Planet Exploration Inc.

Planet Exploration Inc.

October 21, 2010 17:47 ET

Planet Exploration Announces Director Appointment

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2010) - Planet Exploration Inc. ("Planet") (TSX VENTURE:PXI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Patrick McAndless to its board of directors.

Mr. McAndless is the Vice President Exploration of Imperial Metals Corporation. His career in base and precious metal exploration for over four decades has provided him extensive knowledge and expertise in the evaluation of mineral prospects. Mr. McAndless oversees Imperial's exploration and development programs, property evaluations and land management.

In 2006 Mr. McAndless was the recipient of the APEGBC's 2006 C.J. Westerman Memorial Award. In 2005 he was honoured by the British Columbia & Yukon Chamber of Mines and awarded the H.H. "Spud" Huestis Award for Excellence in Prospecting and Mineral Exploration, and in 2003 he received the Northern BC Prospector of the Year Award at the Northern BC Business & Industry Awards.

Mr. McAndless is a Professional Geoscientist with a BSC (Honours Geology) from the University of British Columbia.

Planet looks forward to Mr. McAndless' contribution to the board.

Planet also announces that Dr. Adrian G. Mann has tendered his resignation as an officer and director of Planet. Dr. Mann was instrumental in Planet's discovery and development of the Sidace Lake property and the Board wishes to thank him for his years of significant contribution.

Planet is a minerals exploration company based in Calgary, Canada.


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