AuRico Metals names Richard Colterjohn as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

– CANADA, Toronto – AuRico Metals Inc. (TSX: AMI) today announced that Scott Perry has resigned from his position as executive Chairman, as he takes on the CEO role with a large gold mining company. Mr. Perry will remain a member of the AuRico Metals Board of Directors. Richard Colterjohn, previously an AuRico Metals Director, has been appointed non-executive Chairman of the Board.

Mr. Colterjohn brings more than 25 years of experience in the mining sector, including a lengthy career in investment banking and as founder and CEO of a Chile-based copper company. Mr. Colterjohn also holds significant public company director experience. Commenting on Mr. Colterjohn’s appointment, Chris Richter, President and CEO of AuRico Metals, said; “Richard’s knowledge and experience in the mining industry are truly exceptional and we are very happy that he has agreed to take on the Chairman role.”

Mr. Richter continued; “On behalf of our Board of Directors and the management team at AuRico, I would like to sincerely thank Scott for his essential efforts in establishing AuRico Metals and his strong commitment to the company’s ongoing success. We look forward to continuing to benefit from Scott’s involvement at the Board level and we wish him all the best in his new role.”

About AuRico Metals

AuRico Metals is a precious metals royalty and development company whose royalty assets include a 1.5% NSR on the Young-Davidson Gold Mine, a 0.25% NSR on the Williams mine at Hemlo, and a 0.5% NSR on the Eagle River mine – all located in Ontario, Canada. AuRico Metals also has a 2% NSR on the Fosterville Mine, located in Victoria, Australia, and 100% ownership of the advanced stage Kemess Project in British Columbia, Canada. AuRico Metals’ goal is to deliver sustained value creation for the company’s many stakeholders. AuRico Metals’ head office is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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