Argonaut Gold Chairman Brian Kennedy Retiring; Jim Kofman to Become Chairman

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 24, 2015) – Argonaut Gold Inc. (TSX:AR) (the “Company”, “Argonaut Gold” or “Argonaut”) announces the retirement of Brian Kennedy from the Board and as a Chairman of the Company effective December 31, 2015 for personal reasons.

Mr. Kennedy has been Chairman of the Board of Argonaut since the Company went public in December 2009. Prior to that Mr. Kennedy was Chairman of Meridian Gold Inc.

Mr. Jim Kofman will assume the role of Chairman effective December 31, 2015. Mr. Kofman has been a director of the Company since January 2010.

Mr. Pete Dougherty, President and Chief Executive Officer noted, “I have been privileged to work with Brian in many ventures and thank him for his leadership of the Argonaut team. On behalf of all of us I wish he and Nancy a long and happy retirement.”


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