White Pine Resources Inc.

White Pine Resources Inc.

September 14, 2010 16:35 ET

WPR Appoints Michael G. Leskovec as Chief Financial Officer, John Tait Joins Board

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2010) - White Pine Resources Inc. ("WPR" or "Company") (TSX VENTURE:WPR) is pleased to announce, effective September 14, 2010, the appointment of Michael G. Leskovec to the position of Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Leskovec is a Chartered Accountant with 10 years of financial experience, much of that time spent within public practice and in the mining industry. Mr. Leskovec is the Financial Control Officer of Northfield Capital Corporation, a publicly traded, TSXV listed investment holding company with investment interests primarily in the resource sector.

Most recently, Mr. Leskovec was Corporate Controller and an Officer of Andina Minerals Inc., a TSXV listed company involved in the development of the Volcan Gold Project in Chile. From May 2007 through September 2008, Mr. Leskovec served as Controller and an Officer of Gold Eagle Mines Ltd., a TSX listed company involved in the development of the Bruce Channel deposit in Red Lake, Ontario, and which was sold to Goldcorp Inc. in September 2008 for $1.5 billion. Previous to this, Mr. Leskovec was an audit and assurance Manager at Smith Nixon LLP, where he obtained his Chartered Accountant designation and managed audit engagements of publicly listed corporations traded on the TSX and TSXV.

John Tait, CEO, stated "I am delighted to have Michael join the WPR team." He added, "Michael brings to our Company his broad business and international finance experience. His attributes will be vital to the next phase of the development and growth of the Company."

In addition, the Company announces the resignation of Mario Miranda as CFO. John Tait stated "We very much appreciate Mario's significant contribution as CFO and wish Mario continued success in his future endeavours."

WPR is also pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John Tait as director of WPR. Mr. Tait is currently the Company's Chief Executive Officer.

In addition, the Company announces the resignation of Robert Pollock Sr. from the Board of Directors. John Tait stated "We very much appreciate Mr. Pollack's significant contribution as a member of the Board and wish Mr. Pollock continued success in his future endeavours."

About WPR

White Pine Resources Inc. is a Canadian based mineral exploration Company primarily focused on the exploration and development of mineral deposits in Canada.

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