LAVAL, QUEBEC, Nov. 11, 2009 (Marketwire) -- First Gold Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EFG)(FRANKFURT:F12) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Daniel B.J. Kivari to the Company's board of directors.
Mr. Kivari, P. Eng., is a senior mining executive with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering and over 37 years of international experience in all aspects of mine operations, engineering, construction and development. Mr. Kivari is currently the chief operating officer of Carpathian Gold, A TSX listed company under the symbol (TSX:CPN), he also was Regional General Manger for Western Canada and Nunavut for Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. and prior to that position, Vice President of Operations for Yamana Gold Inc. Mr. Kivari has also held senior engineering positions with the consulting firms of Kellogg Brown & Root/Colt Engineering and SNC-Lavalin. He has worked extensively throughout Latin America, Canada, Australia and the USA.
The Company has granted Mr. Kivari 300,000 stock options. Each option entitles its holder to acquire one common share at $0.15 until November 11, 2014.
"I'm very pleased that First Gold was able to attract such talent for our board of directors, Mr. Kivari will play an active role in the preparation of our Croinor gold project, and we look forward to his advice on the recent LOI for the Mexican Silver property and mine" comments, Eric Leboeuf, President of First Gold Exploration.
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