Guyana Precious appoints Burgess to board

Mr. John Patrick Sheridan reports


Guyana Precious Metals Inc. has appointed Harry Burgess as a director of the company, effective May 24, 2012, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Burgess is a mining engineer and former vice-president and co-founder of Micon International Ltd., a mineral industry consultant. Mr. Burgess has been engaged in consulting since 1980, when he joined the staff of David S. Robertson & Associates. Prior to that, he gained experience in senior positions in the copper industry of Zambia and gold mining in South Africa. In Zambia, he held management positions with both technical and production responsibility. In South Africa, he was responsible for the introduction of mechanized mining systems to the gold mines of Anglo-American Corp. in the province of Orange Free State. Mr. Burgess was a co-founder of Micon in 1988, and now continues as a part-time employee and serves on various board of directors and technical advisory committees for public companies.

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