CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 15, 2012) - Mr. David Heighington, a Director of Gold Ridge Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:GEA) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that Gerry A. Peacock has been appointed to the board of directors effective May 10, 2012, subject to customary TSX Venture Exchange acceptance.
Mr. Peacock is a Barrister and Solicitor in private practice as a sole practitioner. Mr. Peacock is involved in a number of venture projects and investments and has held directorships in numerous publicly traded companies on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Corporation believes Mr. Peacock will broaden the skill set and experience of the board of directors.
The Corporation is a mineral exploration company, focusing on the exploration and discovery of economic precious and base metals properties of merits. Its business consists of the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties.
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