Victoria Resource Corporation

Victoria Resource Corporation

January 22, 2008 17:22 ET

Victoria's Marketing Strategy and Management Team Strengthened by Appointment of New Public Affairs Professional

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 22, 2008) - Victoria Resource Corporation (the "Company" or "Victoria") (TSX VENTURE:VIT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Linda Dorrington as the Company's Director of Public and Corporate Affairs.

Ms. Linda Dorrington joins the Company from De Beers Canada Inc. (De Beers) where she established and headed up their Public and Corporate Affairs Department for five years. She served on the De Beers Executive Committee and was responsible for communications, marketing, stakeholder engagement and was a key member of their strategy team. Prior to that, Ms. Dorrington provided communications consultancy services in Canada to De Beers and to AngloGold Limited (now AngloGold Ashanti Limited). Ms. Dorrington has also worked in corporate communications for Anglo American PLC in Johannesburg, South Africa and in London, England for a global law firm. Ms. Dorrington will receive 150,000 options to purchase shares in the Company with an exercise price equal to the closing price on January 21, 2007 of C$1.00. The options have a term to expiry of five years and will vest over an 18 month period.

"Ms. Dorrington's appointment is a clear signal that one of Victoria's key missions is to add shareholder value through effective communication with our external stakeholders. Ms. Dorrington is a high energy individual who brings a wealth of experience in communication and marketing at the most senior level of some of the world's largest and highest quality mining companies. We are absolutely delighted to have her join the Victoria team," said Chad Williams, CEO, President & Director of the Company.

The Company

Victoria Resource Corporation is a high-growth, lower-risk company focused on gold. The Company's strategy is to add value per share through efficient exploration, accretive acquisitions and effective marketing. Maintaining a low risk profile through vigilance, project diversification, sound financial management and operating in secure jurisdictions are key priorities for Victoria's management team. Victoria currently has interests in eight promising gold exploration projects covering over 100,000 acres in Nevada, USA. Victoria is distinguished by its exceptional property portfolio and the quality, experience and dedication of its management and exploration team. The Company's exploration results, active evaluation of growth opportunities through corporate transactions and the higher gold price are all factors which should add to the Company's value per share.


Chad Williams, CEO, President & Director

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