Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - July 17, 2012) - AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX:
AUQ)(NYSE: AUQ) announced today that René Marion, President, Chief Executive
Officer and Director has tendered his resignation for health reasons effective
September 3, 2012 and that Scott Perry has been appointed President and Chief
Executive Officer. Russell Tremayne and Peter MacPhail will remain as the Chief
Operating Officers of Mexico and Canada respectively. Mr. Colin Benner has been
appointed as Executive Chairman and will work with the management team ...