Carson City, Nevada--(Newsfile Corp. - April 5, 2012) - Gryphon Gold Corporation (TSX: GGN) (OTCQB: GYPH), a gold exploration, development and production company focused on its Borealis Oxide Heap Leach Project in Nevada, today announced that R. Llee Chapman has been appointed Chief Financial Officer effective April 2, 2012.
James T. O’Neil Jr., CEO of Gryphon Gold Corporation, commented, “Llee’s extensive financial experience and deep industry knowledge from his thirty years in the mining world is a tremendous asset for us. Llee’s addition to our team makes us measurably better staffed to manage all areas of the financial function as we grow the company.” Over his career, Mr. Chapman served in various executive finance roles for both public and private companies. Positions he served included Regional Vice President of Newmont Mining Corp. and as Chief Financial Officer for Barrick Goldstrike Mines Inc., Knight Piesold & Co. and Apollo Gold Inc. Most recently, Mr. Chapman was founder and managing director of a financial consulting business focused on the mining industry.
Mr. Chapman received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Idaho State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.