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Detour Gold appoints Interim CEO

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Global Mining Review,

Detour Gold Corp. (Detour Gold) has appointed Bill Williams as Interim CEO replacing Michael Kenyon. The Board had previously accepted Kenyon's notice of resignation on 13 December 2018.

The decision to appoint Williams as Interim CEO was made in coordination with the previously announced search for a new CEO of Detour Gold under the direction of the Human Resources & Compensation Committee of the Board.

Williams is a recognised professional who was elected to the Board of Detour Gold at the special meeting of shareholders held on 13 December 2018. The Board is confident that Williams will provide proven experience, expert skills and competent guidance for the company during the transition period between now and the appointment of a new CEO.

James Gowans, Chairman of Detour Gold, issued the following statement: "The Board would like to thank Bill for stepping into the role of Interim CEO as we continue with the search for a new permanent CEO. We thank Michael for his service to Detour Gold as a director over the past 10 years and as Interim CEO over the past seven months, and wish him the best in his future endeavours."

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