Orofino Gold Corp. (ORFG): Dr. Hans J. Bocker Appointed as New Chairman of the Board of Directors

Apr 28, 2011, 06:00 ET from Orofino Gold Corp.

MEDELLIN, Colombia, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orofino Gold Corp. (OTCQB: ORFG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Hans Bocker as the new Chairman of the Board.

The Company held a Board meeting dated April 5, 2011, to initiate certain corporate changes to the existing members of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors unanimously appointed Dr. Hans Bocker as the new Chairman of the Board, and the former Chairman, Mr. Ning Shi Long, resigned as Chairman due to personal obligations, but will remain as a member of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Hans J. Bocker is an internationally recognized academic advisor. His expertise encompasses fundamental organizational and operational logistics including production and operations management, purchasing and procurement, safety, loss control, quality management, international management, cross-cultural management, transportation and traffic logistics, and leadership training for executives.

In addition to his logistical expertise, Dr. Bocker is also an internationally recognized gold expert. He recently published a book on gold titled Freedom Through Gold which has sold out in several languages. He is also a published journalist with over 2000 publications.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, the Company wishes to extend their gratitude to Mr. Ning Shi Long for his commitment and efforts as past Chairman of the Board.

Orofino Gold is a Colombian based gold producer, founded as a private company in 2009 by former executives with over 50 cumulative years in mining exploration, finance, and development expertise. Orofino's corporate objective is to continue to build shareholder value through the exploration and development of The Senderos de Oro Gold Camp and additional accretive acquisitions, capitalizing on the extensive experience and relationships that management has developed over the past 25 years.

Forward-Looking Statements: The statements by our officers, and other statements regarding optimism related to the business, expanding exploration and development activities and other statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the Company's business. Words such as expects, anticipates, intends, plans, believes, sees, estimates and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual results could vary materially from the description contained herein due to many risk factors that affect the industry the Company operates in and other risk factors listed from time to time in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings under "risk factors" and elsewhere. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date on which they are made, and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this press release.

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