RENO, NEVADA--(Marketwire - July 19, 2012) - NuLegacy Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:NUG) ("NuLegacy") is pleased to report the addition of Ms. Petra Decher as a director of the Company and Chairperson of its Audit Committee.
Ms. Petra Decher adds a wealth of financial and mining industry experience to our board with over ten years of experience in the industry. Ms. Decher has extensive experience in negotiating and completing mergers, acquisitions and equity and debt financings in the mineral sector, with significant exposure to the challenges of junior explorers. In addition, she has implemented strong internal control policies, procedures and corporate governance practices in several newly-listed companies. She is familiar with all aspects of financial reporting, tax and legal due diligence, preparation of financial statements, audit committee functions as well as investor relations. She is currently the VP, Finance and Assistant Secretary of Franco-Nevada Corporation and is a Chartered Accountant.
Her strong financial skills will be a great addition to the NuLegacy corporate governance team. We welcome her to the Board of Directors.
Ms. Decher will replace Mr. Dmitri (Bill) Tymkiw as Audit Committee Chair. Mr. Tymkiw, a founding director of NuLegacy who has served the company well, is retiring to accommodate Ms. Decher's appointment and to focus on his extensive manufacturing businesses. Mr. Tymkiw has contributed to the success of numerous private and public companies.
"The management and fellow directors of the Company join me in wishing Bill well and thanking him for his contributions to the successful start-up of NuLegacy," says Albert Matter, Chairman of the Board.
In conjunction with her appointment, Ms. Decher has been granted 300,000 stock options exercisable for a period of five years at a price of $0.15 per share vesting quarterly over the next 18 months.
About NuLegacy Gold Corporation: NuLegacy is a Nevada focused exploration company exploring for Carlin-type replacement gold deposits on its two highly prospective district scale properties; the 100 square km Red Hill Project and the 80 square km Wood Hills South Project. Both projects have geology similar to that of the adjacent multi-million ounce gold discoveries that were made subsequent to our acquisition of the properties. The NuLegacy exploration and drilling programs underway employ proprietary techniques for targeting multi-million ounce deposits.
On Behalf Of The Board Of Directors Of NuLegacy Gold Corporation
James E. Anderson, Chief Executive Officer
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