VANCOUVER, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. (TSX: CGG; HKEx: 2099) (the "Company" or "China Gold International Resources") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Liangyou Jiang as Senior Executive Vice President effective immediately.
Mr. Jiang joined the Company in August 2010 as the General Manager of Tibet Huatailong Mining Development Corp. Ltd. ("Tibet Huatailong"), the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, and in February 2012 was appointed as the Chairman of Tibet Huatailong. From September 2007, Mr. Jiang served as the Head of the Engineering Management Division of the Investment Management Department of China National Gold Group, the Company's principal shareholder and the largest gold producer in China, and in February 2008 he was appointed as a Manager of the Investment Management Department. Prior to joining China National Gold Group's headquarters, Mr. Jiang served as a General Manager of China Kazakhstan Mining Corp. Ltd., a subsidiary of China National Gold Group. From August 1987 to March 2005, Mr. Jiang worked at Changchun Gold Design Institute. He was appointed as a Chief Engineer of the Institute in February 2000 and then as a Vice President and Chief Engineer of the Institute since April 2002. Mr. Jiang won more than 20 provincial-level scientific and technological achievement awards and numerous honorary titles from various agencies. In 2005, Mr. Jiang was awarded the special allowance by the State Council. Mr. Jiang is a senior professional engineer, holds a bachelor's degree in mineral processing from Northeastern University, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in mineral processing at Northeastern University.
As Senior Executive Vice President, Mr. Jiang replaces Mr. Zhanming Wu who resigned from the position. The Company is grateful to Mr. Wu for his excellent work and contributions to the company. Mr. Wu continues to serve as a Director of the Company.