Sunridge Gold Corp.

Sunridge Gold Corp.

July 08, 2008 08:00 ET

Sunridge Appoints New Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 8, 2008) - Sunridge Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SGC) ("Sunridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Eric Edwards and Mr. Mark Corra have been appointed to the board of directors of Sunridge effective immediately. Both Mr. Edwards and Mr. Corra bring many years of experience in the mining exploration industry, both qualify as financial experts and have both been appointed to the Audit Committee, with Mr. Edwards serving as Chairman.

Eric Edwards is President and Chief Executive Officer of Ventura Gold Corp. He is also Chief Financial Officer and a Vice President of International Minerals Corporation. Over the past 12 years, Mr. Edwards has served as Chief Financial Officer for a number of publicly traded gold companies. He is a proven and prudent fiscal manager, having successfully completed acquisitions, divestitures, several equity placements and project and corporate debt facilities. Mr. Edwards holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Utah and a Bachelor of Science (Honors) degree in Geology from Utah State University. Mr. Edwards is also a director of the Northwest Mining Association.

Mark Corra has over 25 years of finance and accounting experience in the mining industry. He is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and holds a diploma in financial management from BCIT. Currently Mr. Corra is Senior Vice President Finance and CFO of B2Gold Corp. Previously he was Vice President Finance for Bema Gold Corporation where he spent 17 years helping build that company. Until recently, he was a director of Lero Gold Corp. and served as the Chairman of the Audit committee prior to that company being taken over in June 2008.

Sunridge is a mineral exploration Company focused on the acquisition, exploration, discovery and development of base and precious metal projects. The company is currently conducting exploration on the Asmara Project in Eritrea. The Company has 62.2 million shares outstanding and trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol SGC. For additional information on the company and its projects please view the slide show on our website at or call Don Halliday or Greg Davis at the numbers listed below.


Michael Hopley, President and Chief Executive Officer

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