April 3, 2012, Vancouver, BC -- Heatherdale Resources Ltd. ("Heatherdale" or the "Company") (TSXV: HTR) announces that Mark Peters has joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO").
Mr. Peters has assumed the role of CFO, replacing Marchand Snyman who has resigned from his role with the Company but will continue in an advisory capacity.
Since 2007, Mr. Peters has led the tax department at Hunter Dickinson Inc. ("HDI') and gained extensive experience on Heatherdale and the HDI group of companies. He has over 11 years of experience in the areas of financial reporting and taxation, working primarily with Canadian and US public corporations. Prior to joining HDI, Mr. Peters worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the tax group.
Mr. Peters is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Victoria.
"For the past few years, I've had the pleasure of working with Mark in his capacity as Senior Manager of the tax function at HDI where he provided strategic counsel and implemented efficient financial planning for Heatherdale. The addition of Mark to our senior management team reflects his positive input and the immense value that he brings to the Company," said Patrick Smith, President and CEO. "I would also like to acknowledge and thank Marchand Snyman for his contributions to Heatherdale."
Heatherdale Resources Ltd. is a Vancouver-based exploration and development company focused on advancing the high-grade mine development opportunity at its 100%-owned Niblack Project. It also holds a 60% interest, with the option to acquire 100% in the mid-stage Delta copper-lead-zinc-gold-silver project, located in east-central Alaska. Heatherdale is associated with the Hunter Dickinson group, which has a track record of successful mineral exploration and development projects around the world.
For further details on Heatherdale Resources Ltd., please visit the Company's website at www.heatherdaleresources.com or contact Investor Services at (604) 684-6365 or within North America at 1-800-667-2114.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
President and CEO