Vancouver, BC, November 5, 2014 - Roughrider Exploration Limited (TSX-V: REL) ("Roughrider") - is pleased to announce that at its annual and special general meeting held October 31, 2014, shareholders voted to elect Alex Heath, who previously served as a strategic advisor to Roughrider, as an additional member of Roughrider's board of directors. Following Mr. Heath's appointment, Roughrider's board now consists of Scott Gibson, CEO, Jay Sujir, Dale Wallster, Wayne Hewgill and Mr. Heath.
From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Heath worked for Salman Partners Inc., a boutique Canadian investment bank providing financial advisory services to the mining industry. During this time, Mr. Heath worked extensively with uranium companies, including helping Hathor Exploration Limited raise $22M for its initial drill programs that culminated in the discovery of the Roughrider deposit in Saskatchewan. Since November 2013, Mr. Heath has worked in Corporate Finance for Seaspan Corporation.
Scott Gibson, Chief Executive Officer commented, "We are pleased to have Alex join our team, as we build the framework for exploration success. Our overriding mandate is to enhance value creation for Roughrider's shareholders, and now having both Dale and Alex on our board of directors enables Roughrider to draw on both the geological and financial expertise and experience in the Athabasca Basin."
Roughrider is also pleased to announce that, following the annual and special general meeting, the board of directors appointed Dale Wallster as Chairman of the Board.
Finally, Roughrider is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Saskatchewan Mineral Disposition MC1246 consisting of 1,556.8 hectares, for more information please visit http://www.roughriderexploration.com/s/genesis.asp. This claim was purchased from an arm's length party for the issuance of 100,000 common shares of Roughrider (at the market value of $0.21 per share) that are subject to a 4 month hold period.
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