Redzone Resources Ltd.

Redzone Resources Ltd.

June 16, 2011 09:00 ET

Redzone Appoints Board Chairman

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2011) - Redzone Resources Ltd. ("Redzone") (TSX:REZ) announces the appointment of Colin K. Benner as the new independent Chairman of the Board.

"We are delighted that Colin has agreed to Chair our Board as his expertise will be of great benefit to the Company as we pursue opportunities in the mining industry," said Mr. Michael Murphy, President and CEO of Redzone. "The Board and management are pleased to have Mr. Benner's guidance and we look forward to a productive relationship that will best serve our shareholders."

Mr. Benner is an experienced mining executive with more than 40 years in the mining industry in senior management and executive roles in Canada and internationally. He was most recently Chairman of PBS Coals Ltd., Vice Chairman and CEO of Skye Resources and previously Vice Chairman and CEO of Lundin Mining Corporation and EuroZinc Mining Corporation and has also served on a number of public company boards in the mining industry in Canada. He currently sits on the board of several public mining companies and is Chairman of AuRico Gold Inc. and Corsa Coal Ltd. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, the Canadian Society of Professional Engineers as well as a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Nunavut, the Society of Mining Engineers of the AIME and the Canadian Institute of Mining.

About Redzone

Redzone is a mineral exploration company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties with prospects for hosting gold and base metal deposits. The Company is currently active in Peru on the Lara and Tingo East copper projects and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol REZ.


Michael Murphy, Director, President and CEO

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    Michael Murphy
    Director, President and CEO