Merrex Gold Inc.
TSX VENTURE : MXI

Merrex Gold Inc.

October 02, 2007 09:30 ET

Merrex Appoints New Director

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 2, 2007) - Gregory Isenor, P.Geo., President and CEO of Merrex Gold Inc. ("Merrex")(TSX VENTURE:MXI) announces the appointment of Mr. Walter Henry to the Merrex board of directors.

"We are pleased to welcome Mr. Walter Henry to our board of directors" commented Merrex President & CEO, Gregory Isenor. "As Merrex expands its international exploration activities and extends its acquisition plans outside of Canada, Mr. Henry's extensive experience in international business transactions adds substantially to the depth of international financial expertise within our board of directors."

Mr. Walter Henry, a Chartered Financial Analyst, has joined the board of directors of Merrex. Mr. Henry has extensive experience in the areas of: International Project Financing; Capital Markets Financing; Commercial Bank Financing; Financial Reporting, Controls and Taxation Matters; Treasury and Financial Risk Management; and Public Corporation Investor Relations.

Mr. Henry is presently Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Royal Nickel Corp. and Chief Financial Officer of Juno Special Situations Corp. Mr. Henry has previously held the positions of CFO of Alturas Minerals Corp. and Tiberon Minerals Ltd., Manager at CIBC World Markets and Assistant V-P Mining and Infrastructure, within the Financial Advisory Services Group of Price Waterhouse Coopers Securities Inc.

Merrex is a mineral resource exploration company focused on exploration for gold in West Mali, Africa, zinc in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, gold in Red Lake, Ontario and nickel in West Voisey's Bay, Labrador with a solid organization of people and projects to enable continued aggressive exploration, discovery, and growth.

Merrex invites the public to visit its website at www.merrexgold.com or to email us at info@merrexgold.com to be added to the Company's e-mail list for press releases and updates.

MERREX GOLD INC.

Gregory Isenor, P. Geo., President & CEO

This press release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address future exploration drilling, exploration activities and events or developments that the Company expects, are forward looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions.

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