SOURCE: Earth Dragon Resources, Inc.

Earth Dragon Resources, Inc.

January 21, 2011 16:05 ET

Earth Dragon Resources Announces New Management

TOKYO--(Marketwire - January 21, 2011) - Earth Dragon Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: EARH) (the "Company") is pleased to formally announce the appointment of its new management and board of directors.

Thomas W. Herdman now serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Earth Dragon Resources. Mr. Herdman brings 17 years of experience as an international management consultant and advisor in the development and financing of natural resource and energy related projects. Mr. Herdman has provided managerial and oversight expertise for a number of resource sector businesses, including financing, development of projects as well as the sale and acquisition of assets. He resides in Tokyo and previously held the position of Lecturer at Chuo University, Faculty of Law.

Joining the Board of Directors for Earth Dragon Resources is Ms. Christine L. Salvesen and Mr. James F. Park. Ms. Salvesen has served as a Director of Academic Success and Achievement at the University of Arizona since 2009, and has over 12 years of experience with the University of Arizona, being progressively responsible for experience planning, analyzing, developing innovative programs, and implementing marketing plans. From 2005 to 2008, she was the Assistant Director for The Disability Resource Center where she was charged with evaluating programs, managing a team and implementing strategic enhancements. Ms. Salvesen earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Arizona in 1995 and earned a Masters of Arts, Educational Psychology from the University of Arizona in 1997.

Mr. Park is a Certified Senior Geologist with over 25 years of progressive experience in all phases of geotechnical and mineral resource development. His background includes expertise in the areas of geotechnical management, environmental studies, water rights, economic evaluations, acquisitions, mine planning, land patenting and reserve development. He has been an independent mining consultant since 2008 and previously served as either a consulting, chief, project or exploration geologist with the following organizations: Golden Predator Corp. November 2007 to November 2008, Mining Consultant September 1993 to November 2007. Mr. Park is a resident of Arizona and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Geology at Western Washington University and undertook graduate studies at Arizona State University, Graduate School.

Additional details regarding the Company, its appointments and agreements are filed as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") EDGAR database.

ABOUT EARTH DRAGON RESOURCES, INC. (OTCBB: EARH)
Earth Dragon Resources is a mineral exploration company with a strategic focus on the purchase, development and production of high quality end-stage gold projects in Africa.

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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Earth Dragon Resources, Inc.
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Thomas W. Herdman, President & CEO

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