Romios Gold Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : RG
OTC Bulletin Board : RMIOF
FRANKFURT : D4R

Romios Gold Resources Inc.

June 12, 2008 08:30 ET

Romios Gold Names Brian E. Robertson to Its Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 12, 2008) - Romios Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RG)(OTCBB:RMIOF)(FRANKFURT:D4R) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian E. Robertson, an executive with significant North American and international experience in all facets of the mining industry, to its Board of Directors.

"Mr. Robertson has extensive experience in mine development, operations, finance and exploration, both in North America and elsewhere. His broad experience in British Columbia, including exploration, mine development and operations will strengthen our team in advancing the Galore Creek area properties. We are extremely pleased to have an experienced executive of Brian Robertson's calibre join our Board,'' said Tom Drivas, President.

Mr. Robertson's areas of expertise are wide ranging and include financial and management at the executive level, exploration, mine development and operations, evaluation of businesses and performing due diligence related to projects, mergers, acquisitions and financing.

Mr. Robertson served as President of Victory Nickel and Nuinsco Resources. He was responsible for the development of Nuinsco nickel properties, which led to the spin-off of Victory Nickel, a TSX listed company. He spearheaded Nuinsco's entry into uranium exploration and directed the evaluation of its subsequent equity investment in Campbell Resources. His involvement in British Columbia included General Manager, Kemess mine and General Manager, Equity Silver mine.

He has extensive experience in gold mining operations in both North America and elsewhere. This experience includes 21 years with Placer Dome Inc. directing mining operations and development in Canada and South Africa, as well as 7 years at Royal Oak's mines in British Columbia and Newfoundland.

Mr. Robertson graduated from the University of Alaska with a Bachelor of Science, Mining Engineering. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Laurentian University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario and a member of the CIM.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Robertson said: "I am pleased to be appointed as a member of Romios Gold's Board of Directors and am excited about the company's gold assets and upcoming exploration program at its Galore Creek area properties. Recent announcements about Cominco/Nova Gold's commitment to advance its Galore Creek property to production are positive for the advancement of Romios' Newmont Lake mineral deposit. I look forward to involvement with the potential expansion of the resource at the Newmont Lake property and evaluating its production potential, as well as further exploration programs on Romios' other properties."

The Company also will grant 1,000,000 options to purchase common shares of the Company at $0.32 per share for five years to Mr. Robertson: 250,000 of these options are exercisable immediately and the remaining 750,000 options are vested over a period of eighteen months.

The appointment of Mr. Robertson and the grant of options to him are subject to TSX Venture approval.

About Romios Gold Resources Inc.

Romios Gold Resources Inc., a progressive Canadian mineral exploration company established in 1995, is headquartered in Toronto and is actively engaged in precious and base metal exploration across North America with a primary focus on gold, silver and copper. Romios has significant property interests in British Columbia, Ontario and Nevada. The Corporation plans to undertake extensive exploration work on its Galore Creek properties in British Columbia, which are centrally located between NovaGold's large gold-copper-silver deposit and Barrick's high grade gold mine at Eskay Creek.

Exchange Listings and Symbols: TSX-V:RG, NASDAQ OTC:RMIOF, Frankfurt:D4R.
Head Office: 25 Adelaide Street East, Suite 1010, Toronto, ON Canada, M5C 3A1 Tel: 416-221-4124, Fax: 416 218-9772 Website: www.romios.com. Contact: Tom Drivas, President Email Address: romios@romios.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: This Press Release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. When used in this document, the words "may", "would", "could", "will", "intend", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect our current views with respect to future events and are subject to such risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause our actual results to differ materially from the statements made, including those factors discussed in filings made by us with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties, such actual results of current exploration programs, the general risks associated with the mining industry, the price of gold and other metals, currency and interest rate fluctuations, increased competition and general economic and market factors, occur or should assumptions underlying the forward looking statements prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated, or expected. We do not intend and do not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements. Shareholders are cautioned not to put undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.

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

Contact Information

  • Romios Gold Inc.
    Tom Drivas
    President and Director
    (416) 221-4124
    (416) 218-9772 (FAX)
    Email: romios@romios.com
    or
    Romios Gold Inc.
    Thomas Skimming
    Vice President of Exploration and Director
    (416) 444-0900
    (416) 444-0586 (FAX)
    Email: tmsk8ing@hotmail.com
    Website: www.romios.com