VIPR Industries Inc.

VIPR Industries Inc.

April 20, 2009 07:01 ET

VIPR Industries Announces the Appointment of Michael Sandidge as Chief Geologist and Chief Operating Officer

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--(Marketwire - April 20, 2009) - VIPR Industries Inc. (PINK SHEETS:VIPR) ("VIPR") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Sandidge as Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O.) and Chief Geologist to the Company, effective immediately.

Mr. Sandidge has worked as an exploration geologist for more than 20 years, having worked in more than 50 countries. He is a Registered Professional Geologist in Washington State (WA State #2245), USA. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Washington and his Master's Degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Texas at El Paso. He has extensive experience in porphyry copper-gold, IOCG (Iron Oxide Copper Gold), epithermal precious metal, sedimentary-hosted base metal, ultramafic-mafic base metal, PGM-metal, and sediment-hosted uranium deposit types around the world. He has authored or co-authored more than 15 scientific articles relating to structural geology, metallogenesis, and tectonics.

JC Barbeck, President and CEO of VIPR Industries commented, "We are delighted to have someone of Mr. Sandidge's caliber and experience join the company. Mr. Sandidge will be instrumental as we move forward on developing current properties and to evaluate any future acquisitions and opportunities, some of which have been presented to the company by Mr. Sandidge."

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