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Aurum Mining PLC
10 October 2016

10 October 2016



("Aurum" or the "Company")


Directorate Change


Aurum Mining plc (AIM: AUR), the Spanish focused gold and tungsten explorer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robin Simon Southwell OBE as Non-executive Director with immediate effect.


Mr Southwell, aged 56, has over 35 years' experience of working in the Aerospace & Defence industry, including roles as Chief Executive of Airbus UK and Airtanker Ltd, as well as senior positions at BAE Systems, which included running their operations in Australasia and establishing the company's asset management organisation. Mr Southwell is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and has been appointed as a UK Business Ambassador.


David Williams, Chairman, commented: "It is great that we have been able to attract Robin onto our board. His broad range of skills and contact base, both nationally and internationally will compliment those of Mo Stevens, who joined our board last week.  I have promised our shareholders that we will be looking for a transformational deal and having access to the contact base these gentlemen have, will make my task that much easier."


The following details in relation to the appointment of Mr Southwell are disclosed in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules:


Current directorships

Past directorships held within the last five years

CGA Sandown Limited

Cherwell Films LLP

Claremont Film Distribution, LLP

Concord Filing Products Limited

Curo Charlotte House LLP

Curo Queen Street LLP

David Linley & Co Limited

Fairmile Court (Cobham) Management Company Limited

Farnborough International Limited

Parkside School Trust

The Invicta Film Partnership No.20, LLP

The Invicta Film Partnership No.23, LLP

The Invicta Film Partnership No.9, LLP

The Joondalup Film Limited Liability Partnership

Zeus Films LLP

Air League Enterprises Limited

Airbase Flight Support Limited

Airbase Holdings Limited

Airbase Interiors Limited

Airbus DS Limited

Airbus Group Limited

Cassidian Cybersecurity Limited

Cassidian Holdings Limited

Chambre de commerce Francaise de Grande-Bretagne Limited

China Delta Export Limited

Core Enterprise Management Limited


Eclipse Film Partners No. 20 LLP

On Air Dining Limited

Quayside Corporate Services Limited

RIG (Number 2) Limited

Sierra Nevada UK Limited

Spherea Test & Services Ltd

The BE Collective Ltd


Mr Southwell has an option over 10,000,000 Ordinary Shares, exercisable at 1p, representing 3.40 per cent. of the Company's current issued share capital.


In relation to Schedule 2(g) (v) of the AIM Rules, Mr Southwell was a Non-executive director of two companies which are in liquidation:

Concord Filing Products Limited.  The Statement of affairs dated 10 June 2014 estimate the total deficiency as regards members to be £2,763,356.

Corporate Jet Realisations Limited.  The Statement of affairs dated 11 February 2008 estimate the total deficiency as regards members to be £52,891,080.


There are no other disclosures in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules.





Aurum Mining plc

David Williams

Chris Eadie

+44 (0) 797 014 8016

+44 (0) 796 820 9298

WH Ireland Limited

Nominated Adviser & Broker

Mike Coe, Ed Allsopp

+44 (0) 117 945 3470


[email protected]

Ben Griffiths, Andy Jones

+44 (0)20 7250 1446


Notes to Editors:


Aurum Mining is an AIM listed exploration and development company focused on its highly prospective portfolio of gold and tungsten assets in North West Spain.



Through its joint venture agreement with Ormonde Mining plc (AIM: ORM), Aurum currently has a 56.5% interest in the Pino de Oro project in Zamora Province and a 51.4% interest in the Peralonso and Cabeza projects in Salamanca Province.



Aurum's 20% owned Morille Tungsten project is located approximately 15km south west of Salamanca in North West Spain and covers an area of 5,796 hectares. The permit area is a 'brownfield' site with historical data indicating production from the site of high quality tungsten concentrates.



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