April 30, 2013
AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX: AUQ) (NYSE: AUQ)
, ("AuRico" or the "Company") today announced that Mr.
, the Company's Executive Chairman, is taking a leave of absence for health reasons. Mr.
, the Company's Lead Director, will serve as Non-Executive Chairman in the interim. Mr. Smith has been a non-executive director of the Company since 2009 and is chair of the Audit Committee.
About AuRico Gold
AuRico Gold is a leading Canadian gold producer with mines and projects in
that have solid production growth and exploration potential. The Company is focused on its core operations including the
gold mine in northern
and the El Chanate mine in Sonora State,
. AuRico's project pipeline also includes advanced development opportunities in
. AuRico's head office is located in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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For further information please visit the AuRico Gold website at
President and Chief Executive Officer AuRico Gold Inc. +1-647-260-8880
Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications AuRico Gold Inc. +1-647-260-8880
SOURCE AuRico Gold Inc.