VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aida Minerals Corp. (“Aida” or the “Company) (CSE:AMC) (Frankfurt:2AD.F) is pleased to announce the appointment of James Hyland as Interim President & CEO. James is currently a Director of Aida and has more than 25 years of experience as a financial and marketing consultant, a corporate founder and manager of a number of early stage public and private Canadian businesses. His industry expertise includes technology, publishing, financial services, oil & gas, hospitality, mining, alternative energy and healthcare appliances. Mr. Hyland has an extensive network of contacts within the financial community including brokers, fund managers, industry analysts and media, throughout North America, the United Kingdom and continental Europe. Mr. Hyland has also worked with a major mining and resource publication based in Vancouver, BC. Mr. Hyland earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management from Royal Roads University of Victoria, BC. Canada.

The appointment of Mr. Hyland follows the resignation of Robin S. Tolbert from of the Company's as CEO and Director. The board and management of Aida express their gratitude to Mr. Tolbert for his efforts and contributions and wish him well in his future endeavors.

The Company also announces the issuance of 50,000 options in accordance with the Company's approved option plan. Each option is exercisable into one Share at $1.00 per Share for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of grant and have no vesting conditions.

For further information, please contact:

James Hyland, B.Comm.
President & CEO
(604) 442-2425


“Don Gordon”

Statements in this news release may be viewed as forward-looking statements. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. There are no assurances the company can fulfill such forward-looking statements and the company undertakes no obligation to update such statements. Such forward-looking statements are only predictions; actual events or results may differ materially as a result of risks facing the company, some of which are beyond the company’s control.