May 09, 2012
Monument Announces Senior Management Appointments
Vancouver, B.C. Monument Mining Limited (TSX-V: MMY and FSE: D7Q1) ("Monument" or the "Company") today is pleased to announce the appointments of Zaidi Harun to the position of Vice President, Business Development and Todd Johnson to the position of Vice President, Exploration, and Nickolas Kohlmann to the position of Senior Manager, Investor Relations.
Zaidi Harun, B.Sc., former Vice President of Exploration for past five years, is an experienced Exploration Geologist having worked for 15 years in the international mining industry doing field work as well as geological exploration to expand existing mines. He has spent the last eight years in investigating and developing the present reserves, resources and mineral properties including the Selinsing Gold Project, Buffalo Reef Prospect, the Famehub Properties, Mersing Project and Mengapur Project; he also has focused on developing and maintaining relationships with Local, State and Federal governments and communities.
Todd W. Johnson, M Sc Geo, M. Sc Geo Eng, P.E., has over 17 years of experience in the precious and base metal resource industry and an additional 4 years of geotechnical engineering experience. Mr. Johnson is a recognized expert in the assessment of base and precious metal systems, including Au-Cu skarns, and has worked throughout the Western United States, Northern Mexico, and Canada. He has served as Vice President of Exploration for Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp from April 2010 to the present. Previously he was with the Noranda-Hemlo Gold Mines group for over 10 years where he was involved with the New World Au (Cu-Ag) discovery in Cooke City, Montana. After the merger of Hemlo Gold Mines and Battle Mountain Gold in 1996, he significantly contributed to the multi-million ounce resource expansion at the Phoenix Au (Cu-Ag) mine in Battle Mountain, Nevada which was later put into production by Newmont.
Nickolas Kohlmann, M.Sc. Geology, has been working in investor relations in the mining industry for the past 14 years. During that time he has designed and managed programs for numerous mining companies and professional associations, including East Asia Gold Corporation, CHF Investor Relations, PDAC and Akrokeri-Ashanti Gold Mines. Mr. Kohlmann is also a Director of the Prospectors and Developers Association (PDAC) and serves as PDAC Membership Chair. Previous he has worked as an exploration geologist.
Robert Baldock, CEO and President of Monument Mining, said: "The above appoints represent a significant corporate move in enhancement of its management team in depth in order to meet its commitment to shareholders to develop the mineral resources, especially the Mengapur Project, the government/community relations and shareholder communications and market exposure."
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Robert F. Baldock, President and CEO
Monument Mining Limited
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