PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.
Jan. 11, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Ghana Gold Corporation; (PINKSHEETS: GGCO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr.
as its New President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Kirkcaldy will be responsible in managing the daily operations of Ghana Gold.
will continue as Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Company.
In May of 2012, GGCO formalized a new direction for the company to focus on gold exploration and development in
, West Africa.
is a proven and gold abundant country.
is among the top ten gold producing countries in the world and part of the original
" containing many of the most desirable and prolific gold production areas known today.
The management of Ghana Gold Corp has spent much of the last year locking-up certain mining concessions with West African Project Consultants, Ltd for alluvial locations and hard rock mining concessions. The management of the Company is confident that its diligence and development of strategic relationships with government, local groups and the mining industry bodes well for exploration and development of these significant gold reserves.
is a proven business leader with over 15 years experience on mining with a specific focus on international trade and business logistics.
"I am excited about the opportunity in
to acquire reserves both in alluvial gold as well as hard rock drilling programs. The strategy will be to create immediate revenues with easier accessible alluvial production as our "Bread and Butter" while we develop targeted hard rock reserves," Mr.
Management is strongly positioned within the country and committed to working in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.