Oro Gold Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : OGR

Oro Gold Resources Ltd.

April 28, 2008 09:30 ET

Oro Gold Appoints Robert Kendrick as Chairman of the Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2008) - Oro Gold Resources Ltd. ("Oro Gold") (TSX VENTURE:OGR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Kendrick to Chairman of the Board at its annual general meeting held last Thursday, April 24, 2008.

Mr. Kendrick, having been a director of Oro Gold Resources, comes to the position with a base of many years of mining related responsibility including: VP & General Manager of Climax Molybdenum division of Amax Inc.; VP of Amax Eploration Inc.; Sr. V.P. of Operations Amax Inc.; President and CEO of Monarch Resources - London-Caracas-Bermuda.

"Robert's vast knowledge and experience will be of great value as we continue to grow as a gold exploration company developing a resource base," stated Darren Bahrey, President and CEO of Oro Gold.

About Oro Gold

Oro Gold is a gold exploration company with 12 properties located in Mexico and Panama, with 5 of the properties optioned to joint venture partners. The district scale Trinidad property continues to be the company's top priority project and the main focus of exploration and resource definition efforts. Ongoing generative activity and a joint venture strategy will continue to be a fundamental part of Oro Gold's growth. The company's mission is to build shareholder value by making discoveries and developing low-cost gold resources through early and advanced stage exploration.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Darren Bahrey, President and CEO

Some statements in this release may contain forward-looking information. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to future exploration, development and production activities and future expenditures. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others, the time and success of future exploration, development and production activities and the timing and amount of expenditures.

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Contact Information

  • Oro Gold Resources Ltd.
    Darren Bahrey
    President and CEO
    (604) 646-1580
    (604) 642-2411 (FAX)
    Website: www.orogoldresources.com