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Keegan Resources: Keith Minty, Maurice Tagami and Marcel de Groot new directors

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Staff writer | Vancouver, BC, Canada | October 9, 2009
Keegan ResourcesOctober 9, 2009, Vancouver, BC, Canada - Keegan Resources, a gold company, announced that Keith Minty, Maurice Tagami and Marcel de Groot were appointed to the company's board of directors.
Mr. Minty brings extensive Canadian and international experience in project financing, mine operations, supervision and engineering at open pit and underground operations in precious, base and platinum group metals and has been the recipient of the following awards "Mining Man of the Year" Award - for outstanding achievement in the Canadian Mining Industry - The Northern Miner- 2000. "Developer of the Year" Award - for outstanding achievement in North Western Ontario - NWOPA - 2000. Mr. Minty is the Chief Operating Officer of Thani Dubai Mining Limited, a privately owned Dubai, U.A.E. based precious metals exploration company actively conducting metal resource developments in the Middle East and Africa.

Marcel de Groot, C.A also joins the board as an independent director. Mr. de Groot is a founder and President of Pathway Capital Ltd., a Vancouver based private venture capital corporation which invests in and provides strategic support to early stage private and public companies. Mr. de Groot is a graduate from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and articled with Grant Thornton LLP where he obtained his Chartered Accountant designation.

Keegan would also like to announce the resignation of Mark Orsmond as a director in the growth of Keegan. Mr. Orsmond has accepted a position as a consultant to the company.

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