PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ghana Gold Corp. (OTC Markets: GGCO) announced today the appointment of Mr. Chris Ellom as Head of Operations in Ghana. Mr. Ellom is a native of Ghana and a Canadian Citizen.
Chris Ellom was educated in England and in Canada with a background as an Engineering Technologist. In 2010, Chris returned to his birth place and founded the Smile Africa initiative focused on providing books and computers to children, with the purpose of reducing and one day eliminating illiteracy.
Through this endeavor, Chris established relationships with government officials and business leaders, providing him with access and opportunity few others have. Along with managing his company, Chris has been providing services to foreign companies looking to establish operations in Ghana.
Chris will be in charge of all Ghana Gold Corp. operations, overseeing the alluvial production and coordinating the company's hard rock test drilling program, day to day operations and staffing.
With the recent agreement with the WSA, Ghana Gold Corp. is committed to having the best people, along with experience and a real understanding of cultural and environmental issues in Africa. "We have that in Chris and look forward in Ghana Gold Corp. establishing itself as a leader in business, cultural and environmental areas," stated Mac Shahsavar, Chairman and CEO. The company expects to announce additional management team members and a phased growth plan to implement new mining operations in the foreseeable future.
About Ghana Gold Corp.
Ghana Gold Corp. is a gold exploration and alluvial gold production company with properties in the Republic of Ghana. Ghana Gold Corp. seeks to expand operations to other neighboring African countries, which have a great gold mining opportunities.
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SOURCE Ghana Gold Corp.