|July 22, 2010|
Michael Williams Joins Western Pacific's Board of Directors
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 22, 2010 -- Western Pacific Resources Corp. (WRP -- TSXV) is pleased to announce that Michael Williams is joining its board of directors.
Mr. Williams is currently the President of Full Metal Minerals, a Toronto Stock Exchange Venture (TSX: V-FMM) listed company that completed an Initial Public Offering in May 2004, and a Director and Advisor to several additional mining exploration companies. He is a co-founder of Full Metal Minerals, and is responsible for the company's corporate development, marketing and financing. Mr. Williams has significant contacts with both retail and institutional investors and has an extensive investment banking network. Mr. Williams was the Chairman of Underworld Resources (UW -- TSXV) until April 26, 2010 when Kinross Gold Corporation completed its acquisition of the company. He was previously Vice President of Atna Resources Ltd., a Toronto Stock Exchange listed company, where he developed and implemented all of the company's communication and investor relations programs from 1996 through to 2004. Prior to joining Atna Resources, Mr. Williams provided public relations counsel to various sectors including: mining, manufacturing, financial services, hospitality, tourism, and government.
"We are extremely pleased to have Mr. Williams join us. His track record of success and invaluable advice will be a welcome addition to our board," commented Warwick Smith CEO.
About Western Pacific
Western Pacific is a gold explorer focused on acquiring advanced-stage projects in the western United States, and has the right combination of exploration and financial professionals to succeed in making a world class gold discovery. For more information, please visit our website at www.westernpacificresources.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Warwick Smith, Chief Executive Officer
Tel: (604) 801-5432
Fax: (604) 662-8829
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