Primero Mining Corp announces the resignation of Mr. Rohan Hazelton from its Board of Directors.

Mr. Hazelton has served on Primero’s Board of Directors since August 2010, upon the acquisition of the San Dimas mine from Goldcorp Inc.

Wade Nesmith, Chairman of Primero, stated: "We would like to sincerely thank Rohan for his dedicated service to Primero. Rohan has made a substantial contribution towards building Primero into the emerging mid-tier gold producer that it is today. We wish him every success in his future endeavors."