Elevation Gold appoints new chief operating officer

By Dominic Ellis
Tim J. Swendseid has over 35 years' global experience in operating, technical and financial aspects of mining projects

Elevation Gold Mining Corporation has appointed Tim J. Swendseid as its chief operating officer.

With over 35 years' global experience in operating, technical and financial aspects of mining projects, he was previously chief operating officer of Boroo Mining at the Lagunas Norte operation in Peru.

Prior to this position, he held senior industry management positions including svp operations and technical at CMOC International, president of Consulting Services, Americas at RPM Global, general manager for the Mulatos Mine at Alamos Gold, vp engineering at Frontera Copper and various management and technical roles at Phelps Dodge.

Elevation Gold is a US-focused gold producer with district scale exploration projects in the Walker Lane Trend of Nevada and Arizona.

Management is executing "a clear strategy" that expands production and resources at the Moss Mine in Arizona while aggressively exploring the Hercules Gold Project in Nevada.

Michael G. Allen, president of Elevation Gold, said: "On behalf of the Board of Directors of Elevation Gold it is my pleasure to welcome Tim to the Elevation Team.  Tim is a results-driven leader with proven accomplishments in complex operations.  He is a strong mentor and a champion of safe working practices and attitudes.   We look forward to adding his strong technical skill set to the team as we unlock value for all stakeholders of the Moss Mine."

The company reports stock options have been granted to employees, officers, and consultants of the Company to purchase up to an aggregate of 800,000 shares at a price of C$0.86 per share for a period of five years.

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