Dec. 7, 2009 (TheNewswire.ca) --
Vancouver, B.C., December 7, 2009; Pinnacle Mines Ltd. (TSXV:PNL) (PNL:TSX-V, "Pinnacle" or "the Company") announces that Andrew Cheng and William Ng have been appointed to the board of directors of the Company. The appointment of Mr. Cheng and Mr. Ng follows the departure of both David Eaton and Thomas Wan as directors. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Wan and Mr. Eaton for their contributions to the Company.
Andrew Cheng, Director
Mr. Cheng is a co-founding director of Cheng & Cheng Limited, Certified Public Accountants, in Hong Kong. He studied accountancy at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and was admitted as a Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong in 1991. Mr. Cheng has over 30 years of experience in the accounting and taxation fields. Prior to establishing his own practice, he worked as an assessor for the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department for 12 years. Mr. Cheng is a fellow member of each of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Practicing).
William Ng, Director
Mr. Ng is the President of Spectrum Management Ltd., a prominent company providing janitorial services in Vancouver, Edmonton and overseas. He has been in the industry since 1978. Before running his own business, he worked for major janitorial companies in Calgary and Vancouver, with extensive coverage in providing cleaning consultancy to educational institutions, top grade commercial buildings, hospitals, medical centres and retail shopping malls. Currently, the servicing coverage of his business is in excess of 6 million sq. ft. of commercial and retail space in the Greater Vancouver area and Edmonton. He is well conversant in the people sector and has established close connections in the investment industry, particularly in providing professional consultancy on investment projects in China.
With the new appointments, the Company's Board of Directors now consists of: Lawrence Dick, Herrick Lau, Robert Wolfe, Ringo Hui, Andrew Cheng and William Ng.
Pinnacle Mines Ltd. is a Canadian based minerals exploration company. In Canada, Pinnacle holds the Silver Coin gold prospect as its major asset and is developing and increasing the value of the Silver Coin gold resource (OTCBB:GORO) through continued drilling, exploration, and on-going scoping studies. Silver Coin is located in an emerging major metals district that includes the historic Silbak-Premier gold mine and Barrick Gold's (NYSE:ABX) (TSX:ABX) famed Eskay Creek Mine.
For further information about Pinnacle and this news release contact Lawrence Dick at 604-688-9588 or visit Pinnacle's website at www.pinnaclemines.com .
On Behalf of the Board:
Lawrence A. Dick, Ph.D., P.Geo
President & CEO
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