Directorate Change

02.05.2012

Highland Gold Mining Limited ("Highland"), the AIM quoted Russian gold producer, announces the appointment of Eugene Shvidler as Non-Executive Chairman of Highland with immediate effect. Mr Shvidler was appointed to the Board in January 2008.

Duncan Baxter remains on the Board as an independent non-executive director.

Contact:

Highland Gold
Dmitry Yakushkin, Head of Communications
Duncan Baxter

+ 7 495 424 95 21
+ 44 (0) 1534 814202
   
Numis Securities Limited:
Alastair Stratton / Stuart Skinner (Nominated Adviser)
James Black, Corporate Broking
+44 (0) 207 260 1000