Westridge Resources Inc
TSX VENTURE : WST

March 02, 2011 09:00 ET

Westridge Appoints Richard Barclay as an Advisor

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2011) - WESTRIDGE RESOURCES INC. (TSX VENTURE:WST) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Barclay as an advisor to the Company.

Mr. Richard Barclay

Mr. Barclay has more than 35 years experience in the mining industry where he has a proven track record of entrepreneurial success.

Mr. Barclay was a co-founder and the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Adriana Resources Inc. from 2004 to 2010.,a TSX-V listed company with a development-stage iron ore port facility in Brazil, and developing a five billion tonne iron project in Quebec, in joint venture with WISCO. From 2002 until 2005, Mr. Barclay was CEO and Director of Nevada Pacific Gold Ltd., formerly a TSX-V listed company which was acquired by U.S. GOLD in April 2007. He was the founding President, CEO of Eldorado Gold Corporation a TSX and NYSE listed mid tier international gold producer and served in that position and Director from 1991 to 1999. He was also a co-founder of Bema Gold Corporation, formerly a TSX and NYSE listed international gold producer, serving as Chief Financial Officer and Director from 1982 to 1992. Bema was acquired by Kinross Gold Corp. in April 2007.

Mr. Barclay is currently the President and Director of Hawthorne Gold Corporation, a TSX.V listed company.

Mr. Barclay's experience in exploration, evaluation of advanced projects and review of resource and mine development will be a welcome addition to the Company at this stage of its growth.

About Westridge Resources

Westridge Resources Inc. is a Canadian-based mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, evaluation and exploration of mineral resource properties. To date, the Company has focused its exploration activities in the Province of British Columbia, with its primary property being the Fortuna Property located in the Mount Sicker area of southeastern Vancouver Island, B.C. 

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Christopher R. Cooper, President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director

Certain information regarding the Company including management's assessment of future plans and operations, may constitute forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws. As a consequence, actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulations Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Westridge Resources Inc.
    Christopher R. Cooper
    877-692-8288