American Manganese Hires COO For Manganese Project Development
Added February 25th, 2010 – Vancouver, British Columbia
American Manganese Inc., (formerly: Rocher Deboule Minerals Corp.) (TSX.V: AMY; Pink Sheets: AMYZF) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael MacLeod, P.Eng, to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. MacLeod will be responsible for all project development, operational activities, assembling and leading an experienced team of professionals for furthering the Artillery Peak Manganese Project.
Mr. MacLeod’s formal education includes a B.Sc. Eng. (Mining), an M. Eng. (Mining) and an MBA. A seasoned mine developer, Mr. MacLeod has more than 30 years experience as a consultant for, or an employee of, several major and junior mining companies. He has been responsible for major capital projects, feasibility assessments, marketing and environmental studies. He was V.P Project Development from February 2005 to October 2006, Chief Executive Officer and President from October 2006 to March 2008 and Chief Operating Officer of Adanac Molybdenum Corporation from March 2008 to June 2008. Since June 2008 he has consulted for various junior mining companies including American Manganese Inc.
Mr. MacLeod is looking forward, with enthusiasm, to the challenges of transforming the Artillery Peak Manganese Project into a producing mine.
The Directors and Management of American Manganese welcome Mr. MacLeod.
On behalf of Management
AMERICAN MANGANESE INC.
Larry W. Reaugh
President and Chief Executive Officer