VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Nov. 1, 2010 (Marketwire) -- ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ATC) ("ATAC") is pleased to announce the appointment of Vanessa Pickering as Manager of Corporate Communications. Ms. Pickering has 7 years of junior mineral exploration company experience with a focus on marketing and communications. Before joining ATAC, she managed corporate communications for Laurentian Goldfields Ltd. and for StrataGold Corporation prior to that.
Ms. Pickering has worked closely with public company boards and management teams to secure analyst coverage, assisted with equity financings and implemented internal procedures to ensure open and transparent communications between public companies and their shareholders. She has also worked with Catana Consulting and Equity Exploration Consultants Ltd. providing community relations and advisory services to a variety of mineral exploration companies.
"We are very pleased to welcome Vanessa to the ATAC team. Her passion for the Yukon along with her knowledge of the exploration industry and valuable relationships in the investment community will be a major asset to ATAC as we move towards the next stage of development at the Rau Property," says Graham Downs, CEO of ATAC Resources.
Ms. Pickering has been granted stock options under the company's incentive stock option plan, entitling her to purchase up to 80,000 ATAC shares at a price of $7.97 per share. The options will vest on a quarterly basis over the next 12 months in accordance with TSX Venture Exchange policies. Other than this incentive stock option, Ms. Pickering does not hold any direct or indirect interest in any securities of ATAC.
ATAC is a well funded junior mining company focused on its 100% owned Rau Gold Project. For additional information concerning ATAC Resources Ltd., please visit ATAC's website at www.atacresources.com.
ATAC Resources Ltd.
Graham Downs, CEO
This news release may contain forward looking statements based on assumptions and judgments of management regarding future events or results that may prove to be inaccurate as a result of exploration and other risk factors beyond its control, and actual results may differ materially from the expected results.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
ATAC Resources Ltd.