Highland Gold appoints new Executive Director

1 December 2020

Highland Gold Mining Limited (Highland Gold or Company) is pleased to announce the appointment of Denis Ryzhkin as Executive Director. Denis will be responsible for production enhancement, operational efficiency and increment of the mineral reserve base in the production assets.

Denis Ryzhkin has more than 20 year experience in mining. Before his appointment, Mr. Ryzhkin more than 5 years served as Deputy Executive Director in Nordgold Management LLC. His competence also includes project management in JSC Lefa NordGold Company in West Guinea and in JSC Vorkutaugol.

Denis Ryzhkin graduated Saint Petersburg Mining Institute (technical university) with engineering degree in mining and Bachelor degree in technical sciences.

Vladislav Sviblov, Chairman of the Board of Directors, said: “Previous five years established an excellent foothold for further development of the Company. I am confident that expertise of Denis Ryzhkin will be beneficial for further development of Company assets enabling achievement of ambitious goals”.

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