Baja Mining Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:01am EST

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Baja Mining Corp.

December 27, 2012 - 09:01:23 AM

Baja Mining Announces New Chief Financial Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 27, 2012) - Baja Mining Corp.
(TSX:BAJ)(OTCQB:BAJFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigel
Kirkwood as Chief Financial Officer, effective December 27, 2012. 

"We are very pleased to welcome Nigel to Baja," said Baja's Interim CEO Tom
Ogryzlo. "He brings significant finance experience to our executive team." 

Mr. Kirkwood has 20 years of international experience working in accounting,
mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advisory services. Mr. Kirkwood
spent 16 years based in London, England, where he was a Director of Mergers &
Acquisitions in the investment bank at Citigroup. 

More recently, Mr. Kirkwood has acted as CFO and Director for a number of
mining exploration companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Mr. Kirkwood obtained a MA in Economics at Queen's University and he is a
member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.

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Baja Mining Corp.
Tom Ogryzlo