Canplats Resources Corporation

Canplats Resources Corporation

November 12, 2008 09:00 ET

Gordon Bogden to Join the Board of Canplats

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 12, 2008) - Canplats Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:CPQ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon Bogden to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Bogden is currently a Managing Partner of Gryphon Partners, a boutique investment bank that provides corporate advisory services to mining and energy companies. He brings more than 18 years of investment banking experience to Canplats' Board. Prior to Gryphon, Gordon was a Vice Chairman and Head of Global Mining and Metals, Corporate and Investment Banking at National Bank Financial Inc. He holds a BSc. in Applied Sciences from Queen's University and an ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

In addition, Mr. Bogden will receive incentive stock options to purchase 200,000 common shares of the Company for a period of five years at a price of $1.20 per share.

About Canplats

Canplats is focused on advancing the Camino Rojo project, a new gold and polymetallic discovery located in Zacatecas state, Mexico. Wholly-owned by Canplats, Camino Rojo is located in an area of excellent infrastructure, 50 kilometers to the southeast of Goldcorp's Penasquito mine.

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The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained herein.

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