Southampton Ventures Inc.

Southampton Ventures Inc.

October 18, 2007 14:59 ET

Southampton Appoints VP Corporate Development

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 18, 2007) - Southampton Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SV) ("Southampton") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Julie Lassonde-Gray as Vice President of Corporate Development of the Company.

Southampton President and Chief Executive Officer, Richard Patricio, said: "Southampton is focused on growing its current business, both internally and externally. Julie has a wide range of skills that will help us in this endeavour and I am happy to welcome someone of her caliber to our company." Ms. Lassonde-Gray's first mandate will be to oversee work at Southampton's Horden Lake Copper-Nickel Deposit near James Bay, Quebec.

Mr. Lassonde-Gray joins Southampton with 10 years of experience in a variety of fields which include 4 years as a credit analyst with Macquarie Bank Ltd. in Sydney, Australia. Most recently she was with Macquarie Real Estate Structured Finance, Seattle, Washington as a senior portfolio manager. She holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Queen's University.


Southampton is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of properties for the mining of nickel, molybdenum, uranium and other minerals, through its 95% ownership of the Horden Lake Copper-Nickel Deposit in Quebec, its option to earn up to a 100% interest in the Devonian shale hosted nickel-molybdenum-zinc-platinum group elements property known as the NiMo Project located in the Yukon and its Nigerien uranium concessions.

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

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