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Viking Gold Management Changes

Date : Sep 17, 2010

Toronto, Ontario, September 17, 2010 – Viking Gold Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: VGC), hereafter “Viking Gold” or “the Company”, is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Directors of the Company – Mr. Mark Edwards and Mr. John McCleery.


Mark Edwards is an Ontario Chartered Accountant with thirty years experience. Since 2008, Mark has been the Managing Partner of 4Growth Inc., a Markham Ontario based company, which specializes in helping small and medium sized companies expand their operations and optimize value for shareholders and other stakeholders. From 1999 to 2008, Mark worked in senior management of a private technology and a public manufacturing company. Prior to that, Mark helped to build and develop Gilmore & Company Chartered Accountants, over an eighteen-year period, into a successful and well respected, public accounting firm.


John McCleery brings an extensive history of finance and financial markets having been the catalyst for launching numerous ventures and creating sustainable shareholder value. He has also provided many organizations with expertise in developing and implementing their marketing and public relations strategies and tactics in order to successfully convey the company’s message to large audiences throughout North America and other international marketplaces. John is the founding director of Creston Moly Corp. and since 2000, he has subsequently helped that business develop the largest molybdenum deposit in Mexico including securing a successful $40 million financing. More recently, John spearheaded a multi-million merger with Tenajon Resources which included the successful placement of senior mining management who will take the Creston Moly project to the next level.John Hansuld, Chairman of Viking Gold, stated, “both Mark and John have extensive entrepreneurial and financial experience and they will add strength to help grow and develop Viking Gold. We warmly invite them to our team.”


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