- Highland Gold Mining has announced the appointment of Mr Anton V. Kim as First Deputy Chief Executive Officer of its Moscow-based management company, Russdragmet LLC.

The Company said Mr Kim will serve as Highland Gold's chief operating officer and be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations at its production and development assets.

Denis Alexandrov, Chief Executive Officer, said:

"We are very pleased to welcome Anton to the management team at Highland Gold. His knowledge and extensive experience directing major exploration and capital projects at two of the world's largest mining companies will be invaluable as our company continues to grow."

At 2:22pm: [LON:HGM] Highland Gold Mining Ltd share price was +1.63p at 144.63p

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