Papuan Precious Metals Corp. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ross McElroy to the board.  Mr. McElroy is a professional geologist with over 24 years of experience in the Canadian mining industry. His career has encompassed involvement and management of many types of mineral projects from grass roots exploration to feasibility and production and he brings this wide range of experience to the PPM team.  In 2010 Mr. McElroy, President and COO of Fission Energy Corp, was recognized for the “J-Zone” uranium discovery at its Waterbury Lake Property.

The Company wishes to thank David Ward who will step down from the board but will continue to assist the Company on a project to project basis.


Devinder Randhawa, Chairman & CEO

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