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Cordoba Minerals appoint new Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Exploration

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Global Mining Review,

Mario Stifano, President & CEO of Cordoba Minerals Corp announces that the Company has appointed Mark Gibson as Chief Operating Officer and Eugenio Espada as Vice President of Exploration.

Mr. Gibson and Mr. Espada will be in charge of the Company's exploration and development teams at its copper and gold projects in Colombia.

"We are just beginning to unlock the potential of our San Matias copper-gold project in Colombia," said Mr. Stifano.

"We believe Mark is the right individual to lead our Colombia development team, having managed the San Matias Project since 2015. He has extensive experience in project management of all phases of mine exploration and development, including permitting and environmental programs."

"We also are very pleased to welcome Eugenio onboard. His wealth of experience and technical expertise in exploration for porphyries and related systems in Latin America, including Colombia, should prove to be a great asset as we begin our next phase of exploration at our highly prospective San Matias Project."

Mark Gibson is a qualified geoscientist and was the founding executive in 2011 of High Power Exploration, a private mineral exploration firm. Before joining HPX, Mr. Gibson worked with Anglo American, and was the founder of a geophysical service company focused on managing seismic surveys for the mining industry. He has more than 27 years of wide-ranging experience as a geoscientist and manager in the natural resources sector.

Eugenio Espada has been in the mining industry for over thirty years, and his career encompasses working worldwide with major companies including Rio Tinto, Anglo American, BHP Billiton, AngloGold, Barrick, Kinross and Newmont. A geologist with focus on copper and gold, Mr. Espada led the discovery of a copper-gold skarn deposit for Rio Tinto. Mr. Espada has extensive experience in Colombia, previously leading Barrick Corporation's entrance into the country and consulting for AngloGold.

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