Highland Gold Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

19.05.2005

Highland Gold Mining Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Scott Yelland to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Yelland holds a Masters degree in mining engineering from the Camborne School of Mines and has a broad, practical experience in mining based on a 22 year career in the industry. This experience has been gained around the world and includes postings at mines in the UK, Ghana, Spain, Brazil, Australia and Russia where he has been employed by companies such as Rio Tinto, Ashanti Goldfields and Kinross Gold. Mr. Yelland’s most recent position has been General Manager at Kinross Gold’s Kubaka operation in the Magadan Region of North East Russia.

Commenting on today’s announcement Dmitry Korobov, Managing Director, said:

“I am extremely pleased to continue the strengthening of our senior executive team with the appointment of Scott who brings considerable skills and experience that will help optimize Highland Gold’s exceptional underlying strengths and assist us through an important growth phase in our development.”

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Highland Gold

Dmitry Korobov, Managing Director

 

Dmitry Yakushkin, Director of Communications

  Grant Sinitsin, Director of Investor Relations