Red Back Mining Inc.
TSX : RBI

Red Back Mining Inc.

September 05, 2007 08:41 ET

Red Back Appoints New CFO and VP Corporate Development

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2007) - Red Back Mining Inc. (the "Company" or "Red Back") (TSX:RBI) is pleased to advise of changes to the senior management team.

Alessandro Bitelli has been appointed Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Mr Bitelli is a Chartered Accountant with over 12 years experience in the resource industry. Previously he worked for international chartered accounting firms for 13 years.

Simon Jackson, Red Back's CFO for the past eight years, will take up the position of Vice President, Corporate Development. Mr Jackson has over 20 years experience in the resource industry and has been instrumental in Red Back's move to Canada and the Company's continuing transition to a mid tier gold producer.

Commenting on the management appointments, Richard Clark, President and CEO, said: "We are delighted that Alessandro has joined Red Back's senior management team. He brings strong financial and leadership skills to the Company during a period of significant growth for Red Back. Simon's move to the Corporate Development role is important in facilitating Red Back's continued aggressive development strategy. We are excited about the opportunities for Red Back going forward and the strengthening of the senior management team will allow us to maximize these opportunities."

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This press release contains "forward-looking information" that is based on Red Back's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections. This forward-looking information includes, among other things, statements with respect to Red Back's plans, outlook and business strategy. The words "may", "would', "could", "should", "will", "likely", "expect', "anticipate", "intend", "estimate", "intend", "plan", "forecast", "project", "estimate" and "believe" or other similar words and phrases are intended to identify forward-looking information.

Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Red Back's actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such factors include, but are not limited to: uncertainties related to drilling results; the ability to raise sufficient capital to fund exploration; changes in economic conditions or financial markets; changes in prices for Red Back's mineral products or increases in input costs; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, regulatory, political and competitive developments; technological or operational difficulties or inability to obtain permits encountered in connection with exploration activities; and labour relations matters.

This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect our forward-looking information. These and other factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking information. Red Back disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Richard P. Clark, President

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