Vancouver, British Columbia, September 10, 2018 – Taku Gold Corp. (CSE: TAK; OTCQB: TAKUF) (the “Company” or “Taku”) announces the appointment of Neil Swift as Taku’s Interim President and CEO effective September 7, 2018. In connection with his appointment, Taku has granted 250,000 stock options to Mr. Swift at an exercise price of $0.05 per common share. Vesting of the stock options will occur over an eighteen month period, with 25% of the options vesting immediately, and an additional 25% vesting every six months thereafter. The stock options will expire three years from the date of grant.

Neil Swift BSc. (Earth Science UBC) has 28 years experience in natural resource exploration and development ranging from oil/gas to Gold. Mr. Swift has focused on Yukon based projects since 2011 including Brewery Creek, 3 Aces and Howards Pass. Mr. Swift has market experience, having been an Officer and Director of public companies for 12 years between 1992 and 2004.

Gilles Dessureau has resigned his position as interim President of the Company. The Company acknowledges the contributions of Mr. Dessureau and wishes him the best in his future endeavors.

About Taku Gold Corp.

Taku Gold Corp. is a mineral resource company focused on the exploration and development of precious metal properties in Canada with a particular emphasis on the White Gold district of Canada’s Yukon.

For additional information:
Janet Lee-Sheriff, Director
(604) 260-0289

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