– CANADA, Sexsmith –  Angkor Gold Corp. (TSX:ANK | OTC:ANKOF) today announced that Grant T. Smith, CPA, CA, has joined the Board of Directors effective immediately.

Mr. Smith’s management background extends over 25 years with diverse operations and organizations, including York University and PriceWaterhouse Coopers. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has over 15 years of experience in the accounting field. Mr. Smith was one of the founders and the senior partner of Clearline CPA, from which he has now retired.

“We are very pleased to add Grant’s extensive experience and expertise to the Angkor team,” said CEO Stephen Burega. “Grant previously served as Angkor’s Chief Financial Officer, and is intimately familiar with our exploration and development projects. Grant’s extensive financial and audit experience brings additional strength to our board.”

About Grant Smith

Grant has served as the CFO or director for several public companies on the TSX Venture Exchange with operations in Canada, the USA, and Mexico. Mr. Smith also has extensive experience serving private companies in various industries as well as not-for-profit organizations. He is very active in his community, supporting both the arts and social services by serving on various Boards, including his role as the treasurer of The Lookout Housing Health Society and Honour House. Grant has recently founded Clarity-NPO.ca, a new organization to support financial excellence in not-for-profit enterprises. He holds a BFA (1984) from York University and received his designation as a CA in 2005.

The Company would also like to announce the grant of an additional 1,100,000 incentive stock options to Directors, officers and consultants of the Company. The option grants are issued pursuant to the Company’s Stock Option Plan and are exercisable at an exercise price of $0.17. The above options are for a five year term from the date of the grant and are subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Angkor Gold

Angkor Gold Corp. is a public company listed on the TSX-Venture Exchange and is a leading mineral explorer in Cambodia with a large land package and a first-mover advantage building strong relationships with all levels of government and stakeholders.

For more information : http://www.angkorgold.ca

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