Northern Rand Resource Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NRR

July 01, 2009 23:29 ET

Northern Rand Resource Corp. Announces Appointment of Director and CFO

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 1, 2009) - Northern Rand Resource Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NRR) (the "Company" or "Northern Rand") is pleased to announce that Mr. Nelson W. Baker, P.Eng., has been appointed to the Company's board of directors, thereby filling the board seat recently vacated by Mr. Tim Henneberry, who resigned as a director of the Company effective June 27, 2009. Northern Rand expresses its gratitude to Mr. Henneberry for his contribution to the Company.

Mr. Baker has over 40 years of experience in all aspects of mineral exploration and development. He is an active member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. Mr. Baker has served on the board of several public companies both as a director and an officer, and currently serves on the board of Temex Resources Corp., RPT Resources Ltd. and Rainy River Resources Ltd.

The Company is also pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. James G. Grinnell, CGA, as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Grinnell has over 30 years of experience in senior financial positions in both the public and private sectors. His experience includes positions with Canadian Forest Products, Balco Industries Inc., McIntyre Mines Limited, and Napier Environmental Technologies Inc. Mr. Grinnell is currently the CFO of Rainy River Resources Ltd.

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Contact Information

  • Northern Rand Resource Corp.
    Craig Dalziel
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (604) 605-1005