VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 23, 2012) - Rockridge Capital Corp. (TSX VENTURE:RRC) ("Rockridge"; the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Camden Smith (M.Sc., G.D.Eng., M.B.L., Pr.Sci.Nat.) to the position of Vice President, Exploration for the Company. Mr. Camden Smith will continue to serve as the Qualified Person for the Company as required by National Instrument 43-101.
Rockridge president Karl Kottmeier commented: "It is with great pleasure that I welcome Peter to his new position of Vice President, Exploration for Rockridge. Peter has been a geological consultant and the Qualified Person for Rockridge for just over a year and has been instrumental in helping to guide the exploration of the Fatou project. Peter is now responsible for all exploration planning and execution. Peter has extensive experience in African gold exploration and development projects and he is recognized world-wide as an authority in the field. We are excited to continue our successful exploration of the Fatou gold project and given the substantial amount of new drill results and geophysical data, we believe our on-going exploration of the Fatou Main Zone, the Fininko Zone and the compelling Buckle Zone will lead to the development of a world-class gold deposit."
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ROCKRIDGE CAPITAL CORP.
Karl Kottmeier, President
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