AuRico Metals Inc.

AuRico Metals Provides Management Update

Toronto (ots/PRNewswire) - AuRico Metals Inc. (TSX: AMI) ("AuRico" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of John Miniotis as Vice President, Corporate Development and the appointment of David Flahr as Vice President, Finance. Both appointments are effective June 13, 2016.

Mr. Miniotis is joining AuRico Metals from Lundin Mining where he played a leading role advancing their M&A (mergers and acquisitions) and investor relations efforts over the past six years. He brings over 12 years of experience in the mining industry having also worked for Wellington West Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets, and Barrick Gold.

Mr. Flahr joined AuRico Metals at its inception in July 2015 and is responsible for the Company's corporate reporting, regulatory compliance and internal control environment. Prior to joining AuRico Metals, Mr. Flahr was Director, Financial Reporting & Treasury at AuRico Gold Inc. up until its merger with Alamos Gold.

Chris Richter, President and CEO, stated, "On behalf of AuRico's management and Board of Directors, we welcome John to the Company and congratulate David on his promotion. As VP Finance, David will bring continuity and experience to his expanded role in overseeing the finance function. John's appointment strengthens the team and we look forward to his contributions as we continue to grow our high quality royalty portfolio and advance our stand-out Kemess Gold-Copper project in British Columbia."

About AuRico Metals

AuRico Metals is a precious metals royalty and mining development company whose producing gold royalty assets include a 1.5% NSR royalty on the Young-Davidson Gold Mine, a 0.25% NSR royalty on the Williams Mine at Hemlo, and a 0.5% NSR royalty on the Eagle River Mine - all located in Ontario, Canada. AuRico Metals also has a 2% NSR royalty on the Fosterville Mine and a 1% NSR royalty on the Stawell Mine, located in Victoria, Australia. Aside from its diversified royalty portfolio, AuRico wholly owns the advanced Kemess Gold-Copper Project in British Columbia, Canada. AuRico Metals' head office is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Chris Richter, President and Chief Executive Officer, AuRico Metals Inc., +1-416-216-2780,,

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