TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/31/09 -- Moydow Mines International Inc. (the "Company")(TSX: MOY)(AIM: MOY) announced today that Mr. Len Comerford has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company.
Leonard Finbarr ("Len") Comerford (Age 44), an Irish national, is Managing Director of the P.W. Group, a specialist mining, engineering and construction company operating in Africa since 1986. Mr. Comerford has worked on a wide variety of projects across the continent in countries including Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, Kenya, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mauritania, Angola, Cameroon, Uganda and Egypt.
Mr. Comerford has worked in a number of senior roles for the P.W. Group. His experience includes planning and implementing mining, civil engineering, building and marine operations, working on the feasibility and planning of mines, contract and financing negotiations with companies including AngloGold Ashanti, Resolute Mining, Goldfields Ghana, Placerdome Tanzania, Goldenstar Resources, Redback (Chirano) Mining, Satellite Goldfields, Sierra Mineral Holdings, Etruscan Resources, HSBC and BNP Paribas.
He has also been instrumental in organising export credit arrangements with the British, Swedish and Danish governments for projects in Africa for public sector and mining projects.
Mr. Comerford was previously the Diplomatic Representative for the Republic of Ireland in Ghana for ten years and managed an Irish Government Aid programme in Uganda in the mid 1990's.
Until recently Mr. Comerford has been the Chief Executive Officer of Titanium Resources Group (TRG) from which he recently resigned. TRG owns and operates the Sierra Rutile Mine in Sierra Leone and under Len's stewardship sold the SML bauxite mine to Vimetco, completed a 30MW power station, completed a second dredge, commenced a third dredge and upgraded the Dry Mill facilities with the goal of making the property the biggest rutile producing property in the world.
Mr Comerford is currently a director of PW Ghana, PW Mining Limited and PW Mining International Limited. He has been a director of Titanium Resources Group Limited, Sierra Rutile Limited, Sierra Minerals Limited within the last 5 years. There is no further information that requires disclosure under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules.
Brian Kiernan, President and CEO of The Company said "We are delighted to have Len join the Board of Moydow. His experience in the mining industry will be invaluable to the Company".
The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties worldwide. Corporate information is available on the Company's website www.moydow.com The Company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange under the symbol "MOY".
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Brian Kiernan, President and Chief Executive Officer
Moydow Mines International Inc.
Vice President, Corporate Development