Gammon Gold Appoints Ambassador Martha I. Lara-Alatorre as Government Relations Advisor to its Board of Directors

By Gammon Gold Inc., PRNE
Sunday, November 28, 2010

TORONTO, November 29, 2010 - Gammon Gold Inc. ("Gammon") (TSX:GAM and NYSE:GRS): announced today that
Ambassador Martha I. Lara-Alatorre has been appointed government relations
advisor for Mexico to the Company's Board of Directors, effective

"We are delighted to name Ambassador Lara-Alatorre advisor to our Board.
Based upon her exceptional career, we believe Ambassador Lara-Alatorre will
add strong perspective and tremendous expertise to our efforts as we
implement our best-in-class growth strategies in Mexico," said Rene Marion,
Chief Executive Officer of Gammon Gold.

She will advise the board on geo-sociopolitical matters, legislative
trends in mining, environment and labor, various fiscal issues and
international relations.

As an elected official and career diplomat, Ambassador Lara-Alatorre
worked in public service and the Mexican Foreign Service from 1971 until
December 2007. Prior to her appointment, she served as Secretary of
Industrial Development for the State of Chihuahua from April 2009 and as a
consultant to American Industries.

She has held diverse posts throughout her distinguished career, including
in Mexico's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the office of the Directorate
General for the United Nations, and the Organization of American States,
Economic Affairs.

Ambassador Lara-Alatorre was elected Federal Senator for the state of
, serving from 1994 to 2000. She was President of the Senate in
1995, then Mexican Vice President to the Latin American Parliament from 1996
to 2000. During her term, she also served as Secretary of the Global Foreign
Affairs Commission and as a member of the Commissions on Migratory Affairs,
Human Rights, Northern Border Affairs and National Defense. From 1998 to 2000
she was President of the Senate Commission for North America.

Within the Chihuahua state government, Ambassador Lara served as
Secretary of State and Lieutenant Governor from 1986 to 1992, and in May of
1991 she served as Interim Governor.

Ambassador Lara-Alatorre was named Mexican representative to the
Inter-American Women's Commission, and represented Mexico in various
international forums, including the United Nations Decade for Women
commission. She has received numerous awards during her career, including,
Woman of the Year in Ciudad Juarez and the Excellence Award from the Mexican
Entrepreneurs Association in San Antonio, TX.

About Gammon Gold

Gammon Gold Inc. is a mid-tier gold and silver producer with properties
in Mexico. The Company's flagship Ocampo Project in Chihuahua State achieved
commercial production in January 2007. Gammon Gold also owns the suspended El
mine in Guanajuato State and has the promising Guadalupe y Calvo
development property in Chihuahua State. The Company recently completed
option purchase agreements to acquire the Mezquite Project in Zacatecas
State, Mexico and the Venus Project located north of the Ocampo mine in
Chihuahua State, Mexico. It also has recently signed a Letter of Intent to
acquire the Los Jarros Project in Chihuahua State, Mexico. Since 2008, the
Company has significantly increased its land position by over 59% and has
made strategic investments in Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. and Corex Gold
Corporation. The Company's Executive Office is located in Toronto, Ontario.

Cautionary Statement

Cautionary Note to US Investors - The United States Securities and
Exchange Commission permits US mining companies, in their filings with the
SEC, to disclose only those mineral deposits that a company can economically
and legally extract or produce. This press release uses certain terms, such
as "measured," "indicated," and "inferred" "resources," that the SEC
guidelines strictly prohibit US registered companies from including in their
filings with the SEC. US Investors are urged to consider closely the
disclosure in Gammon Gold's Annual Report on Form 40-F/A, which may be
secured from Gammon Gold, or from the SEC's website at

No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority
has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements" or
"forward-looking information". All statements, other than statements of
historical fact, included in this press release are forward-looking
statements that involve risks and uncertainties. The words ''believe'',
''expect'', ''anticipate'', ''contemplate'', ''target'', ''plan'',
''intends'', ''continue'', ''budget'', ''estimate'', "forecast", ''may'',
''will'', ''schedule'' and similar expressions identify forward- looking
statements. Forward-looking statements include, among other things,
statements regarding targets, estimates and assumptions in respect of gold
and silver and gold equivalent production and prices, cash and operating
costs, results and capital expenditures, mineral reserves and mineral
resources and anticipated grades, recovery rates, future financial or
operating performance, margins, operating and exploration expenditures, costs
and timing of the development of new deposits, costs and timing of
construction, costs and timing of future exploration and reclamation
expenses, anticipated 2010 year-end and 2011 results, our ability to fully
fund our business model, including our capital and exploration program,
internally, anticipated 2010 year-end and 2011 interim and annual gold and
silver production and the cash and operating costs associated with the same,
the ability to achieve productivity and operational efficiencies, the ability
to achieve cash flow margin improvements, the ability to complete further
reduction in the open pit stripping ratio, the ability to develop and put
into production our exploration targets and the timing of each thereof, the
acquisition of Capital Gold (the "Acquisition") including whether the
completion of the Acquisition will ultimately occur, whether the anticipated
synergies of the proposed acquisition will occur, incorrect assessment of the
value of the properties of Capital Gold and failure to obtain the required
security holder, regulatory, third party and other approvals and the outcome
of any pending litigation related to the Acquisition. Forward-looking
statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions
that, while considered reasonable by Gammon Gold, are inherently subject to
significant business, economic, competitive, political and social
uncertainties and contingencies. Important factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from Gammon Gold's expectations include, among
others, risks related to international operations, the actual results of
current exploration activities, conclusions of economic evaluations and
changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, future prices
of gold and silver, known and unknown uncertainties and risks relating to
additional funding requirements, reserve and resource estimates, hedging
activities, development and operating risks, illegal miners, uninsurable
risks, competition, limited mining operations, production risks,
environmental regulation and liability, government regulation, currency
fluctuations, recent losses and write-downs, restrictions in Gammon Gold's
loan facility, dependence on key employees, possible variations of ore grade
or recovery rates, failure of plant, equipment or process to operate as
anticipated, accidents and labour disputes as well as those factors discussed
in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in Gammon Gold's Form 40-F/A as filed
with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Although Gammon
Gold has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially, there may be other factors that cause results
not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance
that such statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future
events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance.
Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking

For further information: For further information: please visit the Gammon
Gold website at or contact: Rene Marion, Chief
Executive Officer, Gammon Gold Inc., +1-416-646-3825; Anne Day, Director of
Investor Relations, Gammon Gold Inc., +1-902-468-0614

For further information: For further information: please visit the Gammon Gold website at or contact: Rene Marion, Chief Executive Officer, Gammon Gold Inc., +1-416-646-3825; Anne Day, Director of Investor Relations, Gammon Gold Inc., +1-902-468-0614

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