.
On behalf of the Board
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