Madalena Announces New CEO and Additions to its Management Team

TSXV Trading Symbol: MVN 
CALGARY, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Madalena Ventures Inc. ("Madalena" or the 
"Company"), is pleased to announce that Mr. Kevin Shaw, P.Eng, MBA has been 
appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective 
immediately. Mr. Shaw will also be joining the Company's Board of Directors. 
Mr. Warkentin will move to the position of Vice-Chairman of the Company's 
Board of Directors and Vice-President, International, where his international 
expertise will continue to be invaluable. 
Mr. Shaw holds significant oil & gas industry experience as an Engineer, 
Manager and Officer, working for both large and small-cap E&P's, as well as 
extensive experience in the capital markets and consulting services sides of 
the energy sector. Prior to joining Madalena, Kevin most recently headed up 
the energy team at Casimir Capital and held the position of Managing Director 
& Head of Global Energy Research, responsible for coverage and/or advisement 
on over 30 domestic and international E&P companies. Prior to Casimir, Kevin 
worked with Wellington West Capital Markets as a Senior Oil & Gas Research 
Analyst, and Partner, and was a key member of Wellington West's successful 
Energy business prior to Wellington's sale to National Bank of Canada in the 
summer of 2011. Prior to holding executive positions within the Capital 
Markets, Mr. Shaw has also held oil and gas positions heading up large 
operational & engineering consultant teams for major E&P's as an Alliance 
Manager for Colt WorleyParsons, was a Vice President, Operations for a public 
jr. E&P (Trimox Energy Inc.), and has held various technical & managerial 
roles with ExxonMobil (via Imperial Oil). Kevin is a Professional Engineer and 
holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical & Petroleum Engineering from the University of 
Calgary and an MBA from the Haskayne School of Business. 
As President and CEO of Madalena, Mr. Shaw will be working closely with the 
Company's Board of Directors and management team to integrate and ramp 
production and cash flow associated with its Canadian oil and gas properties 
acquired in early November while working to unlock value in the Company's 
international assets. He will also be responsible for the review of all 
financing and business development alternatives for the Company with a view to 
creating long-term shareholder value. "Mr. Shaw brings extensive oil and gas 
and capital markets experience, both in the domestic and international 
marketplace," said Madalena Chair, Ray Smith. "We are delighted to welcome him 
to our Board and executive team." 
Madalena is also pleased to announce the following additions to the management 
Steve Dabner - P.Geol. - Vice-President, Exploration 
Mr. Dabner has over 27 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior 
to co-founding Online Energy Inc. in 2009, Mr. Dabner was President and Chief 
Executive Officer of Trimox Energy Inc. and Moxie Exploration Ltd. and 
Vice-President, Exploration and Chief Financial Officer of Moxie Petroleum 
Ltd. Prior thereto he held positions of increasing responsibility with 
Cimarron Petroleum Ltd. and Home Oil Company Ltd. 
Brent Foster - P.Eng. - Vice-President, Engineering 
Mr. Foster is a registered Professional Engineer, with 30 years of experience 
in exploitation and development of oil and gas pools in the Western Canadian 
Sedimentary Basin and the Cooper Basin in South Australia. Prior to being the 
VP, Engineering at Online Energy Inc, Mr. Foster was previously the 
Vice-President, Engineering & COO, Blue Mountain Energy Ltd. and 
Vice-President, Engineering, Hadrian Energy Corp. Mr. Foster started his 
career with Rigel Oil and Gas Ltd. and Home Oil Company Ltd. 
Robert Stanton - P.Eng. - Vice-President, Operations 
Mr. Stanton is a Professional Engineer who has acquired over 27 years of 
well-rounded engineering and operational experience. Previously, Mr. Stanton 
was Vice-President, Operations at Online Energy Inc.Prior thereto, Mr. 
Stanton worked for a number of energy companies including, Oiltec Resources 
Ltd., Pinnacle Resources Ltd., Jordan Petroleum Ltd., Transwest Energy Inc., 
Triton Canada Resources Ltd., Canadian Worldwide Energy Ltd., Petro-Canada 
Inc., and Result Energy Inc.. 
John Wittnebel - P.Geol. - Manager, Geology 
Mr. Wittnebel is a registered professional geologist with over 33 years of 
experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to being the Exploration Manager 
at Online Energy Inc., Mr. Wittnebel was Vice-President, Exploration at Result 
Energy Inc. and throughout his career has held positions of increasing 
responsibility with Chevron Canada Resources, Renaissance Energy/Husky Energy 
and Encal Energy/Calpine Canada. Mr. Wittnebel has wide ranging Canadian and 
international exploration and development expertise involving, among other 
things, horizontal drilling of conventional and unconventional reservoirs. 
About Madalena 
Madalena is an independent, Canadian-based, domestic and international 
upstream oil and gas company whose main business activities include 
exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids and 
natural gas. The Company currently has production and exploration operations 
in Canada and Argentina. Madalena is publicly traded on the TSXV under the 
symbol "MVN". 
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that 
term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts 
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. 
Kevin Shaw President and Chief Executive Officer Madalena Ventures Inc. 
Phone: (403) 835-3158 
Dwayne Warkentin Vice Chairman and Vice-President, International Madalena 
Ventures Inc. Phone: (403) 262-1901 ext 229   
SOURCE: Madalena Ventures Inc. 
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