Northland Appoints Senior Operational Staff for Sweden and Finland

Monday, 14. June 2010 07:09
June 14, 2010  Northland Resources S.A. ("Northland" or "the Company") is
pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bert-Ove Johansson to the position of
Vice President - Swedish Operations and Mr. Pekka Veisto to the position of
Manager, Finland.

"With these additional senior management appointments, we are completing the
organizational structure that will support our transition from development to
production," said Karl-Axel Waplan, President and CEO of Northland.

In 2008, Mr. Johansson served as Regional Director of Operations for Northland's
Swedish subsidiary, Northland Resources AB.  During that time he was involved in
the economic studies on Northland's projects that have evolved in part into the
Kaunisvaara Iron Project Feasibility Study. Mr. Johansson will now assume the
position of Vice President - Swedish Operations, as well as Managing Director
for Northland Resources AB, and will be responsible for launching the mining
operations going forward.

Mr. Johansson has held a series of progressively more senior management roles
within the international mining industry, gaining operational experience in
Sweden, Ireland, Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia.  Before joining Northland, he
identified acquisition targets as part of his Business Development position in
Boliden Mineral AB.  Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Boliden Tara
Mines Ltd. in Ireland, Europe's largest zinc mine, where he was tasked with
modernizing the organization at the mine.  His experience also includes
technical, managerial and operational positions at Boliden's Aitik Mine and
LKAB's Kiruna and Malmberget operations.   Mr. Johansson holds a M.Sc., Mining
from the Luleå University of Technology in Sweden.

Mr. Pekka Veisto joins Northland as Manager, Finland and Managing Director for
Northland Mines OY.  He has a broad industrial background, having worked in the
steel industry as well as with mining construction operations for many years.
Mr. Veisto will be instrumental in managing and developing Northland's Finnish
projects.

Prior to joining Northland, Mr. Veisto held the position of Director,
Construction Division, Mining and International Operations for Destia OY, and
before that he served for eight years as the Construction Manager for Rautarukki
OY in Raahe.  Mr. Veisto holds an M.Sc., Civil Engineering from the Technical
University of Espoo in Finland

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"Karl-Axel Waplan"
President & CEO
Northland Resources S.A.

For more information please contact:

Karl-Axel Waplan, President & CEO: +46 705 104 239
Anders Hvide, Executive Chairman: +47 92 88 98 58
Patrick Foster, Director Finance: +44 77 101 236 03
Jonas Lundström, VP of Human Resources and Corporate Communication: +46 705 493
338
Marguerite Manshreck-Head, Investor Relations, Canada: +1 647 224 7882
Or visit our website at:www.northland.eu


This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl
(Norwegian Securities Trading Act)


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