Feb 05, 2010
Vancouver, BC - February 5, 2010: Kiska Metals Corporation, TSX-V:KSK, ("Kiska") announces the appointment of Mr. Drew Martel to the position of Manager Investor Relations. Mr. Martel brings 14 years of marketing, finance and client-management experience to the Kiska team. He will oversee development of the Company's investor relations strategy and will focus on increasing the Company's exposure in the financial community. Mr. Martel has developed several investor relations programs for Canadian and US listed companies engaged in mineral exploration in Africa, Canada and the United States.
Kiska has granted a total of 250,000 incentive stock options to Mr. Martel and a consultant to Kiska at a price of $0.72 with an expiry date of February 4, 2015. Options will vest in tranches of 25,000 every quarter.
About Kiska Metals Corporation
Kiska Metals Corporation is a mineral exploration company with renowned technical expertise and sizable exploration portfolio including the multi-million ounce Whistler gold deposit, numerous exciting early stage exploration opportunities around the world, and partnerships with some of the world's largest and most successful gold and base metal producers. Kiska resulted from the merger of Rimfire Minerals Corporation and Geoinformatics Exploration in August 2009.
On behalf of Kiska Metals Corporation
Jason Weber, P.Geo., President & CEO
CAUTIONARY STATEMENT: No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein. This News Release includes certain "forward-looking statements". Other than statements of historical fact, all statements included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding future plans and objectives of Kiska Metals Corporation, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Kiska's expectations are the risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by Kiska Metals Corporation with securities regulators. Those filings can be found on the Internet at http://www.sedar.com and http://www.sec.gov/edgar.