Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Yukon Gold Lands Senior Geologist Gary Cohoon for Vice President, Exploration

Yukon Gold Corporation (OTCBB:YGDC) just got better, as they landed senior geologist Gary A. Cohoon to be Vice President of their explortation unit.

Cohoon has had extensive experience in exploration and expansion of gold, as well as uranium and base metals.

Some of the more notable accomplishments in his career have been the identification for acquisition of the Santa Gertrudis open pit gold mine in Sonora Mexico, the discovery of the Dona Lake Gold Mine in Ontario, and managing the exploration for uranium in the Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan.

Cohoon will be responsible for the overall exploration and development strategies of the company, along with the geological team.

Near term he will specifically target the Marg deposit in the Yukon, while also searching for and evaluating potential exploration projects for the purpose of acquisition by Yukon Gold.

President and CEO, Ron Mann said about getting Cohoon: "Yukon Gold is extremely pleased that a geologist of Gary's reputation and caliber has joined our team."

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