VANCOUVER, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. (TSX:GQM; OTCQX:GQMNF) (the "Company" or "Golden Queen") announces that Vice-President Finance and Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") Andrée St-Germain will resign effective March 16, 2017 to pursue other opportunities. Until the resignation date, Ms. St-Germain will remain with the Company to finalize its 2016 annual report and to assist with a smooth transition. Golden Queen has begun the process to identify a successor CFO.
The Company appreciates the contributions of Ms. St-Germain over the past three and a half years, including her instrumental role in completing construction of the Soledad Mountain project in-line with budget, facilitating several financings, and helping to lead the Company into commercial production. "On behalf of the board of directors, I would like to thank Andrée for her many contributions during her tenure as CFO, including her role in assisting Golden Queen's transition from a development stage company to a gold and silver producer. We wish her well in her future endeavours" said Thomas M. Clay, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.