Rocmec Mining Inc.

Rocmec Mining Inc.

June 09, 2006 09:40 ET

Rocmec Announces Nomination of Ms. Marlene Otis Geologist to its Board of Directors

POINTE-CLAIRE, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - June 9, 2006) - Subject to the approval of the TSX Venture stock exchange, Rocmec Mining inc. ("Rocmec") (TSX VENTURE:RMI) is pleased to announce the nomination of Ms. Marlene Otis to its Board of Directors. As a board member her responsibilities will include the geological analysis of current and future mining projects and a very active participation on the audit committee. She will also play a significant role in the elaboration of the Company's business plan.

A Geology graduate from the University of Montreal (BSc) and the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi (MSc) , Ms. Otis, in her capacity as geologist, worked from 1975 to 1988 as project manager for different companies operating in Northern Quebec and the James Bay territory. In 1987 she obtained a MBA in Finance and Marketing from HEC Montreal and has since occupied various positions with Canadian financial Institutions such as: Account Manager, Senior Account Manager for commercial financing, Assistant Vice-President for Corporate financial services and Business Center Senior Manager. Up until recently, Ms. Otis held the position of Vice-President for Corporate financial services with a major Canadian financial Institution.

Following the Board nominations of Mr. Raymond Savoie and Ms. Otis, Mr. Normand Allen and Mr. Jean-Philippe Harvey have joined the Company's advisory committee and will work closely with the President and CEO. Their experience and expertise in finance and administration will be a major plus for management.

Rocmec's growth strategy is to focus on the development of quality assets that will significantly enhance shareholder value. Exploitation of narrow high-grade precious metal veins with it's exclusive thermal fragmentation process coupled with conventional mining methods will lead the Company in becoming a mid-size gold producer. The acquisition, development and future exploitation activities at the recently acquired Russian Kid property are an excellent example of this strategy.

Rocmec Mining Inc., is a publicly trading Canadian junior exploration company, listed on the TSXVenture exchange under the symbol RMI. The primary objective is the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal projects. The Company's exclusive thermal fragmentation process combined with its growth strategy place it as the partner of choice for the development of narrow high-grade precious metal vein deposits.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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