5 advanced properties with NI 43-101 resources of 1.7 MM oz. of gold

Recent Drill Results: 2.03 g/T over 106.8 metres, including 2.81 g/T over 72.9 metres

Acadian Mining Management

Grant Ewing

President & CEO

Mr. Ewing is a seasoned mining executive with extensive experience in all aspects of mineral exploration and development. His mining career spans over 20 years and encompasses work as an exploration geologist early in his career, followed by senior level executive positions with several different mining companies. Mr. Ewing also has widespread knowledge of financial markets, property evaluation, and project financing.

Prior to joining Acadian Mining, Mr. Ewing was employed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Staccato Gold Resources Ltd., where he was responsible for the overall management of the company's affairs. Before this, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer for a junior mining company. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President for an exploration company, where he supervised the corporate development, investor relations, and exploration divisions. Mr. Ewing also worked as an institutional equity analyst, covering the mining sector in the mid 1990's.

Allan Trench


Dr. Allan Trench is a geologist/geophysicist and business management consultant with approximately 20 years' experience within the Australian resources sector across a number of commodity groups. Dr. Trench holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours), a doctorate in Geophysics, a master of Business Administration (Distinction) from Oxford University, and a Master of Science (Distinction) in Mineral Economics. He commenced his career as an academic at Oxford University in England before moving to Australia on a Royal Society Fellowship. After a period at the University of Western Australia, he joined WMC as the Exploration Manager for the Leinster-Mt Keith region. Dr. Trench then managed a number of exploration companies associated with Mr. Joseph Gutnick, before joining McKinsey & Company as a management consultant.

From 2004 to 2006, Dr. Trench was employed in a contract role as corporate strategist end benchmarking manager at Woodside Energy, helping to build Woodside's capability in strategy, benchmarking, and performance improvement across its global asset portfolio. Dr. Trench currently holds the title of Adjunct Professor of Mineral Economics & Mine Management at the WA School of Mines, Curtain University.

Peter Lee

Non-Independant Director

Mr. Lee is CFO & Secretary of Legend International Holding Inc., and Golden River Resources Inc. He has over 25 years of experience in the accounting, company secretarial and commercial fields, both in Australia and overseas. Mr. Lee has been involved in the development and introduction of a range of corporate issues, including registration of several companies in the United States, chairing due diligence committees, preparation of prospectuses, project management, preparation of annual reports, and organisation and control of annual general meetings. Prior to joining the company, he spent six years with Price Waterhouse in Melbourne and Papua New Guinea.

Menachem Vorchheimer

Non-Independant Director

Mr. Vorchheimer has in excess of 10 years corporate and senior management experience in the capacity of CEO and COO. Mr. Vorchheimer has been responsible for various corporate structuring; repositioning; M&As; and greenfield projects both in Australia and the United States. Mr. Vorchheimer has a background in accounting and finance, including in his role as an auditor with PKF Chartered Accountants. He is known for his tenacity, strength of character, attention to detail and commitment to project timelines. Mr. Vorchheimer holds a Bachelor of Business Management from Monash University.

Stacey Stone


Ms. Stacey Stone is a Chartered Accountant and CFO of Acadian Mining Corporation. Prior to joining the company in 2007 as Controller, Ms Stone held the position of Assistant Comptroller with Empire Company Ltd., and before that, Manager of Corporate Accounting with McCain Foods Ltd.

D. Suzan Frazer

Corporate Secretary

D. Suzan Frazer is a partner in the law firm of McInnes Cooper and practices in the Corporate Finance Group of its Halifax office.

Jascha Boge

Independant Director

Mr. Boge is a professional engineer and businessman. He has served as a Director of Acadian since 2000, and he currently chairs the Board of Crosstown Civic Credit Union, a $900 million Manitoba based Credit Union created in July, 2007 after the merger of Crosstown (where he served as President since 2000) and Civic Credit Unions.

Glenn R. Williams

Independant Director

Mr. Williams was a regional managing partner for Grant Thorton LLP. Before he retired in December 2007, Mr. Williams was professional standards partner. Mr. Williams has played an active role in the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Accounting and Auditing Standards Setting Process, having served as Chairman of the Accounting Standards Committee, a member of the Auditing Committee and Chairman of the Task Force on Related Party Transactions. Mr. Williams is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia.

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