Lake Shore Gold Announces Appointment of Philip C. Yee as Vice-President &
Chief Financial Officer
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/19/13 -- Lake Shore Gold Corp.
(TSX:LSG)(NYSE Amex:LSG)(NYKSE MKT:LSG) ("Lake Shore Gold" or the
"Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip C. Yee as
Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective
May 1, 2013.
Mr. Yee is a Chartered Professional Accountant ("CPA") and a
Chartered Accountant ("CA") with over 25 years of experience in the
accounting and financial fields and over 10 years of experience in
the mining sector. Most recently, he has served as Chief Financial
Officer for Patagonia Gold Plc since May 2011. Prior to joining
Patagonia Gold, Mr. Yee served as Director, Finance for Centerra Gold
Inc. and, prior to that, as Vice-President, Finance for the Kumtor
Gold Mine in the Kyrgyz Republic (the flagship project of Centerra
Gold). In addition to being a CA, Mr. Yee holds a Bachelor of
Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Tony Makuch, President and CEO of Lake Shore Gold, commented: "I am
extremely pleased to welcome Philip to Lake Shore Gold at a very
exciting time for our Company. His financial experience in the mining
sector will be an important asset as we continue to advance Timmins
West Mine towards full production by the end of this year, and
advance phase two of our mill expansion towards completion in June.
With the progress we have achieved, our company is positioned for
strong production growth, improved cash operating costs and lower
capital investment requirements in 2013. With his expertise in
financial reporting, planning and cash flow management, Philip is a
valuable addition to our team."
About Lake Shore Gold
Lake Shore Gold is a mine development and operating company that is
in production and pursuing rapid growth through the advancement of
three wholly owned, multi-million ounce gold complexes in the Timmins
Gold Camp. The Company is in production at both the Timmins West and
Bell Creek mines, with material being delivered for processing to the
Bell Creek Mill. The Company continues to have an active drilling
program aimed at supporting current operations and evaluating
high-priority exploration targets around the Timmins Camp. The
Company's common shares trade on the TSX and NYSE MKT under the
Lake Shore Gold Corp.
President & CEO
Lake Shore Gold Corp.
Vice-President, Investor Relations
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