Blair M. Shilleto Named to Golden Predator Board of Directors

by NationTalk on January 12, 2011757 Views

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Vancouver, Jan. 12 – Golden Predator Corp. (TSX: GPD) (“Golden Predator” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Blair M. Shilleto to the Company’s Board of Directors.

“I am extremely pleased that Blair has joined our Board, his leadership in advancing projects in the mining industry across North America, and in particular the North, will obviously serve our company well as we advance our assets towards eventual production,” said William M. Sheriff, Chairman & CEO. “We welcome his values and commitment to the responsible development of the Yukon’s resources.”Mr. Blair M. Shilleto, Director

Mr. Shilleto has been involved in the mining, tunnelling and construction industry throughout North America since 1976 when he began his career working for the United Keno Hill Mine in Yukon, Canada. His training began with instruction in, and then continued with the practical application of all aspects of tunnel/mine development. Mr. Shilleto formed and led his own tunnel/mine contract company in a joint venture capacity, setting up projects in logistically challenging environments, including British Columbia, the Northwest Territories and Alaska. Completed projects include highway rock cuts, select speciality excavations, hydro-electric, gas tunnels and mine development from green-fields to production. Mr. Shilleto has managed projects for notable clients such as Cameco Corporation, Canamax Resources Inc., Cordilleran Engineering Limited, Geddes Resources Ltd., Minnova Inc, Peter Kiewit & Sons’, Inc., Westmin Resources Ltd., Whitewater Engineering Corporation and United Keno Hill Mines Limited.

Mr. Shilleto is self-employed and since 2006 has acted as a consultant to the mining contract and exploration industry as well as an advisor to the resource investment sector for Swiss-based resource asset managers. He was raised in Mayo, Yukon, now resides in Switzerland, and is a member of the Na-cho Nyak Dun First Nation.

About Golden Predator Corp.

Golden Predator Corp.’s corporate mandate is to be the leading gold property explorer and developer in Yukon, Canada. The Company has an extensive Yukon property position with three advanced gold projects and a pipeline of 6 prospects as well as an extensive exploration landholding comprising approximately 1,800 km(2). Winter drilling will commence during February 2011 on Grew Creek and Brewery Creek. In 2011, the Company will continue aggressive drill programs and work towards completing initial 43-101 resources for Grew Creek and Clear Creek and updating the existing 43-101 resource for Brewery Creek.

No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein. This press release contains projections and forward-looking information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events. Such forward-looking information can include without limitation statements based on current expectations involving a number of risks and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future performance. There are numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and Golden Predator’s plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking information. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. These and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking information are based on estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and are expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. Except as required by law, Golden Predator assumes no obligation to update forward-looking information should circumstances or management’s estimates or opinions change.

For further information: Golden Predator Corp., Investor Relations, (604) 648-GOLD (4653)

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