Directorate Change

31.01.2012

Highland Gold Mining Limited ("Highland"), the AIM quoted Russian gold producer, announces the resignation of Jim Mavor from its Board of Directors with effect from 27 January 2012.

Jim Mavor has left Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick") to pursue other interests. He was a Barrick nominated director and Barrick has therefore requested that he steps down from the Highland Board. He has been with Highland since September 2010, was a member of the Audit Committee and Highland thank him for his contribution.

Consideration is being given to Barrick's replacements at which point a further announcement will be made.

 

Highland Gold

Dmitry Yakushkin, Head of Communications - + 7 495 424 95 21
Duncan Baxter, Chairman - + 44 (0) 1534 814202

Numis Securities Limited

Alastair Stratton / Stuart Skinner, Corporate Finance - +44 (0) 207 260 1000
James Black, Corporate Broking - +44 (0) 207 260 1000