Vancouver, BC – Timmins Gold Corp. (TSX:TMM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Colin Sutherland, CA as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective immediately.

Mr. Sutherland is a Chartered Accountant and brings over 15 years experience in corporate finance, capital markets, and strategic initiatives. Mr. Sutherland has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and financing mineral exploration and development projects having been involved in mergers and acquisitions totaling approximately $1 billion and financings in excess of $500 million.

“We are delighted to have someone of Colin’s caliber join our team,” stated Bruce Bragagnolo, CEO of Timmins Gold Corp. “His track record in the mining industry and experience helping lead a company through a rapid period of growth and transition will serve him well as he joins the Company at this exciting juncture in our history. He is ideally suited to assist our management team and work with our Board of Directors to create value for our shareholders.”

The Company would like to thank Mr. Eugene Hodgson for his valuable service to the Company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hodgson will remain as a Director of the Company.

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About Timmins Gold

Focused solely in Mexico, Timmins Gold Corp is in commercial gold production at its wholly owned San Francisco gold mine in Sonora, Mexico. The mine is a past-producing open pit heap leach operation. Timmins Gold has forecast production at a rate in excess of 100,000 ounces of gold per year at a life of mine cash cost of approximately U.S. $489 per ounce. (Micon International NI 43-101F1 Technical Report dated November, 2010).


Timmins Gold Corp.
Bruce Bragagnolo
CEO and Director
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